August 29

Cumulonimbus over FloridaHeed not your weaknesses and frailty; fix your gaze upon the invincible power of the Lord, your God, the Almighty … Arise in His name, put your trust wholly in Him, and be assured of ultimate victory.

~ The Báb

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August 28

HDR Efex Pro-4

One hour’s reflection is preferable to seventy years of pious worship.

~ Bahá’u’lláh

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August 27

DSCN9307O Son of Beauty!
By My spirit and by My favor! By My mercy and by My beauty! All that I have revealed unto thee with the tongue of power, and have written for thee with the pen of might, hath been in accordance with thy capacity and understanding, not with My state and the melody of My voice.

~ Bahá’u’lláh

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August 26

DSCN5362The Books, the Scriptures and Holy Writings of previous ages have all proclaimed the joyful tidings that the purpose underlying this most mighty Revelation is none other than the rehabilitation of the world and its nations; that perchance the power of utterance may prevail over the power of arms, and the world’s affairs be administered through the potency of love. We ask God, the True One, to invest all with the mantle of trustworthiness, for that is the world’s comeliest garment.

~ Bahá’u’lláh

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August 25

HDR Efex Pro-16This is the day whereon all peoples should shed the light of unity and concord. In brief, the pride and vanity of certain of the peoples of the world have made havoc of true understanding, and laid waste the home of justice and of equality.

~ Bahá’u’lláh

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August 24

DSCF1156O Ye That Pride Yourselves On Mortal Riches!
Know ye in truth that wealth is a mighty barrier between the seeker and his desire, the lover and his beloved. The rich, but for a few, shall in no wise attain the court of His presence nor enter the city of content and resignation. Well is it then with him, who, being rich, is not hindered by his riches from the eternal kingdom, nor deprived by them of imperishable dominion.

~ Bahá’u’lláh

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August 23

DSCF0736-2God has given man the eye of investigation by which he may see and recognize truth … Man is not intended to see through the eyes of another, hear through another’s ears nor comprehend with another’s brain … Therefore, depend upon your own reason and judgment and adhere to the outcome of your own investigation.

~ ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

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