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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Page 429

Letter of 2 January 1932

2 January 1932
It is strange how much suffering man has to put up with while on this earth. Our consolation should be however that it is part of a divine plan whose worth we cannot yet fathom….
…Shoghi Effendi wishes … to encourage those who are talented to give expression to the wonderful spirit that animates them. We need poets and writers for the Cause…. Some of the poems are written by very youthful persons yet they ring so true and give expression to such thoughts that one should halt and admire. In Persia the Cause has given birth to poets that even non-Bahá’ís consider them as great. We hope before long we will have similar persons arise in the West.