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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 374-375

Letter of 12 January 1957

12 January 1957
To the Bahá’ís who were present at the Birmingham Teaching Conference, January 5th 1957.
Dear Bahá’í Friends,
The beloved Guardian has received your letter of greeting, and was very happy to hear that the Birmingham Teaching Conference had been such an outstanding success.
Undoubtedly the Faith in the British Isles is making steady and sound progress, and he hopes that during the coming months many of the Spiritual Assemblies which have been placed in jeopardy will be consolidated in time for the elections. He feels sure that the British Bahá’ís, who have done more pioneering per capita than any other Bahá’í community in the world, will do all in their power to safeguard the precious goals they have won at the cost of so much sacrifice and valiant endeavour. 375
He assures you one and all of his loving prayers for your success, and that he will remember you in his visits to the Holy Shrines….
[From the Guardian:]
May the Spirit of Bahá’u’lláh sustain you in your highly meritorious labours, guide every step you take in the path of service to His Faith, and enable you to lend a great impetus, in the days to come, to the onward march of our beloved Cause throughout the British Isles and to the consolidation of its divinely appointed institutions,
Your true brother,