Jamál, 14 Kamál (Perfection), 179 B.E


Found what appears to be a clump of large-leaved avens (Geum macrophyllum)

The literature indicates that it is more prevalent in the western US, but it does extend in a band across southern Canada and northern US to New England. It has medicinal uses and can be a substitute for cloves in the kitchen. I’ll take their word for it…


Setup a top-level Google Drive folder and prepared a couple of Google Docs for the Human Well-Being group to use in the Google Space created for them. Not sure how excited they will be about getting deeper into the Google ecosystem. Some folks are really turned off by it. We’ll see.

Revised the Greener Acres Value Network TimeBank homepage so that those who want credit for the time they spend in support of the Global Solidarity Accounting project can receive it. More modifications are forthcoming.

Before that, though, it’s back to dealing with urgent correspondence!


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Regarding the question of economics according to the new teachings, as this caused some difficulty for you because the report you received did not reflect what I said, I shall outline the essence of this matter so that it will be clearly proven that there is no complete solution for the economic question apart from that offered in the new teachings. It is absolutely impossible to resolve the problem by other means.

In solving this problem we must start with the farmer and end with other trades, because there are twice as many farmers, if not more, as there are people engaged in other trades. Thus it is right that we begin with them. The farmer is the primary factor in society. 1

  1. ’Abdu’l-Bahá, and Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani. Mahmúd’s Diary: The Diary of Mírzá Mahmúd-i-Zarqání Chronicling ’Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey to America. Edited by Shirley Macias. Translated by Mohi Sobhani. Oxford: George Ronald, 1998. https://bahai-library.com/zarqani_mahmuds_diary&chapter=6#section143 [return]