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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Page 438

Letter of 19 October 1941

19 October 1941
The English Bahá’ís are being tested in both faith and character very severely, and the Guardian is deeply gratified to see the manner in which they are responding, a manner that proclaims to all who witness it that these souls are true Bahá’ís.
The Master longed so to see the believers perfect their faith in living. Now is the supreme hour of test applied, not only to the whole world, but to the Bahá’ís too; how they act, to the degree they adhere to the spirit and the letter of their Faith, will point the way to watching humanity and demonstrate the worth of being a follower of Bahá’u’lláh … the good news you convey of the spirit and devotion of the English friends greatly pleases Shoghi Effendi.
His hope and prayer is that during these times of danger, stress, and misery, the Bahá’ís will seek out amidst their fellow-countrymen those jewel-like souls that belong to Bahá’u’lláh and bring them the blessing and comfort of His Faith.