“The Balance” by Juliet & Amelia Rasekhy [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in San Francisco, USA, with sisters Juliet and Amelia Rasekhy singing “The Balance” based on the Words of Abdu’l-Baha.

You can also watch the recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel here:

This song was filmed and recorded in San Francisco, USA, February 2017.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics below followed by the quotation and chords:

“And now I give you a commandment which shall be for a covenant between you and Me – that ye have faith; that your faith be steadfast as a rock that no storms can move, that nothing can disturb, and that it endure through all things even to the end; even should ye hear that your Lord has been crucified, be not shaken in your faith; for I am with you always, whether living or dead, I am with you to the end. As ye have faith so shall your powers and blessings be. This is the balance – this is the balance – this is the balance.” -Abdu’l-Baha


Am Em, Am Em, Em Am
And now I give you (And now I give you)
A commandment (A commandment)
F Am
Which shall be for a covenant between
You and me
That your faith(That your faith)
Be steadfast (Be steadfast)
As a rock that no storms can move
As ye have faith so shall your
Powers and blessings be
Am Em
This is the balance
Am Em
This is the balance
Em Am
This is the balance

About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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