Often when the family of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was about to sit down to dinner at night in “Akká, He would receive a report that some unfortunate person was starving. Without question, the family would quickly pack their own meal in a basket and send it away to the suffering family. At such times, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá would smile and say, “It does not matter for us. We had dinner last night, and we shall have dinner again tomorrow.”

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