Be

November 12, 2011

Be generous in prosperity and thankful in adversity,
Be fair in thy judgment, and guarded in thy speech.
Be a lamp unto those who walk in darkness, and a home to the stranger.
Be eyes to the blind, and a guiding light unto the feet of the erring.
Be a breath of life to the body of humankind, a dew to the soil of the human heart,
and a fruit upon the tree of humility.

– Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892), founder of the Bahá’í faith

A Blessing for Kindness

February 23, 2011

May you be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity.
May you be fair in thy judgement, and guarded in thy speech.
May you be a lamp unto those who walk in darkness, and a home to the stranger.
May you be eyes to the blind, and a guiding light unto the feet of the erring.
May you be a breath of life to the body of humankind,
a dew to the soil of the human heart,
and a fruit upon the tree of humility.
– adapted from a prayer of Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá’í faith