Stories about 'Abdu'l-Bahá

“Children are the ornaments of the home…”

Mahmud's Diary
September 6, 1912

Mrs. Maxwell said to Him, ‘At the time that I visited ‘Akka I despaired of ever having the blessing of children. Praise be to God! My supplications and your prayers at the Holy Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh were accepted and I was blessed with a dear baby.’ Bestowing His grace and kindness upon her and the child, the Master said, ‘Children are the ornaments of the home. A home which has no children is like one without light.’