Istijlál, 03 ‘Aẓamat (Grandeur), 179 B.E
The entry for today is European black nightshade (solanum nigrum)
Apparently this perennial herb has had several medicinal and culinary uses over the centuries. However, it does come with the caveat that it must be handled with care due to its toxicity, according to PictureThis. And Wikipedia downgrades it as a “serious agricultural weed” when growing with cash crops in the field.
I’ll keep a close eye on it and see what it does!
Drew an alternative background for slides that features three overlapping s-curves — one corresponding to each “age” — on the “Timeline of the Divine Plan” rather than only one.
This will help me visually and verbally “unpack” the dynamics of interacting s-curves within active / actionable frameworks in keeping with their basic characteristics I mentioned in the “Daily Log” for 14 May 2022: 1) observable; 2) subjective; 3) finite; 4) fractal; and 5) complex. More to follow …
I wish to speak upon the brotherhood of mankind. There is perfect brotherhood underlying humanity, for all are servants of one God and belong to one family under the protection of divine providence. The bond of fraternity exists in humanity because all are intelligent beings created in the realm of evolutionary growth. There is brotherhood potential in humanity because all inhabit this earthly globe under the one canopy of heaven. There is brotherhood natal in mankind because all are elements of one human society subject to the necessity of agreement and cooperation. There is brotherhood intended in humanity because all are waves of one sea, leaves and fruit of one tree. This is physical fellowship which ensures material happiness in the human world. The stronger it becomes, the more will mankind advance and the circle of materiality be enlarged. 1
- ʻAbduʼl-Bahá. The Promulgation of Universal Peace: Talks Delivered by ʻAbduʼl-Bahá during His Visit to the United States and Canada in 1912. Edited by Howard MacNutt. 2nd ed. Wilmette, Ill: Baháʼí Publishing Trust, 1982, 129-130. https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/abdul-baha/promulgation-universal-peace/9#458657664. [return]