- 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.
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 Vancouver, Canada with Roya, Shadi, Hoda, Sahar, Leif, Stefan, Marie, Nava, Sarah, Michele, Yasmin, Naseem and Geoffrey who sing “Beloved Friends” by the Universal House of Justice.
This song was filmed and recorded in Vancouver, Canada, January 2017.
Lyrics & Quote
To every generation of young believers comes an opportunity to make a contribution to the fortunes of humanity, unique to their time of life. For the present generation, the moment has come to reflect, to commit, to steel themselves for a life of service from which blessing will flow in abundance. In our prayers at the Sacred Threshold, we entreat the Ancient Beauty that, from out a distracted and bewildered humanity, He may distil pure souls endowed with clear sight…The Universal House of Justice
C F Beloved friends: To every generation of young believers comes an opportunity G F C to make a contribution to the fortunes of humanity, Am G C unique to their time of life. C F C F For the present generation, C F C F the moment has come C F C G to reflect, to commit, to steel themselves for a life of service Am G C from which blessing will flow in abundance. C F C F In our prayers at the Sacred Threshold, C F C F we entreat the Ancient Beauty that, C F C G from out a distracted and bewildered humanity, He may distil pure souls Am G C endowed with clear sight
You can also download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:
You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY
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