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“Refresh” by Goleta Burriston

November 14, 2020, in Music > Studio Session, by

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 Hluboka nad Vltavou, Czech Republic with Goleta Burriston singing “Refresh” based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha.

This song was filmed and recorded in Hluboka nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, December 2017.

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.
O God! Thou art more friend to me than I am to myself. I dedicate myself to Thee, O Lord.

Abdu’l-Baha

Chords

C Am F G

You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here: “Refresh” by Goleta Burriston [Audio Track]

You can also watch the Studio Sessions video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions playlist

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

Discussion 1 Comment

What a beautiful voice and melody! By the way “Refresh …” is not an authentified Baha’i prayer.

Roxana (November 11, 2020 at 4:12 PM)

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