Know thou of a certainty that thy Lord will come to thine aid with a company of the Concourse on high and hosts of the Bahá Kingdom.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, p. 43

The perfect man ever awaits and expects the coming of the effulgence of God, he ever ponders over the methods and purposes of God, knowing that of certainty the realities of the Divine are not finite, the Divine names and attributes are not finite. God's graces and bounties are without limit, and the coming of the Manifestations of God are not circumscribed by time.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Foundations of World Unity, p. 53

Since times and circumstances change, it has always to be remembered that a reprehensible past does not necessarily prevent individuals, including those like your parents, from building a better future through spiritual


Universal House of Justice to an individual, 7 August 2001