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Letter of 24 March 1946
24 March 1946
To Emeric Sala1
Dear Bahá’í Brother,
He has felt from the very beginning that these gifted, sensitive Latins, who are capable of being both spiritual and intellectual, have a great contribution to make to the future progress of the Cause everywhere, and he is very anxious that they should become strong enough to manage their own affairs.
The many valuable services you are rendering the Faith—through your book, 2 your teaching trips, and your local Bahá’í work—are very deeply appreciated by him, and he rejoices to see you and your dear wife toiling so faithfully in the service of our beloved Cause. In this connection he wishes to thank you for the copies of your book which you sent him and which he placed in various Bahá’í libraries here.
He will pray that your labours for the Faith may be ever-increasingly blessed and fruitful.
With Bahá’í love,
[From the Guardian:]
Dear and valued co-worker:
The services which you and your dear wife have rendered in Latin America are highly meritorious, and evoke my heartfelt admiration. I pray you may have similar opportunities in the near future, and that the Beloved may, wherever you labour, bless abundantly your notable activities and accomplishments. Persevere in your work, rest assured, and be happy.
Your true and grateful brother,
|1.||Emeric and Rosemary Sala—members of the National
Assembly 1948–53. During the first and second Seven Year Plans,
they pioneered to Venezuela (1940–41) and travelled throughout
Latin America. In 1953 they pioneered to South Africa, and returned
to Canada in 1968. In 1971 they pioneered to Mexico, where
Rosemary died in 1980. Emeric passed away in 1990. See The
Bahá’í World Vol. XVIII, |
|2.||Emeric Sala’s book was This Earth One