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Speaking Michaelistically: Promoting the Message of The Man

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Rev Dr Catherine M Gross

Rev Dr Catherine M Gross


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Michael had a message to share with us. His message was love. Nevertheless, how do we share Michael's message with the world? That is what we are going to learn to do, right here and now. In this show we will understand and begin a new mission in our advocacy for Michael. Our speaker, Susan Yabakcuh, has given seminars on how we can do so successfully... Get ready! Get set! Lets go!

BUT THE HEART SAID NO by Michael Jackson

They saw the poor living in cardboard shacks, so they knocked the shacks down and built projects. Huge blocks of cement and glass towered over asphalt parking lots. Somehow it wasn't much like home, even home in a shack. "What do you expect?" they asked impatiently. "You're too poor to live like us. Until you can do better for yourselves, you should be grateful, shouldn't you?"
The head said yes, but the heart said no.

They needed more electricity in the city, so they found a mountain stream to dam. As the waters rose, dead rabbits and deer floated by; baby birds too young to fly drowned in the nest while mother birds cried helplessly. "It's not a pretty sight," they said, "but now a million people can run their air conditioners all summer. That's more important than one mountain stream, isn't it?"

The head said yes, but the heart said no.
They saw oppression and terrorism in a far-off land, so they made war against it. Bombs reduced the country to rubble. Its population cowered in fear, and every day more villagers were buried in rough wooden coffins. "You have to be prepared to make sacrifices," they said. "If some innocent bystanders get hurt, isn't that just the price one must pay for peace?"

The head said yes, but the children looked into their hearts and whispered, "No!"