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: Gems Of Divine Mysteries

Gracious God! But for fear of the Nimrod of tyranny and for the

protection of the Abraham of justice, I would reveal unto thee that which,

wert thou to abandon self and desire, would enable thee to dispense with

aught else and to draw nigh unto this city. Be patient, however, until

such time as God will have proclaimed His Cause. He, verily, rewardeth

beyond measure them that endure with patience.(64) Inhale then the sweet

savours of the spirit from the garment of hidden meanings, and say: "O ye

that are immersed in the ocean of selflessness! Hasten to enter the City

of Immortality, if ye seek to ascend its heights." And We exclaim: "Verily

we are God's, and to Him shall we return."(65)





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