Stories about 'Abdu'l-Bahá

Friends wishing to be with the Master at dawn

Mahmud's Diary
November 28, 1912
New York, NY

Several friends came at dawn to the Master’s residence, begging admission into His presence and saying that watching Him at prayer would be its own spiritual lesson. We were astounded to see how eager they were, proof that the power of the Word of God has dispelled old habits and opened the gates of bounty such that at so an early hour these souls had taken leave of their comfortable beds and sought refuge at the majestic gate of the Center of the Covenant.