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Tablets of Abdul-Baha Abbas

  • Author:
  • ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Committee, 1909 edition
  • Pages:
  • 730
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Pages 214-215

“O thou favored maid-servant of God!…”

O thou favored maid-servant of God!
Thy letter was received. Thou hast expressed joy on account of thy visit to the friends of Chicago. I also yearn to visit them. At the time when ye were assembled in the house of Mrs. ….…., Abdul-Baha was also present with heart and soul.
I hope that thou mayest become an incarnation of love and embodiment of spirit and personficiation of kindness and that thou mayest progress day by day in the spiritual attributes through the Beauty of ABHA.
Convey respectful greeting on my behalf to the dear and kind maid-servant of God, the assured leaf, ……. Behold thou how attracted and enkindled she is! Love and have great consideration for the attracted maid-servant of God, ….….. Exercise the utmost affection and kindness toward the dear maid-servant of God, ….…..
O thou maid-servant of God! No one hath any way to the Reality of Deity except through the Instrumentality of the Manifestation. To suppose so is a theory and not a fact.
Convey greeting on my behalf to ….……. and say: “If thou art desiring the refulgent light, add to thy love for God. If thou art begging for the breaths of the Holy Spirit, become thou engaged in the commemoration of the Beauty of ABHA. If thou art seeking everlasting glory, choose humility in the path of the True One. If thou art aspiring to eternal life, sacrifice thy soul in the way of God.”
Announce my love and affection to the attracted maid-servant ….….. and say: “Every eye which is weeping for the sake of the love of God is blessed; 215 every ear which is hearing the divine call is blessed. Then may thine eyes flow with the tears of joy because of the coruscation of the fire of the heart and may thy soul and thy spirit be attracted to the Beauty of the Beloved.”
Show forth kindness on my behalf to the maid-servants of the Merciful whom thou hast mentioned by name in thy letter and impart to them the glad-tidings of the Kingdom.
Give especial greeting to ….……. and say: “There lie glorious meanings in the word “Allaho-ABHA. 1 I hope thou wilt discover those significances.”
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