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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 91-92

Letter of 11 February 1934

11 February 1934
Dear Bahá’í Friend,
Shoghi Effendi wishes me to acknowledge on his behalf the receipt of your letters dated Jan. 20th and Feb. 2nd, 1934, all of which he read with deep interest. He has also received the text of the High Commissioner’s reply to your petition.
With regard to the “New Commonwealth” society he would advise the N.S.A. to join it as soon as possible after having carefully ascertained that affiliation with such a body does not involve any political allegiance to any doctrine or group. As you have already stated this organisation is run on non-party lines. It would be, however, advisable that you should find out the real 92 aims and objectives of the society and specially the methods it advocates for the carrying out of its ideals before definitely joining it.
The Guardian hopes that this will give the friends a further opportunity to make new contacts, and to draw more competent and sincere people to the Cause. He is fully alive to the difficulties facing the friends at the present time. But he would urge each and all to work harder than ever, and to persevere in order that the Faith may be better appreciated and understood by the public.
He will continue to supplicate on behalf of you all at the Holy Shrines, so that Bahá’u’lláh may sustain you in your efforts to spread His message.
With best wishes for Mr. Slade and yourself,
Yours in His Service,
[From the Guardian:]
May the Almighty bless richly your continued and self-sacrificing endeavours, restore your health, cheer your heart, and enable you to promote effectively the vital interests of our beloved Faith.
Your true and grateful brother,