Stories about 'Abdu'l-Bahá

Passengers and officers of the ship amazed at humility and reverence shown by Americans towards ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Mahmud's Diary
December 5, 1912
New York, NY

When the passengers and officers of the steamer heard this address and saw the devotion of the friends, they were overwhelmed and asked themselves, ‘What is it? Who is this personage in whose presence the Americans stand with such reverence and humility?’ Young and old alike were like moths to a candle, circling about the light of the Covenant.