October 27, 2013

Prayer is the “spiritual nourishment” of the soul

It is the soul of man that has first to be fed. And this spiritual nourishment prayer can best provide. 
(From a letter dated 8 December 1935 written on behalf of Shoghi Effendi to an individual believer, published in "Bahá'í News" 102 (August 1936), p. 3; The Compilation of Compilations, Vol. II, The Importance of Prayer, Meditation and the Devotional Attitude)