Istijlál, 09 Qudrat (Power), 178 B.E.
Took the Corolla out for a weekly drive in the hope that the battery keeps charged as cold weather is right around the corner …
Attended a Zoom webinar on how to utilize online resources with browsers and apps from the National Bahá’í Center—very well moderated!
It’s been dry for several days, now, but just started to rain. The power transformer on the pole behind our house arced and burned out—another reminder about condition of our power grid ;-)
The anniversary of my mother’s passing many years ago that still seems like yesterday …
Sun peeking through the fog
Let nothing grieve thee, and be thou angered at none. It behooveth thee to be content with the Will of God, and a true and loving and trusted friend to all the peoples of the earth, without any exceptions whatever. This is the quality of the sincere, the way of the saints, the emblem of those who believe in the unity of God … 1 2
My sister and brother-in-law recently relocated and chose to donate several books in their library rather than move them. Many of these volumes are not well-known, but due to the topics they cover and the manner in which their authors explore them, they warrant a nod of recognition before being sent on their way. Accordingly, most quotes referenced in the “Quoted” section come from these books. Maybe they will stir (or renew) your interest, too.
- ʻAbduʼl-Bahá. Selections from the Writings of ʻAbduʼl-Bahá. Translated by Marzieh Gail. 1st ed. Haifa: Bahá’í World Center, 1978, 26. [https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/abdul-baha/selections-writings-abdul-baha/3#665130416] [return]
- ’Abdu’l-Bahá. Contentment: Jewels from the Words of ’Abdu’l-Bahá. 1st Edition. London: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1995, 6 [return]