A meditation: Noble honeybee

In a series of brief meditations, Toledo author and psychotherapist Kevin Anderson finds extraordinary wisdom hidden in the ordinary happenings of “Noble Nature” — in rocks and trees, shooting stars and seashores, blizzards and bees, and in a wide assortment of other natural amazements.

BLOG: C’mon, get happy

As I was mowing my mother’s lawn, somehow I got “Come On Get Happy,” the theme song from “The Partridge Family,” stuck in my head. Now I must admit I have not been in the best of moods the last few days, but rather than dwelling on the hows and whys, I decided it would be much better to just enjoy being happy. Before I realized it, I was thinking of some funny things that happened when I was a church janitor.

‘The Guardian’ of the Faith: Bahá’í Basics, Part 9

In this Part of this introductory series on the Bahá’í Faith, the Báb, Bahá’u’lláh, and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá are all gone from the scene. Who is to lead the new Faith now? The written divinely ordained line of succession now designates a Guardian of the Faith to nurture it, protect it, and to set up its organization to ensure its blossoming for the next 1,000 years.