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trace

“It behooveth thee to consecrate thyself to the Will of God. Whatsoever hath been revealed in His Tablets is but a reflection of His Will. So complete must be thy consecration, that every trace of worldly desire will be washed from thine heart. This is the meaning of true unity.“ – Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the… Read More

stick

Many years ago in Baghdád I saw a certain officer sitting upon the ground. Before him a large paper was placed into which he was sticking needles tipped with small red and white flags. First he would stick them into the paper, then thoughtfully pull them out and change their position. I watched him with… Read More

legged

Upon completing your prostrations, seat yourselves cross-legged—men and women alike—and eighteen times repeat “Glorified be God, the Lord of the kingdoms of earth and heaven.” – Bahá’u’lláh, The Kitáb-i-Aqdas

glare

“O God, my God! The gloom of night hath shrouded every region, and all the earth is shut away behind thick clouds. The peoples of the world are sunk in the black depths of vain illusions, while their tyrants wallow in cruelty and hate. I see nothing but the glare of searing fires that blaze… Read More

move

“Through Him all things live, move, and have their being.” – Bahá’u’lláh, The Kitab-i-Iqan

depth

“Abasement hath reached its lowest depth: Where are the emblems of Thy glory, O Glory of the worlds?“ – Bahá’u’lláh, Bahá’í Prayers

repose

Whereupon the clouds of the Divine Will were raised to rain upon thee the outpourings of heavenly wisdom, to divest thee of all that thou hadst acquired aforetime, to draw thee from the realms of contradiction unto the retreats of oneness, and to lead thee to the sacred streams of His Law. Perchance thou mayest… Read More

house

“Blessed is the spot, and the house, and the place, and the city, and the heart, and the mountain, and the refuge, and the cave, and the valley, and the land, and the sea, and the island, and the meadow where mention of God hath been made, and His praise glorified.“ —Bahá’u’lláh, Bahá’í Prayers

run

“On a sudden, a watchman followed after him. He broke into a run, with the watchman in swift pursuit; then other watchmen came together and barred every passage to the weary one. And that wretched one cried from his heart, and ran here and there, and moaned to himself, “Surely this watchman is ‘Izrá’íl, my… Read More

rooted

“The main thing is to remain staunch and firmly rooted, and persevere to the end.“ – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá

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