God created pain and sorrow
that happiness might show itself by contrast.
For hidden things are made manifest
by means of their opposites:
since God has no opposite, He is hidden.
Mathnawi 1:1130-1, tr. Helminski
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The 99 Names of God: An Illustrated Guide for Young and Old. With Foreword by Camille Helminski.