Fasting is a microcosm of parenting, or maybe of life itself. Both are long, arduous, spiritual processes.
“Children are the most precious treasure a community can possess, for in them are the promise and guarantee of the future. They bear the seeds of the character of future society which is largely shaped by what the adults constituting the community do or fail to do with respect to children.” —Bahá’í Writings
As parents and teachers, we care deeply about the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of kids. This section of Brilliant Star Online offers a wealth of resources from a wide range of experts, professionals, parents, and educators. Some write from a Bahá’í perspective, and many others give diverse viewpoints. Our goal is to create a productive exchange of ideas among people of all faiths.
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