Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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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 melody.

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Via Daily Dharma / November 1, 2016: Can You Accept Suffering?

I had thought the point was to pursue happiness and flee misery, and this attitude extended to Zen practice. But now I saw a new way of looking at things. What if the point was to start by accepting suffering?

—Henry Shukman, "Beautiful Storm"