Three Day Quote Challenge

Three Days of Inspiration.
Three Days of Inspiration

I accept the challenge offered by Dr. Rex and wish to thank her for all her support of Writer’s Dream9.

You can find her and her terrific blog at:

https://hrexach.wordpress.com

The rules of the challenge are:

Thank the blogger who nominated you.
Publish 3 quotes on 3 consecutive days in your blog.

It can be your own, or from a book, movie or from anyone who inspires you.
Nominate 3 more bloggers to carry on this endeavor.

Thank the blogger who nominated you.

Publish 3 quotes on 3 consecutive days in your blog.

It can be your own, or from a book, movie or from anyone who inspires you.
Nominate 3 more bloggers to carry on this endeavor.

The quote I have chosen is:

Offer refuge
Offer refuge

“Soon will your swiftly-passing days be over, and the fame and riches, the comforts, the joys provided by this rubbish-heap, the world, will be gone without a trace. Summon ye, then, the people to God, and invite humanity to follow the example of the Company on high. Be ye loving fathers to the orphan, and a refuge to the helpless, and a treasury for the poor, and a cure for the ailing. Be ye the helpers of every victim of oppression, the patrons of the disadvantaged. Think ye at all times of rendering some service to every member of the human race. Pay ye no heed to aversion and rejection, to disdain, hostility, injustice: act ye in the opposite way. Be ye sincerely kind, not in appearance only. Let each one of God’s loved ones centre his attention on this: to be the Lord’s mercy to man; to be the Lord’s grace. Let him do some good to every person whose path he crosseth, and be of some benefit to him. Let him improve the character of each and all, and reorient the minds of men. In this way, the light of divine guidance will shine forth, and the blessings of God will cradle all mankind: for love is light, no matter in what abode it dwelleth; and hate is darkness, no matter where it may make its nest. O friends of God! That the hidden Mystery may stand revealed, and the secret essence of all things may be disclosed, strive ye to banish that darkness for ever and ever.”

~Abdu’l-Baha, Exemplar of the Baha’i Faith

The three nominations today are:

Sarah:

http://www.sarahdoughty.com/blog/

Paris:

https://parispoems.wordpress.com/

Trini:

https://pathsofthespirit.wordpress.com/

I love your work!!

This quote inspires me in these days of refugees and displaced peoples. We can and must assist one another!

© Carol Campbell 2015

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Published by: writersdream9

I have been writing all my life but for the most part, it has been a secret. My parents did not believe writing was a good way to earn money so I hid my poems. Then one day, I wanted to comment on an essay that a friend had written and found myself with a blog. That quiet whisper inside said, "You can write your poetry and no one will ever know.". I knew nothing of followers and the like at that time. So, here I am trying to learn my craft and enjoying every moment of it. My personal details are, I'm 57, married for 39 years, have one grown son who is God's gift to us and last but not least at all, I'm a Baha'i which basically means that I love all humanity.

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