A Calm Storm

The blog of Sholeh Samadani Munion

Category: Baha’i


Greenlake Baha’i Conference was…peaceful. That is mostly what I take away from the weekend. I did not stress about anything, which is a really good thing. Definitely needed it. My digital camera had no batteries, so there are no pictures….


I’m driving to Louhelen tomorrow for the weekend, so I’ll be back on Sunday. I’ll have my cell, and I will check my email for sure. So really…nothing is changing. As usual, it is frighteningly easy to contact me. hmph….


Ya Baha’ul Abha!! O Glory of the Most Glorious! I just think that…sometimes I don’t show enough appreciation for God and the universe. 😀

9th Day of Ridvan

I hope everyone has a wonderful 9th Day of Ridvan. It begins at sunset today and ends at sunset tomorrow. I have no live plants at my apartment, so I had to make do. 🙂

Air & Angels

Twice or thrice had I loved thee, Before I knew thy face or name; So in a voice, so in a shapeless flame Angels affect us oft, and worshipp’d be… -John Donne, 1572-1631 Something about this selection just makes me…I…


“The bounties of the Blessed Perfection are infinite. We must endeavor to increase our capacity daily, to strengthen and enlarge our capabilities for receiving them, to become as perfect mirrors. The more polished and clean the mirror, the more effulgent…


I finished reading the Dawnbreakers last night. 668 pages later, I feel…closer to my heritage and the Faith, but at the same time I know that my knowledge is infinitesimal. Happy Spring Break, folks. Well, at least for me! Time…

My own words

“Praise be to God,” He said, “that whatever is essential for the believers in this Revelation to be told has been revealed. Their duties have been clearly defined, and the deeds they are expected to perform have been plainly set…

The Fast

“Praised be Thou, O God, my God! These are the days whereon Thou hast enjoined Thy chosen ones, Thy loved ones and Thy servants to observe the Fast, which Thou hast made a light unto the people of Thy kingdom,…

Timely utterance

“How great the multitude of truths which the garment of words can never contain! How vast the number of such verities as no expression can adequately describe, whose significance can never be unfolded, and to which not even the remotest…


“It behoveth him who is a wayfarer in the path of God and a wanderer in His way to detach himself from all who are in the heavens and on the earth. He must renounce all save God, that perchance…

impossible descriptions

how do you describe a weekend of amazing, intense, spiritual, crazy emotions? how do you bring to your readers the sense of utmost inclusion, generosity, and love? you can’t. not fully. so you sit at your computer and stare into…

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