“My Haven and My Refuge” by Alex, Asha and Alia

Baha’i Blog 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 Perth, Australia with Alexandre Evans, Asha Kiani and Alia Golestani singing “My Haven and My Refuge”, based on the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha.

This song was filmed and recorded in Perth, Australia, 9 October 2019.

You can also listen to and download the audio of this song on Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

“My Haven and My Refuge” by Alex, Asha and Alia

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

Excerpts from the following Writings of Abdu’l-Baha:

“Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heard and soul, shining brightly.”

LYRICS/QUOTES:

“He is the Compassionate, the All-Bountiful! O God, my God! Thou seest me, Thou knowest me; Thou art my Haven and my Refuge.”
“Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light…”
Allah-u-Abha
“O God, my God! Thou seest me, Thou knowest me; Thou art my Haven and my Refuge.”
Allah-u-Abha
“…Thou art my Haven and my Refuge.”
Allah-u-Abha
“Be calm, be strong, be grateful…”

LYRICS & CHORDS:

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Be calm,
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be strong,
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be grateful,
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be grateful
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and become a lamp
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full of light,
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and become a lamp
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full of light
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Allah-u-Abha
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O God!
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Thou seest me,
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Thou knowest me;
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Thou art my Haven
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and my Refuge
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my Haven
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and my Refuge
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Thou art my Haven
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and my Refuge
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and my Refuge
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Be calm,
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be strong,
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be grateful,
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be grateful

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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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