WHEN WILL I GO TO BABA!
Arnavaz N. Dadachanji
I would answer, "You will, Mehera, but first Baba wants you here. He's left you behind for a purpose. Baba has given you so much love; now it's your turn to show others how to love Baba."
Mehera was standing near her bedroom window looking out into the garden one day in July when she suddenly noticed that Baba's face had clearly appeared in the bark on the trunk of the tree directly in front of her. She couldn't believe what she saw, so she called Mani, and the two of them confirmed for each other this wonderful event. When Baba's image appeared on the tree, she found great consolation in gazing upon this tangible sign of His Presence. With this image Beloved Baba was beginning to draw Mehera out of her sorrow, for only if she were happy would she be able to share her love for Him with others.
Six months later Mehera wrote the following message for all of Baba's lovers. Despite her heavy heart, she read it aloud at the first Amartithi (the anniversary of Baba's dropping His body) on 31st January, 1970, to those gathered outside the Samadhi:
GIFT OF GOD, pp. 199-200
Copyright 1996 Meherazad Trust for Avatar Meher Baba