June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
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, Shadi Kouchekzadeh sings “Trust in God”, based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha.
This song was filmed and recorded in Brisbane, Australia, February 2016.
Lyrics & Quote
Never lose thy trust in God. Be thou ever hopeful, for the bounties of God never cease to flow upon man. If viewed from one perspective they seem to decrease, but from another they are full and complete. Man is under all conditions immersed in a sea of God’s blessings. Therefore, be thou not hopeless under any circumstances, but rather be firm in thy hope.
Dm C A Never lose thy trust in God Dm Be thou ever hopeful Gm Dm A Dm For the bounties of God never cease to flow upon man. Gm Dm If viewed from one perspective Gm Dm They seem to decrease, Gm Dm A But from another they are full and complete. Gm Dm Man is under all conditions Gm Dm Immersed in a sea of God's blessings. Gm Dm Therefore be thou not hopeless Gm Dm Under any circumstances A But rather be firm in thy hope.
You can also download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:
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.
Nous vous adressons toujours du courage , dans vos efforts , dévoué dans votre carrière musicale , que sa sainteté Baha’u’llah vous assiste
Ilunga Kabula trésor (October 10, 2016 at 2:05 AM)
Merci pour vos mots gentils !
Sonjel Vreeland (October 10, 2016 at 9:29 PM)