“Quand germe une pensée de guerre (When a Thought of War Comes)” by Morgane & Samy

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 Paris, France with Morgane Delezir and Samy Parak who sing “Quand germe une pensée de guerre (When a Thought of War Comes)” in French, from the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha and Baha’u’llah.

This song was filmed and recorded in Paris, France, December 2017.

LYRICS/QUOTES FRENCH:

“Quand germe une pensée de guerre, opposez-lui une plus forte pensée de paix. Une pensée de haine doit être neutralisée par une plus puissante pensée d’amour.”
-Abdu’l-Baha

“Ne vous contentez pas de manifester votre amitié par des paroles, mais que votre coeur brûle d’amour pour tous ceux que vos croisez sur votre route.”
-Baha’u’llah

LYRICS/QUOTES ENGLISH:

“When a thought of war comes, oppose it by a stronger thought of peace. A thought of hatred must be destroyed by a more powerful thought of love.”
-Abdu’l-Baha

“Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.”
-Baha’u’llah

CHORDS & LYRICS:

[Intro]:
Abm, Dbm, Abm, Dbm Abm
Abm, Dbm
Quand germe une pensée de guerre,
Abm, Eb7
opposez lui, une plus forte pensée de paix.
Abm, Dbm
Une pensée de haine doit être neutralisée par Abm, Eb7, Abm
une plus puissante pensée d’amour.
Abm, Dbm
Quand germe une pensée de guerre,
Abm, Eb7
opposez lui, une plus forte pensée de paix.
Abm, Dbm
Une pensée de haine doit être neutralisée par Abm, Eb7, Abm
une plus puissante pensée d’amour.
Abm, Dbm, Abm, Eb7 Abm, Dbm, Abm, Eb7
Abm, Dbm
Ne vous contentez pas de
Abm, Eb7
manifester votre amitié par des paroles,
Abm, Dbm
mais que votre coeur brûle
Abm, Eb7, Abm
d’amour envers tous ceux que vous rencontrez sur votre route

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “Quand germe une pensée de guerre (When a Thought of War Comes)” by Morgane & Samy [Audio Track]

Watch the entire Studio Sessions video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions playlist

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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