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Jim's Recent Activity

  1. Jim replied to the thread Learning about the stories and communities of religions.

    Maybe it could just be a person's evolving vision of an ideal person, based on experiences with people he has known. In fact, that might...

    May 24, 2019 at 5:05 AM
  2. Jim rated lewisnotmiller's post Winner in the thread Re: What use does an atheist have for deities?.

    I think symbols can also be useful short hand in communicating to others.

    May 24, 2019 at 3:57 AM
  3. Jim liked The Hammer's post in the thread Re: What use does an atheist have for deities?.

    All the Gods are real, and they are also powerful symbols. You can be both, just as a ship Captain is both a real person, and the...

    May 24, 2019 at 3:55 AM
  4. Jim liked LuisDantas's post in the thread Re: What use does an atheist have for deities?.

    From another thread, where I unfortunately can not post: Deities (in this case, the Hindu Devas) are powerful symbols of certain...

    May 24, 2019 at 3:53 AM
  5. Jim replied to the thread Learning about the stories and communities of religions.

    For example, maybe it could be what a person thinks of as herself at her very best, in an affectionate and admiring way as it it were...

    May 24, 2019 at 3:37 AM
  6. Jim replied to the thread Learning about the stories and communities of religions.

    I was doing some research on what Gautama Buddha said and didn’t say about God, and considering what I read about that, and what I read...

    May 24, 2019 at 3:29 AM
  7. Jim liked AT-AT's post in the thread Blue eyes - a foundation for unity?.

    No worries. Who wants free cookies? [ATTACH]

    _20150619_204621.JPG May 23, 2019 at 8:25 AM
  8. Jim liked Gerry's post in the thread I am now a Christian: my story.

    That was very long and interesting. I definitely accept you just as you are. The schizophrenic thing went a long way in my acceptance....

    May 22, 2019 at 7:43 PM
  9. Jim replied to the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    :smile: The take up rate has been very low sometimes, some places, among Baha'is. I don't think that membership in the Baha'i Faith has...

    May 22, 2019 at 7:38 PM
  10. Jim liked Tony Bristow-Stagg's post in the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    I would agree with you Jim. Apart from Baha'i, I am not sure who else would take up the offer. I say that from observation, as I have...

    May 22, 2019 at 7:20 PM
  11. Jim replied to the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    Also, I think that participating in the community building is the best way now for Baha'is to respond to Baha'u'llah's call to teach the...

    May 22, 2019 at 7:18 PM
  12. Jim replied to the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    I'll try to summarize everything I'm thinking about this because I'm not sure I'll be posting much more. Anyone who wants to...

    May 22, 2019 at 6:41 PM
  13. Jim liked Tony Bristow-Stagg's post in the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    Thank you Jim, I am aware of the activities and I have watched that video a few times. Our invitations to date, have not had any...

    May 22, 2019 at 1:48 AM
  14. Jim replied to the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    I also looked on the New Zealand Baha’i website, and it also discusses the community building and those same four activities: devotional...

    May 22, 2019 at 12:43 AM
  15. Jim replied to the thread Best Baha'i response to what the world needs, according to the House of Justice.

    @Tony Bristow-Stagg I decided to look at the website of the Baha’is of Australia, to see what it says about community building, and...

    May 22, 2019 at 12:27 AM