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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 416-417

“O thou my dear friend, my associate and companion!…”

O thou my dear friend, my associate and companion!
The times of (our) meeting 1 are still remembered and the sweetness of thy company is lastingly established in the recess of (my) life.
I pray and implore the threshold of the Lord of the Kingdom always, and seek for thee His strength and confirmation, saying:
“O Lord of Hosts! Confirm Thine affectionate ….…. in Thy servitude, aid him in the service of Thy Word, open to his face the door of knowledge, reveal to his heart the realities and significances, and grant him the ecstasy of the cup of reality, gladden him through the melody of Thy love, make his night, day, and day, happy!”
In sooth, O dear one! thy services are evident, thy endurance of ordeals and difficulties well known. 417
In the organization of the Mashrak-el-Azcar, thou art indeed well striving. I hope thou wilt attain a great reward, open an eloquent tongue, raise a wonderful melody in every meeting, draw and paint the images and forms of the Kingdom in the material world.
Rest assured in the grace of the Lord and be dilated by His infinite favors.
Convey greetings of reverence to the maid-servant of God [thy wife], likewise thy revered daughter. I am ever thoughtful of them and will never forget them.
1. When the recipient was in Acca.   [ Back To Reference]