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Jul 2014′s ‘thought for the month’:

O SON OF MAN! My majesty is My gift to thee, and My grandeur the token of My mercy unto thee. That which beseemeth Me none shall understand, nor can anyone recount. Verily, I have preserved it in My hidden storehouses and in the treasuries of My command, as a sign of My loving-kindness unto My servants and My mercy unto My people.

 

Jun 2014′s ‘thought for the month’:

O SON OF MAN! Upon the tree of effulgent glory I have hung for thee the choicest fruits, wherefore hast thou turned away and contented thyself with that which is less good? Return then unto that which is better for thee in the realm on high.

 

May 2014′s ‘thought for the month’:

“Give me Thy grace to serve Thy loved ones, strengthen me in my servitude to Thee”

 

March 2013′s ‘thought for the month’:

“Arts, crafts and sciences uplift the world of being, and are conducive to its exaltation. Knowledge is as wings to man’s life, and a ladder for his ascent. Its acquisition is incumbent upon everyone. The knowledge of such sciences, however, should be acquired as can profit the peoples of the earth, and not those which begin with words and end with words….

“In truth, knowledge is a veritable treasure for man, and a source of glory, of bounty, of joy, of exaltation, of cheer and gladness unto him. Happy the man that cleaveth unto it, and woe betide the heedless.”  From Epistle to the Song of the Wolf , pp 26-27

February 2013’s ‘thought for the month’:

“In all matters moderation is desirable. If a thing is carried to excess, it will prove a source of evil” – From Bahá’u’lláh, Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 69

January 2013’s ‘thought for the month’:

“Man is even as steel, the essence of which is hidden: through admonition and explanation, good counsel and education, that essence will be brought to light. If, however, he be allowed to remain in his original condition, the corrosion of lusts and appetites will effectively destroy him.” From a Tablet – translated from the Persian

November 2012’s ‘thought for the month’:

“Strain every nerve to acquire both inner and outer perfections, for the fruit of the human tree hath ever been and will ever be perfections both within and without. It is not desirable that a man be left without knowledge or skills, for he is then but a barren tree. Then, so much as capacity and capability allow, ye needs must deck the tree of being with fruits such as knowledge, wisdom, spiritual perception and eloquent speech.”  From a Tablet – translated from the Persian [9]

October 2012’s ‘thought for the month’:

“Man is the supreme Talisman. Lack of a proper education hath, however, deprived him of that which he doth inherently possess. Through a word proceeding out of the mouth of God he was called into being; by one word more he was guided to recognize the Source of his education; by yet another word his station and destiny were safeguarded. The Great Being saith: Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit therefrom….”From Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, Sec. 122, pp. 259–60) [4]

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