Thankyou Craig for your beautiful description of a man who …

Comment on Eagle and Crow: Andrew Spencer Japaljarri by Marcus Tabart.

Thankyou Craig for your beautiful description of a man who devoted his life to service along the lines of love, law, care and thoughtful action. His devotion to his family, people and unity reminded me of a passage (from Baha’u’llah) that I often find helpful when people have moved to the next plane of existence. It seems that a ngangkari of his character will not be able to stop work yet.

“Thou hast, moreover, asked Me concerning the state of the soul after its separation from the body. Know thou, of a truth, that if the soul of man hath walked in the ways of God, it will, assuredly, return and be gathered to the glory of the Beloved. By the righteousness of God! It shall attain a station such as no pen can depict, or tongue describe. The soul that hath remained faithful to the Cause of God, and stood unwaveringly firm in His Path shall, after his ascension, be possessed of such power that all the worlds which the Almighty hath created can benefit through him. Such a soul provideth, at the bidding of the Ideal King and Divine Educator, the pure leaven that leaveneth the world of being, and furnisheth the power through which the arts and wonders of the world are made manifest. Consider how meal needeth leaven to be leavened with. Those souls that are the symbols of detachment are the leaven of the world. Meditate on this, and be of the thankful.”

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