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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 479-480

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

O thou attracted maid-servant of God!
A few days ago the photograph of thyself and sister was received and a tablet was revealed and forwarded. Now, also, through pure mercy, the answer of thy letter is transmitted.
Praise be to God! that the heavenly blessings are being poured upon thee and thou art being led by the light of guidance.
Supplication to God that the seed of knowledge in the soil of thy heart may soon develop and grow into hyacinths and roses 1 and that the flower-garden of the love of God may be thereby perfumed. 480
Therefore, I beseech God that He may bestow upon thee a meek and submissive heart and that He may confirm thee in the service of the divine garden and assist thee to emulate the actions and deeds of the godly ones. Also, that He may guide, to the Kingdom of God, your father, mother and friends, in order that by these heavenly blessings they may become fruitful trees and obtain a portion of the great and glorious gift.
1. Hyacinths typify knowledge; roses typify wisdom.   [ Back To Reference]