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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 87-88

Letter of 26 December 1929

26 December 1929
SHOGHI 88 January 1930 (Circa) Through Mrs. Coles (see endnote) :—
“…I am delighted with your new centre, and will pray at the Holy Shrines from the depths of my heart for its progress. Kindly assure my dear English friends of my heartfelt appreciation of their staunchness, their renewed activity, their self-sacrificing endeavours. I will continue to pray for their individual, as well as their collective efforts, from the bottom of my heart.”
Shoghi Through Miss Challis (see endnote) :—
“I rejoice to hear of the new centre in London. I will pray for its extension and growth and for the success of your manifold activities….”
Shoghi Through his Secretary to Sister Challis:—
“Now that the London centre has been transferred to a better locality we hope it will attract more attention and add to the number of attendants at the meetings. We should however, bear in mind that no matter how important the hall may be—the talks given and the unity manifested are of far greater significance.”
“Shoghi Effendi has a special affection for the English friends, for he has been in their midst and knows most of them personally. He therefore wishes and prays fervently that their number may increase, and that they may render distinguished services to the Cause. Please assure them all of his prayers and extend to them his loving greetings.” (Taken from National Spiritual Assembly Minutes of 8 January 1930)