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    Quote of the Day 3 Bahá 175 BE

    "Why, then, exhibit such greed in amassing the treasures of the earth, when your days are numbered and your chance is well-nigh lost? Will ye not, then, O heedless ones, shake off your slumber?" — Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah FB page / blog
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    Quote of the Day 2 Bahá 175 BE

    "They whose sight is keen, whose ears are retentive, whose hearts are enlightened, and whose breasts are dilated, recognize both truth and falsehood, and distinguish the one from the other." — Bahá’u’lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf FB page / blog
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    Quote of the Day 1 Bahá 175 BE

    “Everything Thou doest is pure justice, nay, the very essence of grace.“ — Bahá’u’lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf FB page / blog
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    Abdul baha contradictions

    Bahaullah says "shun not meat" abdul baha says that it is better to avoid meat? What are your opinions on this. I ask this as I want insights into your opinions on this that is all. My opinions is Bahaullah only told us to look to abdul baha when we struggled to understand any quotes not for...
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    Quote of the Day, 19 Bahá 173 BE

    "We must not only be patient with others, infinitely patient!, but also with our own poor selves, remembering that even the Prophets of God sometimes got tired and cried out in despair!" Letter from Shoghi Effendi to the Baha'is of the British Isles, 22 October 1949
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    Quote of the Day, 18 Bahá 173 BE

    "I am leaving Paris for the Orient though in reality I am always with you. Place does not matter. Two people may be in the same room and yet not attain to a visitation. When I was in prison many people came to see me. They crossed seas and deserts and yet remained in the city of the blind while...
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    Quote of the Day, 17 Bahá 173 BE

    "As long as man is a captive of habit, pursuing the dictates of self and desire, he is vanquished and defeated. This passionate personal ego takes the reins from his hands, crowds out the qualities of the divine ego and changes him into an animal, a creature unable to judge good from evil, or to...
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    Quote of the Day, 16 Bahá 173 BE

    "Today, all the peoples of the world are indulging in self-interest and exert the utmost effort and endeavour to promote their own material interests. They are worshipping themselves and not the divine reality, nor the world of mankind. They seek diligently their own benefit and not the common...
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    Quote of the Day, 15 Bahá 173 BE

    "Do not take into consideration your own aptitudes and capacities, but fix your gaze on the consummate bounty, the divine bestowal and the power of the Holy Spirit—the power that converteth the drop into a sea and the star into a sun." - Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
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    Quote of the Day, 14 Bahá 173 BE

    "For the inner reality of man is a demarcation line between the shadow and the light, a place where the two seas meet; it is the lowest point on the arc of descent, and therefore is it capable of gaining all the grades above. With education it can achieve all excellence; devoid of education it...
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    Quote of the Day, 13 Bahá 173 BE

    "Souls, that is, who will consign their own selves to oblivion, strip from themselves the defects of humankind, and unchain themselves from human bondage, will beyond any doubt be illumined with the heavenly splendours of oneness, and will all attain unto real union in the world that dieth not."...
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    Quote of the Day, 12 Bahá 173 BE

    "Say: God sufficeth all things above all things, and nothing in the heavens or in the earth but God sufficeth. Verily, He is in Himself the Knower, the Sustainer, the Omnipotent." - Selections from the Writings of the Báb
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    Quote of the Day, 11 Bahá 173 BE

    "The path to guidance is one of love and compassion, not of force and coercion." - The Báb, The Persian Bayan
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    Quote of the Day, 10 Bahá 173 BE

    "The most acceptable prayer is the one offered with the utmost spirituality and radiance; its prolongation hath not been and is not beloved by God. The more detached and the purer the prayer, the more acceptable is it in the presence of God." - Selections from the Writings of the Báb
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    Quote of the Day, 9 Bahá 173 BE

    "Far from aiming at the overthrow of the spiritual foundation of the world’s religious systems, its avowed, its unalterable purpose is to widen their basis, to restate their fundamentals, to reconcile their aims, to reinvigorate their life, to demonstrate their oneness, to restore the pristine...
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    Quote of the Day, 8 Bahá 173 BE

    "Bahá'u'lláh has stated quite clearly in His Writings the essential requisites for our spiritual growth, and these are stressed again and again by 'Abdu'l-Bahá in His talks and Tablets. One can summarize them briefly in this way: 1) The recital each day of one of the Obligatory Prayers with...
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    Quote of the Day, 7 Bahá 173 BE

    "Alas! Alas! O Lovers of Worldly Desire! Even as the swiftness of lightning ye have passed by the Beloved One, and have set your hearts on satanic fancies. Ye bow the knee before your vain imagining, and call it truth. Ye turn your eyes towards the thorn, and name it a flower. Not a pure...
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    Quote of the Day, 6 Bahá 173 BE

    "...from “the beginning that hath no beginning” the Prophets of the one, the unknowable God, including Bahá’u’lláh Himself, have all, as the channels of God’s grace, as the exponents of His unity, as the mirrors of His light and the revealers of His purpose, been commissioned to unfold to...
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    Quote of the Day, 5 Bahá 173 BE

    " 'Hath not the time come for those who believe to humble their hearts at the mention of God?' Blessed is he who hath said, or now shall say, 'Yea, by my Lord! The time is come and the hour hath struck!', and who, thereafter, shall detach himself from all that hath been, and deliver himself up...
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    Quote of the Day, 4 Bahá 173 BE

    "The world is continually proclaiming these words: Beware, I am evanescent, and so are all my outward appearances and colours. Take ye heed of the changes and chances contrived within me and be ye roused from your slumber. Nevertheless there is no discerning eye to see, nor is there a hearing...