fantasy

But those with unseeing eyes were astonished at this tumult, and they cried, “Where is the light?” and again, “We see no light! We see no rising sun! Here is no truth. This is but fantasy and nothing… Read More

light

“These servants are turning to Thy kingdom and seeking Thy grace and bounty. O God! Make their hearts good and pure in order that they may become worthy of Thy love. Purify and sanctify the spirits that the… Read More

golden

“From beneath her veil she drew forth her hand, golden tinged as a sunbeam falling upon the face of a stainless mirror. Rejoice! This is the immortal Beauty, come with a resplendent adorning.“ – Bahá’u’lláh, Days of Remembrance

sun

“Far be it from us to despair at any time of the incalculable favors of God, for if it were His wish He could cause a mere atom to be transformed into a sun and a single drop… Read More

morning

“We are gathered here this morning for His mention.” – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Promulgation of Universal Peace

shadow

“The lights of unfading splendor have so enveloped Him that all else but Thee is in His eyes but a shadow.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Prayers and Meditations by Bahá’u’lláh

wall

“The Friend, unveiled, doth shed the splendour of His light Through every door and wall, O ye endued with sight!” – Hátif-i-Iṣfahání, as quoted by Bahá’u’lláh in The Seven Valleys, 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… Read More

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… Read More

reflection

“Yea, the sunbeam falls alike upon the dust and the mirror, yet differ they in reflection even as doth the star from the earth: nay, immeasurable is the difference!” – Bahá’u’lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf

powerful

“Thou art the Mighty and Powerful, Thou art the Forgiving and Thou art the One Who overlooketh the shortcomings of all mankind.“ —‘Abdu’l‑Bahá, Bahá’í Prayers

canopy

“Now that Thou hast made them to abide under the shade of the canopy of Thy mercy, do Thou assist them to attain what must befit so august a station.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Prayers and Meditations by Bahá’u’lláh

road

“O Hádí, seek a path unto the Truth, and a road leading unto God.” – Bahá’u’lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf

obscure

“The Clouds That Obscure the Sun of Truth” ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Paris Talks

illumine

“Illumine my inner being, O my Lord, with the splendors of the Dayspring of Thy Revelation, even as Thou didst illumine my outer being with the morning light of Thy favor.” —Bahá’u’lláh, Bahá’í Prayers