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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Became a Bahá’í in Bradford in 1946 after replying to her younger son Philip that she had not become a Bahá’í during his absence in the Armed Forces because “Nobody had asked me to”. She pioneered to Nottingham in 1946, to Oxford in 1949 and, at the age of 72, was the first believer in the British Isles to offer to pioneer in the Two Year Plan to Africa. (Convention 1950.) She died in Bradford in September 1951 before she could join her son Philip in Uganda. The Guardian wrote of her through his secretary, “She has truly shown an exemplary Bahá’í spirit in every way…. He wishes more of the Bahá’ís would arise to such heights of devotion and sacrifice.”