We CAN save the world and make it "A Beautiful Day!": While our current trajectory is depressing, the FACT is we can change all this and rapidly shift to a clean energy/food/planetary future. We need to demand this if it's to happen... so don't be depressed, get angry and start screaming "we want solar now!" My new song, all guitar and my voice, puts forth this simple message... so, give a listen and start yelling for action... NOW!
Rivers of Tears: A lot of my songs are actually my way of practising the meditation technique of St. Ignatius Loyola. This song, my latest, is that kind of meditation:
Not to go into detail about what Ignatian meditation is, but the gist of it is that you put yourself into scenes of the Bible, and soak in the impression that the scene makes on you.
In "Rivers of Tears", I transfered my own sorrow about the things I've done wrong in my life into the places and scenes of repentance in the New Testament - the woman washing Jesus' f...
Tired: Yep...old and tired...bored most of the time. I really miss my family..my boys and my parents. As of this writting, they're all still alive; I've just lost touch with them. Oh I talk to them on the phone sometimes and see them on occasion but Nathan (my oldest) and my parents live in Corpus Christi so it's hard to see them much.
I now see that I was a terrible dad...I really wanted to be a good one but...well circumstances got in the way...I just wasn't there for them like I wanted to be...like I should have been...maybe they wouldn't be having the problems they're having now if I woul...