Man may change, government may change, people may change but Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever.
And make no mistake, my friend, your pointless life will end; but before you go, can you look at the truth?
Of course, of course. Drugs, music, a new age dawning … and you came for an old book.
It was a music of the spirit, seeking peace, not emotional release, expressing the hunger of the soul rather than the heart. A way of sequencing notes so ancient it might be music’s mother lode, its Fertile Crescent. It wouldn’t have grated, I felt, on the ears of ancient Greeks or Egyptians or Mesopotamians or Sumerians-or even on the august auditory equipment of the Buddha or Lao-tzu.
I have to admit. Saying goodbye-leaving Bonnie. Was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done in my entire life. It actually hurt…
We forget that the sweetest joys are found in the simplest acts: hugs, laughter, quiet observation, basic movements, holding hands, pleasant music, shared stories, a listening ear, an unhurried visit, and selfless service. It is sad we forget a truth so elementary.
According to the science writer Philip Ball, when it was pointed out to musicologist Deryck Cooke
that Slavic and much Spanish music use minor keys for happy music, he claimed that their lives
were so hard that they didn’t really know what happiness was anyway.
It is the part of a wise man, I say, to refresh and restore himself in moderation with pleasant food and drink, with scents, with the beauty of green plants, with decoration, music, sports, the theater, and other things of this kind, which anyone can use without injury to another.
There is in the chemist a form of thought by which all ideas become visible in the mind as strains of an imagined piece of music. This form of thought is developed in Faraday in the highest degree, whence it arises that to one who is not acquainted with this method of thinking, his scientific works seem barren and dry, and merely a series of researches strung together, while his oral discourse when he teaches or explains is intellectual, elegant, and of wonderful clearness.
Know I don’t hate you
Don’t wanna fight you
Know I’ll always love you
But right now I just don’t like you
Cause you took this too far