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O handmaid of God, who tremblest even as a fresh and tender branch in the winds of the love of God! I have read thy letter, which telleth of thine abundant love, thine intense devotion, and of thy being occupied with the remembrance of thy Lord.
Depend thou upon God. Forsake thine own will and cling to His, set aside thine own desires and lay hold of His, that thou mayest become an example, holy, spiritual, and of the Kingdom, unto His handmaids.
Know thou, O handmaid, that in the sight of
The House of Justice, however, according to the explicit text of the Law of God, is confined to men; this for a wisdom of the Lord God's, which will ere long be made manifest as clearly as the sun at high noon.
As to you, O ye other handmaids who are enamoured of
the heavenly fragrances, arrange ye holy gatherings, and
found ye Spiritual Assemblies, for these are the basis for
spreading the sweet savours of God, exalting His Word,
uplifting the lamp of His grace, promulgating His religion
and promoting His Teachings, and what bounty is there
greater than this? These Spiritual Assemblies are aided by
the Spirit of God. Their defender is