A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Gleanings From the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh
LXI: The world is in travail, and its agitation…
The world is in travail, and its agitation
waxeth day by day. Its face is turned towards waywardness
and unbelief. Such shall be its plight, that
to disclose it now would not be meet and seemly. Its
perversity will long continue. And when the appointed hour is come, there shall suddenly appear
that which shall cause the limbs of mankind to quake.
Then, and only then, will the Divine Standard be
unfurled, and the Nightingale of Paradise warble its