Prayers/readings for study
Let truthfulness and courtesy be your adorning. (Bahá’u’lláh)
Truthfulness is the foundation of all human virtues. (‘Abdu’l-Bahá)
- The Boy Who Cried Wolf. There is an excellent retelling in Book 2 of Bahá’í Education for Children, aka the Furútan curriculum.
- The story of Mullá Bahram, the honest merchant, from Ruhi Book 3.
- Tell the Truth. From Ruhi Book 3.
- Truthfulness. From Ruhi Book 3.
- Nine-pointed stars. Cut out three equilateral triangles for each child; help them put them together to form a regular nine-pointed star. They may either (1) place them on another piece of paper, trace them, and cut out the resulting nine-pointed star, or (2) glue the three triangles together to form a nine-pointed star. They can then decorate the star as they wish; they may also want to punch a hole in one point and run a string through to hang it somewhere when finished.
- Written exercise: Mulla Bahram’s story (PDF).
O SON OF MAN! Neglect not My commandments if thou lovest My beauty, and forget not My counsels if thou wouldst attain My good pleasure. (Bahá’u’lláh, Arabic Hidden Word no.39)