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edge

“They walk the edge of a treacherous bank and tread the brink of a fiery abyss.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Gems of Divine Mysteries, quotation from Qur’án 9:109; 3:103.

eye

“I beg of Thee, O my Lord, by Thine eye that sleepeth not, to guard mine eyes from beholding aught beside Thee. Strengthen, then, their vision that they may discern Thy signs, and behold the Horizon of Thy Revelation. Thou art He before the revelations of Whose omnipotence the quintessence of power hath trembled.” –… Read More

government

“In every country where any of this people reside, they must behave towards the government of that country with loyalty, honesty and truthfulness. This is that which hath been revealed at the behest of Him Who is the Ordainer, the Ancient of Days.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh

embedded

“O Lord, help Thou Thy loved ones to acquire knowledge and the sciences and arts, and to unravel the secrets that are treasured up in the inmost reality of all created beings. Make them to hear the hidden truths that are written and embedded in the heart of all that is…“ —‘Abdu’l‑Bahá, Bahá’í Prayers

calm

“Thou art He Who changeth through His bidding abasement into glory, and weakness into strength, and powerlessness into might, and fear into calm, and doubt into certainty. No God is there but Thee, the Mighty, the Beneficent.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Prayers and Meditations by Bahá’u’lláh

aglow

“…setting thy face toward the Horizon aglow with the light of His countenance.” – Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts

asleep

“O BONDSLAVE OF THE WORLD!Many a dawn hath the breeze of My loving-kindness wafted over thee and found thee upon the bed of heedlessness fast asleep. Bewailing then thy plight it returned whence it came.” – Bahá’u’lláh, The Hidden Words, #30 from the Persian

perches

“Consider how the animal has attained the fullest degree of physical felicity. A bird perches upon the loftiest branch and builds there its nest with consummate beauty and skill. All the grains and seeds of the meadows are its wealth and food; all the fresh water of mountain springs and rivers of the plain are… Read More

wood

“When you see a tree growing and developing, be hopeful of its outcome. It will blossom and bear fruit eventually. If you see dry wood or old trees, there is no hope whatever of fruitage.” – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace

arise

“O My Name! Suffer all created things to quaff once again from this chalice which hath caused the seas to rise. Kindle then in the hearts the blazing fire which this crimson Tree hath ignited, that they may arise to extol and magnify His Name amidst the adherents of all Faiths.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of… Read More

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