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"Someone Had Shot Him in the Head"

01/27/2006

by Kathleen Kettler Lehman

Racial prejudice has a long and ugly history. In the United States, it has taken several forms, none so virulent as the prejudices against the black peoples who were originally brought to the continent as slaves and the indigenous peoples. An indicent of the latter witnessed by Dale's ancestors is a case in point.

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A Happy and Joyful Being

03/19/2004

by Dale E. Lehman

'Abdu'l-Bahá encouraged happiness in everyone He met. His enthusiasm for happiness was more than just a theory. It was a way of life for Him, and it can be for us, too.

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The Hiding Place

02/02/2008

by Kathleen Kettler Lehman

I first read this classic narrative of life in German-occupied Holland not long after it was first published, in the early 1970s, while we were vacationing at a cousin's house. Corrie ten Boom's story of how she came to be part of the Dutch underground, how her family hid Jews from the Nazis, and how her family's secret eventually was discovered and they were sent first to prison, where her father died, and then to a concentration camp where her sister would die, made a great impression on my fourteen-year-old self.

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Legacy of Courage: The Life of Ola Pawlowska

03/06/2009

by Dale E. Lehman

The life of Ola Pawlowska, a Polish woman who arose to fulfill one of the goals of Shoghi Effendi's "Ten Year Crusade" is told by her daughter in Legacy of Courage. But this book is more than just biography. It's inspiration!

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