On Saturday, August 8, the 7th Annual “Back-to-School Community Celebration” will be held from 10:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. at the Anchor of Hope Community Center and High Street Baptist Church located at 2302 Florida Ave. NW. Continue reading Back to School celebration at Anchor of Hope Center
On Saturday, July 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Security Lock and Key and Marc Klass, father of Polly Klass will host a KlassKids Print-A-Thon to promote and educate families about child safety, fingerprint and photograph children at no cost. Continue reading Free Child Safety Day Print-A-Thon
It was a child’s book during Baha’i children’s classes many years ago that brought out the simplistic truth of it while comparing it with the human body. The exterior eyes, the ears, hair, skin, teeth, legs, feet, and interior veins, arteries, etc., all totally different in shape, sizes, color and composition with each serving a different purpose. Yet the proper function of each is essential in forming a complete whole. Continue reading The value, purpose and power of unity in diversity
My grandmother used to say, “Being blessed by God is wonderful, but being a blessing to others because God blessed you is more important.” While I was not raised in a household where attending Sunday morning worship was highly valued, it was still important to my parents that they raise children who understood that service to those less fortunate was a an essential part of being a good, responsible, and educated person. Because of this, I began tutoring students in reading and math skills when I was twelve years old. It was something I enjoyed and had the temperament to do. Continue reading Reading changes lives!
Having gone through the stages of infancy and turbulent adolescence, humanity is now approaching maturity, a stage that will witness “the reconstruction and the demilitarization of the whole civilized world–a world organically unified in all the essential aspects of its life. In no other country is the promise of organic unity more immediately demonstrable than in the US as it is already most representative of a microcosm of the diverse peoples of the earth! Continue reading It’s “all in the family” – of mankind . . .