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O Befriended Stranger!

August 17, 2023, in Music > Recording Artist, by

This song was produced by the Edinburgh Sessions, a musical group based in Scotland. The group consists of friends and musicians who are inspired by the teachings of the Baha’i Faith, and their music is composed mostly to the Baha’i Writings. This song is based on the words of Baha’u’llah.

O BEFRIENDED STRANGER! The candle of thine heart is lighted by the hand of My power, quench it not with the contrary winds of self and passion. The healer of all thine ills is remembrance of Me, forget it not. Make My love thy treasure and cherish it even as thy very sight and life.

Find the music of the Edinburgh Sessions on their YouTube channel.

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.
Sonjel Vreeland

Discussion 1 Comment

A real work of art – a delicate song with a Scottish lilt, accompanied by cello, guitar and harp – how wonderful! Was happy to see the lyrics displayed as well. We played this at our devotional this morning. Thank you Edinburgh Sessions and Baha’i Blog!

Maury Miloff

Maury Miloff (October 10, 2023 at 9:31 AM)

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