A New Gift to Download – My Love is My Stronghold

This is the last day of the Baha’i festival of Ridvan and I wanted to share a gift of music with you to celebrate this joyous occasion.
We’ve been working on many songs from my different projects.  Although I haven’t released any Baha’i inspired songs lately, I’ve been working on several of them.  In the last couple of years I’ve been composing songs for a CD on the theme of detachment and am waiting to finish my current projects before I start working on recording these new songs.  However, this particular piece I’m working on, ‘My Love is My Stronghold’, is being contributed to a new CD entitled ‘Music for Devotions’ that will be released very soon.  Now that we’re working in person more, Jarome and I were able to work on the cello part together and I’m pleased he was able to produce the song for this project. Cello was performed by Yoad Nir.
I particularly like this passage from Baha’u’llah as it reminds me of how love is like a fortress and how our love for God is our protection.  It’s also a wonderful reminder not to get caught up with the distractions of life as that becomes perilous for our souls and our growth.  I would love to hear what it means to you.
You can listen to the song below and can download it on the gifts page.
[audio:My_Love_Is_My_Stronghold-Elika_Mahony.mp3]
If you are on my mailing list, you would have already received the link to download the song.  If not, please click here to register for the free song.
Enjoy!

12 Comments

    Varya May 2, 2011Reply

    Dearest Elika, the words, the melody, the harmony made my heart race! Thank you for this gift.

    Anonymous May 3, 2011Reply

    Dear Elika, Thanks so much for the beautiful song and your heavenly voice. Last week when I was preparing the program for our Ridvan gathering I was looking for a song and was thinking that we really need more Ridvan songs. Thanks for your services
    Much love,
    Ladan

    ROOSVELT JAVIER ROJAS BRAVO May 3, 2011Reply

    Al escuchar las canciones de ELIKA, ES COMO SI POCO A POCO SUBIERA AL CIELO Y COM QUE POCOC A POCO DISFRUTARA DE DE LOS PERFUMES DIVINOS.
    GRACIAS POR HACER MUSICA GRACIAS MILL POR COMPARTIRLA.
    ATENTAMENTE:
    ROOSVELT JAVIER ROJAS BRAVO

    judiann May 3, 2011Reply

    Very Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talent.

    Lance Mead May 3, 2011Reply

    Wonderful to have opened your email and find such a beautiful melody from such a beautiful person. You certainly are a gift as is your music. Thank you for sharing.

    LEONOR DELY May 5, 2011Reply

    Hola Elika
    Bellísima canción, gracias por compartirla, siempre estoy escuchando tus canciones.

    Addis May 5, 2011Reply

    Dear Elika, the new song is excellent, it has such a wonderful sway a real food for soul and spirit, I can’t wait to hear the rest of the cd. Thanks so much for your wonderful gift of talent and generosity.

    Walter Heath May 6, 2011Reply

    Listening right now and said Wow out loud! This is so well written, performed, and produced. The cello part moves so well. Love the background vocals. This is a pristine ladder for my soul to soar!
    Peace,
    Walter

    Nathan Mato May 7, 2011Reply

    Elika ,fanastic gift God bless yuo….

    Sarmad May 8, 2011Reply

    Dear Elika,
    Loved the music! Thank you for sharing. A wonderful gift indeed for the last Day of Ridvan!
    Tons of loving greetings to your very dear family and friends,
    Sam and family in Zhuhai… 🙂

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  • Elika May 23, 2011Reply

    Thank you dear friends for your kind words and loving encouragement. So glad you enjoyed the song.

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