Will: Taipei City, Taiwan

Sleeping under an umbrella

Alisa Mappes ©

On the trail up  七星山 (Seven Star Mountain) just outside of Taipei, a traveler sleeps. Was it his will or God’s that he should rest?

“By self-surrender and perpetual union with God is meant that men should merge their will wholly in the Will of God, and regard their desires as utter nothingness beside His Purpose.”

Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh CLX

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Alisa Mappes

Contributor at Nineteen Months
Alisa lives in Taiwan with her husband Joe. She considers herself extremely lucky to teach children of diverse backgrounds in a European bilingual school in Taipei. When she’s not running after a tiny tot, she’s snapping away on her Canon Rebel and thinking about the needs of an ever advancing society!

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