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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 404-405

Letter of 20 July 1932

20 July 1932
Manchester Spiritual Assembly
Dear Bahá’í Sister,
Shoghi Effendi was greatly pleased to receive your kind letter of June 24th, 1932, and he has requested me to address you these 405 few lines expressing his heartfelt appreciation of the precious and most valuable steps taken by our Manchester friends towards a greater extension and consolidation of the Cause.
The Guardian was specially glad to hear that you have established a new Bahá’í Centre and he fervently hopes that as a result of this new move the interests of the Faith will be promoted and its teachings will succeed in confirming some new souls.
The precious efforts so continuously exerted by our Manchester Bahá’ís and particularly by our beloved Mr. Hall and Mr. Sugar will undoubtedly yield their fruits in a not very distant future. But the friends should persevere in their task and not let any obstacle, however great, hinder their onward march. In these days of sufferings and hardships, patience and hope are indispensable for the success of any idea or plan.
In closing may I assure you of our Guardian’s best wishes and ask you to extend to all our Manchester Bahá’ís the expression of his heartfelt thanks and appreciation.
Yours in His Service,
[From the Guardian:]
May the Beloved bless your high and unsparing efforts, enable you to extend the scope of your activities, and consolidate the foundations of the Faith in that great city.
Your true brother,