“The Bright Day is Coming” by Mea & Mitra [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is 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, Mea Karvonen and Mitra Matouf sing “The Bright Day is Coming”, based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha. 

You can also watch the recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwnQHDzda-I

This song was filmed and recorded in Helsinki, Finland, November 2016.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics followed by the quotation and chords:

“Have patience; wait; but do not sit idle. Work while you are waiting; smile when you are wearied with monotony; be firm while everything around you is being shaken. Be joyous while the ugly face of despair grins at you […] Continue your journey to the end. The bright day is coming.”

– Abdu’l-Baha

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Intro: Am  Hm7 Cmaj7

Am7 Hm7

Have patience;

Am7  G

wait; but do not sit idle.

Em7 A

Work while you are waiting;

Am7  Hm7 Esus4  E

smile when you are wearied with monotony;

Am7  D  G

Continue your journey to the end.

Eb  F  G

The bright day is coming. The bright day is coming.

Am7  D  Em7

Continue your journey to the end.

Eb  F  G

The bright day is coming. The bright day is coming.

Am7  Hm7

Be firm

Am7 G

while everything around you is being shaken;

Em7  A

Be joyous

Am7  Hm7  Esus4  E

while the ugly face of despair grins at you.

Continue your journey to the end…

Eb  F  G

The bright day is coming…

 

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

About the Author

Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a mother, a wife and a bookworm but professionally she is a museologist and a library technician. 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.

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