I included this song in the William Tell Show playlist because it never fails to move me. I think it may be one of the saddest songs ever written.
These days, it has me conflicted.
Came across this FB post from 2017:
The fact that you’re afraid of it
doesn’t mean it exists.
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The center of the universe is you.
Here and now, this moment, wherever you are — that is the center of the universe, for you.
From this point, you can move in any direction, in any direction. But you can only begin here. You cannot begin from anywhere else.
March 31, 2018
When I attend enough to becoming upwardly mobile myself, I often find myself looking down on the men around me now.
I don’t want to look down on anyone. These are (mainly) good guys. These are friends.
So this a learning opportunity, a growth opportunity.
It appears to be a common problem for folk who seek upward mobility.
I find this morning that perhaps I can sublimate or incinerate those feelings as they come on, burning up emotional filth to release light and admiration for guys who, after all, are doing the best they can with the resources they’ve got, and whose motivations no one can gainsay.
Why is this man smiling?
“I never met a man I didn’t like.” — Will Rogers
Will Rogers must have had an exceptionally bright aura.
Social predation consumed more of Jesus’ energy than any other single issue. This comes to my attention lest my current ambitions for upward mobility leave me in a position to be tempted to look down on people.
For me, all my life until this writing, the foremost example of Jesus’ stance on this has been his response to the request of James and John.
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