Daily Reflection – 8 Kalimát (Words)

“The second question concerneth faith and religion. The Faith of God hath in this day been made manifest. He Who is the Lord of the world is come and hath shown the way. His faith is the faith of benevolence and His religion is the religion of forbearance. This faith bestoweth eternal life and this religion enableth mankind to dispense with all else. It verily embraceth all faiths and all religions. Take hold thereof and guard it well.”
[Baha’u’llah, The Tabernacle of Unity, Tablet of the Seven Questions (Lawḥ-i-Haft Pursish)]

“The world’s equilibrium hath been upset through the vibrating influence of this most great, this new World Order.  Mankind’s ordered life hath been revolutionized through the agency of this unique, this wondrous System-the like of which mortal eyes have never witnessed.” 
(Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 136.)

10 Alá (Loftiness)

10 Alá (Loftiness)

“Do thou beseech God to enable thee to remain steadfast in this path, (to consecrate thyself to the Will of God) and to aid thee to guide the peoples of the world to Him Who is the manifest and sovereign Ruler, Who hath revealed Himself in a distinct attire, Who giveth utterance to a Divine and specific Message.  This is the essence of faith and certitude.” 
–Baha’u’llah, ‘Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah’, (Wilmette: Baha’i Publishing Trust, 1952) pp. 337-8

Photography by Glenn Franco Simmons

16 Mulk (Dominion)

“Whenever My laws appear like the sun in the heaven of Mine utterance, they must be faithfully obeyed by all, though My decree be such as to cause the heaven of every religion to be cleft asunder. Read more

10 Sultan (Sovereignty)

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