March 29, 2017, Prescott-
(“Bring thyself to account each day, ere thou art summoned to a reckoning…”
Baha’u’llah gives His followers this instruction, not as any sort of threat,
but as sage advice to keep our social and spiritual affairs in order,
as one does with financial affairs.)
I have completed today’s self-accounting.
There were three instances, in which I feel I could have done much better.
There will be a chance to do so, tomorrow and in days to come,
as the same people will present themselves, over the next two months.
Am I still worthy of some new friendships?
So far, yes, and my personal growth needs to continue, in that regard.
Did I ignore the one detractor who insulted me, this noon?
Yes, because she was speaking more out of her own pain,
than anything to do with me, whom she had never met until today.
Good things continue to happen.
Our study circle covered some intense spiritual ground.
One of my boys, who lacked self-control, is making a very strong effort
at maintaining it, these past two days.
His struggle is real.
I met another sweet, loving person, this evening.
Such friends make any trials seem like trifles.
A long absent cousin contacted me,
with a plea for me to go back East, in July.
Will see where the guidance takes me,
on that matter, but I have had a little voice
say “Head east, not northwest”, not long ago.
So, the ledger is balanced.