- Baha’is abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sunset for 19 days. While this abstention from food and drink is a test of one’s will and discipline, the Fast is not just about abstaining from food. The Fast is, primarily, a spiritual practice.
Tamara performs “Refresh” at Townshend International School.
“Refresh” is a song inspired by a prayer from Abdu’l-Baha, the quote is as follows:
Lyrics & Quote
O God! Refresh and gladden my spirit. Purify my heart. Illumine my powers. I lay all my affairs in Thy hand. Thou art my Guide and my Refuge. I will no longer be sorrowful and grieved; I will be a happy and joyful being. O God! I will no longer be full of anxiety, nor will I let trouble harass me. I will not dwell on the unpleasant things of life.Abdu’l-Baha
O God! Thou art more friend to me than I am to myself. I dedicate myself to Thee, O Lord.
The video was directed by Laura Lee in association with the 1Nes Project.
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