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Love is my Savior

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LOVE IS MY SAVIOR

Love is my Savior
Joy is my Best Friend
Use The Music To Comfort your Soul
I want to see you smilin

Jump into the Stream cause it’s Rollin
It’s been Rollin since the beginning of time
It will carry you over the boulders in your life
Carry straight into the Light

Chorus

Wake up in Joy, Meditate and Pray
Abundance of Blessings Flowin our way
Rise and decide what you will give to each day
You be eternally happy

Chorus

The enlightened age is beginning
Humanity will discover the beautiful world within
Once we glimpse this magnificent sunlight
Everything will be all right

Chorus

Community Singing: Love Sweet Love
Visualize: Being Love
Why it was written: After my Grandfather died when I was in High School the spiritual realm became very important to me. I was raised Catholic and as a teenage yearned for more of an explanation to why I was here and what my life’s mission was. I began a search of the worlds religions – Various forms of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and others. In all of these religions I did not find what I was looking for. In 2007 with the help of spiritual earth angel named Sarah Bond I finally found myself.

I discovered that Love is my Savior, Joy is my best friend and Music really comforts my soul. I wish that everyone will find themselves, their life work and the activities that feed their soul. Just a glimpse of this glorious sunlight. It will make everything all right.

Copyright Far I Shields 2015

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It’s Time for a New Humanity

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New Humanity

Here Right Now

So glad to tell you my brotha
It’s time to Love 1 Anotha
Call your Mama, Call your Fatha
It time to care for each otha

Oh my brotha so much work to be done
So glad that freedom has come
Now that all humanity is here
It’s time for us 2 live as 1

Chorus
Freedom is Here Right Now
Repeat 3 Times

Oh my brotha so nice to see you again
Oh my sistah nice to see you my friend
Let’s come together right now
And show the world how

So much joy
Spread it around
Time for our feet to stand on solid ground
Now that we have discovered
The best part of life is each otha

Chorus

I go around my neighborhood
Sharing all things that are good
The Green Lifestyle is here
To Serve Humanity
We can plant a garden we can turn the earth
We can even plant a tree
I’ll feed you my sistah
My brotha will you please feed me

Chours

When we forgive each otha
We set our own selves Free
Its time for Wonder
Time for Delight
Time for a New Humanity
Tap into the source of All Things
And let Joy, Love and Freedom Reign

Now, Now, Now, Now
Now, NOW, Now

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All Rights Reserved
Community Singing: Chorus
1.Freedom is Here Right Now
Repeat 3 Times
2. Now, Now, Now, Now
Now, NOW, Now
Visualization: Visualize Creating Bliss Portals for all living beings – animate and inanimate entities
Why it was written: Amazing, Amazing, Amazing. A very long and difficult journey was completed. A second chance to build was issued and the shamans are together again.

This song was like seeing an intriguing person cross the street two blocks away. I had glimpses of this song yet never could figure it out and get a chance to know it yet oh what a feeling. When I moved my office and location to North Oakland with friends and family the song came all at once like a flood.

What a joy, what a blessings. The lyrics are amazing and I have been singing this song all day and night. What an honor and privilege to sing and play Here Right Now. It is time for us to clearly see we must live as one. After the atom bomb was dropped in 1943 in Japan Eleanor Roosevelt said that time has truly changed and the end of all wars is needed. Either we end the wars or we will end ourselves.

In meditating on the creation of the United Nations the day of his death. Franklin Delano Roosevelt wrote. “The work now my friends is Peace – an end to the beginnings of all wars. For those committed to The making of an abiding peace I say the only limit to our realization of tomorrow is our doubts of today. Let us move forward with a strong and active faith.”

Tap into the source of all things and let Joy, Love and Freedom Reign

Lyrics and Music Copyright 2015 Far I  Shields all rights reserved

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Far I and Ayanna Perform at Oakland California’s Min Maker Faire – October 2012

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Photo Taken by Orlando Johnson of Oakland Greens http://oaklandgreens.org/

It was a beautiful October day at Oakland, Ca Mini Maker Faire http://ebmakerfaire.wordpress.com/

Parents and Children of all ages attended this incredible, creative faire.  Far I played guitar and Ayanna sang background vocals.  The audience participation was spectacular as the crowd joined in to sing “I Love My Precious Self”.  The audience was asked to send the great energy attained through live music and crowd participation around the world.  With this thought the voices of the crowd increased and the harmony sweetened.  Great collective, harmonious energy was given, prayers were lifted and sent to all living beings.  The following songs were performed:

1. Guru
2. Watah
3. Love is My Saviour
4. Chune
5. Save the World
6. Precious

We are currently working on our CD which will be completed in the next few months.  Please visit our website www.farishields.com and like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/farishieldsmusic?ref=hl
Music videos can be viewed on our youtube channel www.youtube.com/farishields

Enjoy all that you can and live the change you want to see in the world.

Far I Shields Performs at Oakland’s Laurel District Summer Solstice Festival

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Far I will be performing at Oakland’s 7th Annual Laurel District Summer Solstice Festival – Saturday, June 23 at the Brown Stage located outside of  the ACME Music Store – 3715 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, Ca 94619 – Showtime 3pm.
Various musical selections of Far I – past and present will be performed during this one hour showcase.
This block party is free and features more than 20 acts of world class musical entertainment on 3 stages.
ACME HOUSE OF MUSIC is a proud sponsor of this event.
The festival will have many activities to enjoy for the entire family.  Join us and celebrate music, art and fun with your community in honor of the SUN!

Written by farishields

June 10, 2012 at 4:16 am

Far I – Voice & Guitar

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Love Is My Savior @ It’s A Grind Coffee House 3-25-11

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Filmed by Jonathan Gomwalk.

This song is like this moment in time for all of us, represents a journey that we have all been taking.  To me this journey is about Love.
I was raised a Catholic, went to Rasta, became a Muslim and then a Buddhist.  It was not until 2007 that I finally accepted my Life and realized that Love is my Savior.

Love is My Savior
Joy is my best friend
I use music – It comforts my soul
Want to see you smilin

Jump into the stream cause it rollin
It’s been rollin since the beginning of time
It’s gonna carry you over the boulders in your life
carry you strait into the light – well alright

Love is My Savior
Joy is my best friend
I use music – It comforts my soul
Want to see you smilin

If you wake up everyday and decide what you are going to  take from this life
You will have a life of misery and pain
When you rise and decide what you are going to give day by day – You’ll be eternally happy

Love is My Savior
Joy is my best friend
I use music – It comforts my soul
Want to see you smilin

It’s time for the Enlightened Age to begin yall
Humanity has finally discovered the beautiful world within
Once you have a glimpse of this glorious sunlight
It will make everything all right

Love is My Savior
Joy is my best friend
I use music – It comforts my soul
Want to see you smilin

Smile

Join me in a collective visualization
Feel the Love in your heart
Let it grow and glow – Send it around the world
across the US to Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, Hawaii and returning to the US
Love – World Wide

Redemption Song by Bob Marley performed by Far I with new additions

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Redemption Song by Bob Marley performed by Far I with new additions

This song I decided to cover on the guitar live.  I have performed it at several shows with great reviews.  Live performances have been a way that I test my music out.  When playing live it is as though I tap into other peoples consciousness and we are all sitting at some mystical meeting place.  I can feel the collective likes and dislikes and many times new ideas, call and responses, slight adjustments come up when I present my music to the world.

One day I was had my guitar out on a sunny day on Lakeshore a popular street in Oakland with a Trader Joes’ Grocery store, Pete’s Coffee, Starbucks etc.  you know a real happening place and a young man ask me to play redemption songs.  I played, he stayed and listened and he really enjoyed it.

Growing up Catholic in the 70’s the doom and gloom of “The End Of The World” always had me questioning how history would turn out for mankind.  My 11 year old asks me “Baba when the end of the world comes do you think it is going to blink out or will it happen slowly with much suffering”.  She is getting geared up for 2012.  One of her teachers really believes in it and has the children questioning.  Well 1999 was the big question year looming in my distant future when I was growing up.  As the time grew closer Y2K began being promoted.  All the global computers will shut down.  This was an added pressure to the end of the world that Prince sung about – 2000 party over oops out of time.

In the early 90’s there was a minister who was mentoring me.  He was real busy with plenty of demands and one day out of some chance of fate there he was and there I was.  He was waiting for something and I was waiting.  So I asked him the question burning in my soul.  Is the world going to end in the year 2,000.  His response was very clear and effective.  Well whether it does or doesn’t you should plans for the future.  Your duty is to set your goals and live your life.  Respond to life with your best effort.  Put all your focus there and plan as if you will be here and the rest of humanity will be here after the year 2,000.

In Bob Marley’s redemption song which he performed on guitar during his battle with cancer which ended up being his last days on planet earth also which he predicted that he would die at the age of 36 when he was a young man.  Point being that he says “Have No Fear For Atomic Energy No Of Them Can Stop The Time.”  This small phrase soothed my soul and guided me through moments of doubt about planet earth and human existence.  In the 1980’s with the cold war against Russia it seemed every moment we were just one push of a button away from Global Extinction and Nuclear War.

Doom and Gloom seem to work great with Capitalism.  Earthquake is coming – buy your earthquake kit for 19.99 available at all Walmart’s located in earth quake zones. For as long as they are selling.  Also you can purchase Earthquake insurance.  It is pretty expensive when your want to protect your family from natural disasters so “Brace Yourself”  2012 – the end of the world Now Playing in a theater near you.  If the end of the world is near you should come see the movie so you and your family can get some survival ideas.  Ah now I get it I see why Bob Marley named his last album Survivors and also wrote a song about it.  He is like come on humans make some plans.  Don’t believe the hype.  We will get through this and believe it or not you are a big part of the global change so “don’t bury your thoughts put your dreams to reality – All a together NOW – Wake up and LIVE”

I read some where that a minister in the late 1800’s preached the end of the world was going to happen on a specific day and time.  He preached for years that God told him through the bible and personal revelation’s that on this day in the year 18.. The world is going to end.  So on that day he had all of his friends, family and follower in an open field waiting for the end of the world.  Well guess what nothing happened.  I tell this story to my 11 year old and the running joke is the kids were getting hungry on that day in the late 1800’s and started needling their parents.  Mom, Dad, Uncle Joe while we are waiting for the end of the world can we have a bite to eat or something to drink at least.

Music is really powerful.  Thoughts and words are very powerful.  So when I sing a cover if I don’t like the mental concept behind the words I will adjust them to affirm what I want to happen in my life and the life of others.

Old Pirates yes the rob I
Sold I to the merchant ships
Minutes after they took I
From the bottomless pit
But my hands were made strong
By the hands of the almighty
We forward in this Generation Triumphantly

Won’t you help me sing songs of Freedom
It’s all I ever had
Redemption Songs

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery
None but ourselves can free our minds
Have no fear for negativity
None of them can stop the time

I am so grateful
Human Beings can finally see that it’s time to unite
Let’s move forward together as one people
With all of our strength, with all of our might

Won’t you help me sing songs of Freedom
It’s all I ever had
Redemption Songs

Note: Hey humans – makes some plans – think positive!

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March 11, 2011 at 3:02 pm