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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 121-122

Letter of 24 October 1938

24 October 1938
Dear Bahá’í Brother,
Your communications written on behalf of the British N.S.A. and dated June 23rd, July 8th and September 15th with their enclosures have all been duly received and their contents noted with interest and satisfaction by our beloved Guardian.
Regarding the papers you had enclosed in your last letter relating to the N.S.A.’s application for incorporation, he has read these with the closest attention, and has already communicated to you his approval by cable, and wishes me now to urge your Assembly to proceed with this matter without delay and to 122 make every effort to have the whole thing completed in the course of the next few months, preferably before the termination of your Assembly’s term of office next April….
The Guardian has read with considerable interest Mr. Balyuzi’s (see endnote) booklet on “Bahá’u’lláh”, and hopes that the two companion essays on the Báb and the Master on which he is working will be soon completed and ready for distribution, as he feels they can be of a valuable help to the friends in their teaching work.
With the renewed assurances of his prayers for the confirmation of your services, and reciprocating your greetings….
[From the Guardian:]
Dear co-worker,
The energy, loyalty and resourcefulness with which your Assembly is conducting and extending the manifold activities of the Faith in these days of stress and trial deserve the highest praise. Your achievements constitute indeed a landmark in the history of the Faith in that land. I urge you, with all earnestness and with feelings of abounding gratitude, to redouble your efforts and to persevere until your highest hopes and plans in both the spiritual and administrative spheres are realised and fulfilled. My prayers are always with you.