This song returns to the true meaning and purpose of Christmas by describing a much more mature and wise wish list that is not just for ourselves, but is also for others. I invite you to imbibe the spirit of the Grown-Up Christmas List and fulfill not just our own Grown-Up Christmas Lists, but those of others as well.
For the purposeful liver who is Christian (or simply theist), this song is our anthem of anthems, our morning call, our daily prayer. We are called to go beyond ourselves, to leave our comfort zones, and to grow – to grow in, and rooted in, God’s love.
True love involves effort on our part – even if it is not reciprocated or appreciated. Love anyway. Have faith that we will eventually get to our promised land via the vehicle of love. Let love be your anchor. Let it be your guide. Let love lead the way.
“Heal the World” by Michael Jackson encapsulates our hopes and dreams for a better world, a world where no one is left behind and everyone moves forward in the name of love and Love.
It is all about love and harmony, but sadly, this simple but powerful and eternal truth is taken for granted today. Conflict and war threaten to destroy this God-commissioned commandment of building a world on love and peace. A song created for the first Pokémon movie immortalizes the lament over this destruction.
Perhaps some of us, fueled to take our passion to the next level, are still hesitant, regardless, to do so – for any reason. Let’s kick off a new working week in living out our personal responsibility and faithfulness with the message to go for it, to take the plunge, to understand that the biggest risk is not risking at all. I urge us, I dare us, to move.
An urgent call to save the world – for time is limited – doesn’t mean it’s all high stress levels, seriousness, and complete focus on world-saving. We’re also encouraged and reminded to have fun at the same time by this 2008 hit song by Madonna.
Always Near Pros: Kevin’s first best-of album in 12 years – after 3 more studio albums – and first with a “theme” All 9 studio albums (except for Enchanted Piano and Christmas) represented Certain favorites were included Always Near Cons: No new songs, rearrangements, or rare tracks – not even “The Moon Represents My Heart” or “Because I Love You” 14 …
Working in the field of social change is a terribly difficult and challenging experience. For one, you deal with your personal commitment of dreaming big and including others in said dream – as is should be. Also, you have to face the many skeptics around you, which could very well include the ones you love …
After a long absence, I’m back here to bore you all with my second entry for the Retro Album Review. Today I’m going to talk about a non-mainstream artist who has managed nonetheless to capture the hearts of many, particularly in East Asia (do I hear “anyeong haseyo”?). I’ve already written about him once, and now …