O ye children of the Kingdom! Give thanks unto God that, at this tender age, ye have entered into the Divine Kingdom. The bounty and bestowal of God have surrounded you. While ye were yet children, He chose you and elected you. Ye became the intimates of His mysteries, whilst those of riper age remained deprived. This is naught but a divine bestowal. Therefore give ye thanks unto God…

– ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Additional Prayers Revealed by ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá

Photograph by Anahita Anvari-Clark.

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