Thursday, June 25, 2009

Farewell Michael Jackson. May you rest in peace, and may your spirit soar high.
Today, I celebrate your life. Tomorrow I will do the same, even though my heart has broken with you gone.

Crazy how the media have turned the table and talk well of a dead man, after haunting his life.

If we are told by the media that elves caused it to rain, we would see proof of elves every time it rained wouldn't we?
Michael had always been a shining star that never extinguished in my eyes. He was a multi talented genius.
He changed how people accepted music by making it come alive.
Michael was the music's version of Martin Luther King. He blended races with his talents, pressing crowds of white and black people together, who were so overwhelmed by his greatness that they felt compelled to cheer instead of scream.
Yes, Michael did that!
He made peace and love with heart piercing lyrics that made every person, at one time or another, look his or herself in the mirror to seek self correction.
Yes, Michael did that!
And that is what I choose to remember.
Not the scandal. Not the physical transformations. Not the accusations or the lies.
I've rather decided to remember that Michael was a man who worked to use his talent to heal the world, to bring people together, and to bring a smile to the sick. My only wish is that now that he's gone those who believe in his mission would do the same.

There's A Place In Your Heart And I Know That It Is Love
And This Place Could Be Much Brighter Than Tomorrow
And If You Really Try You'll Find There's No Need To Cry
In This Place You'll Feel There's No Hurt Or Sorrow

There Are Ways To Get There
If You Care Enough For The Living
Make A Little Space
Make A Better Place...

Heal The World Make It A Better Place
For You And For Me And The Entire Human Race
There Are People Dying If You Care Enough For The Living
Make A Better Place For You And For Me

If You Want To Know Why There's A Love That Cannot Lie
Love Is Strong It Only Cares For Joyful Giving
If We Try We Shall See In This Bliss
We Cannot Feel Fear Or Dread We Stop Existing And
Start Living

Then It Feels That Always Love's Enough For Us Growing
So Make A Better World
Make A Better World...

And The Dream We Were Conceived In Will Reveal A Joyful Face
And The World We Once Believed In Will Shine Again In Grace
Then Why Do We Keep Strangling Life Wound This Earth
Crucify Its Soul Though It's Plain To See
This World Is Heavenly Be God's Glow

We Could Fly So High Let Our Spirits Never Die
In My Heart I Feel You Are All
My Brothers Create A World With No Fear
Together We'll Cry Happy Tears See The Nations Turn
Their Swords Into Plowshares

There Are People Dying
If You Care Enough
For The Living
Make A Better Place
For You And For Me