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humid

Wrapped in its stygian gloom, breathing its fetid air, numbed by its humid and icy atmosphere, His feet in stocks, His neck weighed down by a mighty chain, surrounded by criminals and miscreants of the worst order, oppressed… Read More

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

fishing

“Peter, the chief of the apostles, used to divide the proceeds of his fishing into seven parts, and when, having taken one part for each day’s use, he arrived at the seventh portion, he knew it was the… Read More

launch

Launch it upon the ancient sea, in His Name, the Most Wondrous, Glorified be my Lord, the All-Glorious! And let the angelic spirits enter, in the Name of God, the Most High. Glorified be my Lord, the All-Glorious!… Read More

lake

The eye sees a mirage upon the desert as a lake of water, but there is no reality in it. As we stand upon the deck of a steamer, the shore appears to be moving, yet we know… Read More

sprinkling

“From eternity the door of Thy grace hath remained wide open. A dewdrop out of the ocean of Thy mercy is able to adorn all things with the ornament of sanctity, and a sprinkling of the waters of… Read More

quiet

“Send down, then, upon them that which will assure their hearts, and quiet their souls, and renew their spirits, and refresh their bodies.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Prayers and Meditations by Bahá’u’lláh

immersed

“This all shows that material progress alone does not tend to uplift man. On the contrary, the more he becomes immersed in material progress, the more does his spirituality become obscured.” – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Paris Talks