Stories about 'Abdu'l-Bahá

Two examples of Bahá’u’lláh protecting ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Mahmud's Diary
September 15, 1912
Kenosha, WI

The Master had an appointment in Kenosha and was preparing to go there. He was accompanied by Dr. Nutt, a Japanese believer and these companions. On the way we had to change trains. Although we hurried, we missed the second train. The friends were saddened but ‘Abdu’l-Bahá said, ‘Oh, it matters not. There is a wisdom in this.’ We left by the next train and found that the train we had missed was wrecked and some of the passengers injured. It was clear that it had collided with another train. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá said, ‘This, too, was the protection of the Blessed Beauty.’ He then narrated the episode of His leaving Alexandria for America:

Some proposed that we leave via London by the S. S. Titanic, which sank on the same voyage. The Blessed Beauty guided us to come direct.