[A] very feeble patient may ask the doctor to give him food which would be positively dangerous to his life and condition. He may beg for roast meat. The doctor is kind and wise. He knows it would be dangerous to his patient so he refuses to allow it. The doctor is merciful; the patient, ignorant. Through the doctor’s kindness the patient recovers; his life is saved. Yet the patient may cry out that the doctor is unkind, not good, because he refuses to answer his pleading.

God is merciful. In His mercy He answers the prayers of all His servants when according to His supreme wisdom it is necessary.”

– ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace

[Trim, but do not peel, 3 sweet potatoes. Slice to 1/3″, brush with olive oil, sprinkle both sides w/ cinnamon. Bake @ 350 for 20min. Flip, bake 10min or until tender. Broil for 1-2 min for a final crisp. Rub a little butter on at the end.]

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