Stories of Mother’s Stories: Recollections of Abdu’l-Baha

Streetcar on hill in Baltimore

Mable Ives & The Mysterious Trolley Car Ride

Many years ago, Mable Rice-Wray Ives lived in Baltimore. It was in the far away days of streetcars, and in order to reach the down-town shopping district, Mable had to ride the streetcar for a long way from the residential part of…

Mable "Rizwanea" and Howard Colby Ives

When Mable Ives Could Endure No More, She Prayed

Mable Ives, after she married Howard Colby Ives (my father) became known to many who loved her as Rizwanea. For very many years, after they were married, my father and Rizwanea traveled and taught the Faith. It was their entire life. They…