Remember Jerusalem: Psalms 137:5-6
IF I FORGET THEE OH JERUSALEM, LET MY RIGHT HAND FORGET HER CUNNING.
IF I DO NOT REMEMBER THEE, LET MY TONGUE CLEAVE TO THE ROOF OF MY MOUTH, IF I PREFER NOT JERUSALEM ABOVE MY CHIEF JOY.
David was a man of god, and a musician who sang and played upon his harp very skilfully, and he thought to himself, if I forget the real purpose of where I am, what I should be doing, or who I am, then all the chords and beautiful compositions that I learned on my instrument, let my fingers forget them. David said furthermore; if I don’t remember Jerusalem, then let my tongue stick to the ...
Thoughts on love...: Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source. (Leo Tolstoy)
Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful moulder of human destiny … (Emma Goldman)
Love's way of dealing with us is different from conscience's way. Conscience c...
mother said I was born wicked-page 27: SHINING HIS LITTLE TORCH LIGHT
THAT HE TOOK FROM HIS COAT,
“NOW LOOK DIRECTLY INTO THE LIGHT” HE SAID
SHINING IT STRAIGHT INTO MY EYES,
THEY STARTED TO WELL UP WITH WATER
JUST LIKE WHEN A PERSON CRY’S,
HOW MUCH MORE OF THIS PRODDING
AND CURIOSITY DO I HAVE TO TAKE,
I DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY’RE DOING
BUT FOR SURE I’LL NEVER BREAK,
AND WHAT KIND OF A PERSON IS MY MOTHER
FOR SUBJECTING ME TO THIS,
NO MATTER HOW HARD JAMAICA’S BEEN
MY HOMELAND I REALLY MISS,
I FELT LIKE RUNNING BUT NEVER DARED
OR CREEPING AWAY TO HIDE,
WHAT I REMEMBERED MOST AS A CHILD
ARE THE TIMES WHEN I ALWAYS ...