poison

“Anguish and torment, when suffered on the pathway of the Lord, Him of manifest signs, is only favor and grace; affliction is but mercy, and grief a gift from God. Poison is sugar on the tongue, and wrath… Read More

alight

“When they reached Kirmánsháh the women alighted at one house, the men at another, and the inhabitants arrived in a continuous stream to seek information as to the new Faith [of the Báb]. Here as elsewhere the ‘ulamás… Read More

lion

“Strong and weak, rich and poor, contending kindreds and hostile nations—which are like the wolf and the lamb, the leopard and kid, the lion and the calf—will treat one another with the utmost love, unity, justice, and equity…. Read More

lady

“The thoughts of this lady are slightly distracted.“ – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Additional Tablets, Extracts and Talks