We regularly receive many emails from people wanting to help Nineteen Months in various ways. This is wonderful and we are all touched and very appreciative of your offers. To answer your commonly asked questions, we’ve compiled a list. If your question is not answered, please email us at editors@nineteenmonths.com

Q: “How can I help this initiative?”

A: Like what you see here? Feel free to spread the word! Leave us a comment on the site, share our content with friends, or link to us from your blog. Do you follow us? Re-share our Facebook posts and retweet us on Twitter.

Q: “I really like what you’re doing and would love to help by taking photographs or writing for you. Is this possible?”

A: Nineteen Months is always looking for new photographers and writers. Please send work samples or a link to your website to editors@nineteenmonths.com for consideration.

Q: “So how do I share my spiritually inspired photographs and writing if not on Nineteen Months?”

A: Easy. Do what we did. We are sure that with your talent and the Writings, you can start off a NEW initiative!

Nineteen Months is one idea of inspiration for photography, but we’re certainly not the Getty Images of Bahá’í inspired photography!

The web needs more high quality Bahá’í content. Its very easy to start something, using a site such as wordpress.com if you have no web skills, for example. For good examples of other sites showing individual initiative, see bottom of page.

Q: “I want to use your photos on the Internet. What is your copyright policy?”

A: The copyright of every photo on Nineteen Months is held by the photographer, however, we (the photographers) have decided to let you use them non-commercially only if you let us know where you use themacknowledge the photographer, and link to the site. For more on this and using the photos OFF the Internet, please see the section below regarding copyright.

Recommended examples of individual initiative

nineteen days: Like Nineteen Monthsnineteen days is also a collaborative photography project. It was created to share moments of the early mornings and evenings of the nineteen days of the Baha’i Fast.

Enable Me to Grow: This website is aimed at collecting resources for mothers to intentionally cultivate their own spiritual growth as well as nourish the spirits of their little ones.  It will offer both inspiration (“Being…”) and practical tools (“Doing…”) inspired by teachings of the Baha’i Faith.

Design The Faith: A showcase of creativity in the Baha’i community.

A Compilation on the Mashriqu’l-Adhkár: A website with selections from the Writings about the institution of the House of Worship.

Baha’i Blog: A weekly updated site for everything Baha’i, whether it’s Baha’i news, Baha’i music, Baha’i resources, the Baha’i calendar or perspectives on the Baha’i Religion.

Baha’i Teachings: Striving to deepen understanding of the Baha’i teachings and to apply these teachings to contemporary challenges.

Acheiving Coherence: Contributing to the discourse on the advancement of civilization.

Fruit Tree Blog: thoughts on the Baha’i Faith, economics, and the world around us.

Susan GammageOne Baha’i-inspired author’s blog filled with hundreds of articles on living according to the teachings of the Baha’i faith in a tempestuous world.

Soul PancakeSoulPancake is a place to speak your mind, unload your questions, and figure out what it means to be human. Created by Baha’i, and Hollywood actor/The Office (American) star; Rainn Wilson.


Copyright Policy for www.nineteenmonths.com:

Nineteen Months brings together photographers from around the world who reflect on the Baha’i writings through the art of photography.

Our copyright policy has been created to encourage visits to this website, so that the photos based on the Baha’i Calendar, can be viewed in context, to inspire everyone, with no restrictions.

The photographers own the copyright to their photos, however, by consensus, we have agreed on the following, based on an adaptation of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 License. Please contact the admin at admin@nineteenmonths.com for further information.

Thus you are free to share—to copy, distribute, and transmit the photographs…

Under the following conditions:


i) If used on the Internet:You must attribute the photo/s with acknowledgement of the photographer, a link to www.nineteenmonths.com(but not in any way that suggests that the photographer/website endorses you or your use of the photo/s) and let us know where the photo is being used by emailing the admin at admin@nineteenmonths.com.


ii) If used publicly/privately (not on the Internet) e.g. for devotionals, 19-day Feast, Firesides: Youuse all the photographs together where possible e.g. in a slideshow, so they can be shown in context, as a theme.

No Derivative Works

You may not alter, transform, or build upon the photographs.

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You may not use this work for commercial purposes.

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