Blog

dove

“O Lord my God! Long hath been the term of separation, and hard upon me the effect of deprivation! I, verily, yearn for the meads of Thy mercy even as a dove yearneth for a companion in its sylvan bower, wishing to behold Thy beauty in the World of Mysteries and to enjoy Thy pardon… Read More

three

“Each moon, O my belov’d, For three days I go mad; Today’s the first of these— ’Tis why thou seest me glad.” – Rúmí, quoted by Bahá’u’lláh, The Call of the Divine Beloved

path

“Wert thou to consider this world, and realize how fleeting are the things that pertain unto it, thou wouldst choose to tread no path except the path of service to the Cause of thy Lord.”– Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh

amass

“Would that the inhabitants of the world who have amassed riches for themselves and have strayed far from the True One might know who will eventually lay hand on their treasures; but, by the life of Bahá, no one knoweth this save God, exalted be His glory.”– Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts

after

“Behold how the manifold grace of God, which is being showered from the clouds of Divine glory, hath, in this day, encompassed the world. For whereas in days past every lover besought and searched after his Beloved, it is the Beloved Himself Who now is calling His lovers and is inviting them to attain His… Read More

tea

“Muḥammad-‘Alí would carefully consider every blessing that came his way. “How delicious my tea is today,” he would comment.” ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Memorials of the Faithful

rustling

“And what of the delights of these gardens—their exquisite grounds and gentle breezes, their purling streams, their soughing winds, their cooing doves and rustling leaves? … Alas for them! All have perished and are gone to rest beneath a canopy of dust.” – Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts

angle

“The American nation, of which the community of the Most Great Name forms as yet a negligible and infinitesimal part, stands, indeed, from whichever angle one observes its immediate fortunes, in grave peril.” – Shoghi Effendi, Citadel of Faith, 1954

gem

“Know, verily, that the soul is a sign of God, a heavenly gem whose reality the most learned of men hath failed to grasp, and whose mystery no mind, however acute, can ever hope to unravel.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh

colored

“The world of humanity, too, is like a garden, and humankind are like the many-colored flowers.” – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, 23 April 1912 at Howard University, Washington, D.C., from The Promulgation of Universal Peace

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.


Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: