Help Michael’s Dream Foundation Win $50,000! Voting Ends July 8th

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Good News! Michael’s Dream Foundation has made it through the first round of the Ty Pennington’s Ultimate Giveback Challenge to the semi-finals!

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Michael Jackson’s Heal The World – Revisited

19247304 Heal the World” is a song from Michael Jackson’s hit album, Dangerous, released in 1991. It was one of the first songs to be written and recorded during the Dangerous sessions. The music short film, directed by Joe Pytka, features children living in countries suffering from unrest. It is also one of only a handful of Michael Jackson’s films not to feature Jackson himself, including “Cry,” “HIStory” and “Man in The Mirror.” The version of the film included on “Dangerous: The Short Films” and Michael Jackson’s “Vision,” contains an introductory video that features a speech from Jackson taken from the special “spoken word” version of the track. This version was not included on “Video Greatest Hits – HIStory” featuring the music short film.

On January 31, 1993, Jackson performed the song in the Super Bowl XXVII halftime show. Up until that point, the NFL generally only paid performers for their expenses, but it donated $100,000 to Jackson’s Heal the World Foundation, His performance is still considered today as one of the most watched television broadcasts in American television history and changed the Superbowl half time show forever.

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Heal the World was also played at the funeral of young James Bulger. Jackson donated the song to the James Bulger Red Balloon Center to be used as an anthem for his charity

An ensemble performance of “We Are The World” and “Heal the World” closed Jackson’s memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on July 7, 2009. The song was performed as rehearsed by Jackson at the venue just weeks earlier, in preparation for his planned “This is It” concerts in London.” R&B singer, Ciara sung the song as a tribute to Michael Jackson at the 2009 BET Awards. 

Entertainers sing "We are the World/Heal the World" during memorial service for Michael Jackson in Los Angeles

Problem Addressed

The short film features children living in countries suffering from unrest, especially in Burundi. The point of this song is to raise awareness of children living in horrible conditions and we should help by donating.  By helping these children, we are also healing the world. The song questions if we care about the living, and if we do, we should help make the world a better place for all mankind.

Information

In 2001, while on a internet chat with his fans, Michael Jackson said that “Heal the World” is the song he is most proud to have created. R&B singer, 

The song marked the beginning of the Heal The World Foundation, an non-profit organization founded by Jackson in 1992, to focus and bring awareness to hunger, poverty, disease and violence all over the world. With offices all over the globe, the foundation raised millions of dollars and assisted many organizations in relief efforts. The foundation officially closed in 2002 as the result of the failure to file yearly accounting statements, which caused the charity lose its tax exempt status.

Significance

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Michael Jackson probably wrote this song after he had observed all the horrible deeds that mankind is capable of.  For example, if we look at the historical context, the two World Wars and the Vietnam War are expensive lessons for us to learn. The carnage is just unthinkable. The reason is clearly identified in the song- our lack of love for each other.

The geographical context of this song is not limited to just America, but the world. We are all guilty of this heinous crime called hatred. Jackson is appealing to us to be strong and to take action before we destroy ourselves. Very often, we lead such peaceful and normal lives that without realizing it, we take this for granted. As a result, we overlook people who are suffering in other parts of the world, For example, children who die from malnutrition in third world countries. Do we ever spare a thought for those in war torn areas?

Although Jackson wrote this song in the late last century, he was ahead of his time as there are worst atrocities committed this century as seen on September 11, 2001. That wasn’t even a war. People left their homes to go to work, never in their wildest dreams thinking that they will not return home. Almost 5000 people perished in that act of terror without even a decent burial. How is it that innocent lives could be taken in such a devastating manner? It didn’t stop there. In 2007, it was the London Bombings. In 2008, it was the Mumbai Bombings. Families were torn apart. All because people refused to recognize acknowledge that there is only one race, the human race.

Therefore, the significance of this song is to encourage people to help out and make this world a better place. The language is inclusive, for example, Jackson uses words like: “You and me…” and “The entire human race…” The phrase “people dying,” also help open our eyes, by telling us that this suffering is very real and it is happening on a major scale.

Tone

The tone used in this song is very gentle and peaceful. This is to promote peace and harmony in the song. The vocals are filled with much love and caring. Michael Jackson must have felt sorry for all the people suffering in the world when he wrote this song, trying to pack it with all the love he can harvest. Sentences like “Heal the world…” tell us that we should take part in this activity and help those who need help. Heal the World has a soft rock, gospel genre.

Lyrics

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There’s A Place In
Your Heart
And I Know That It Is Love

Michael Jackson knows that deep inside everyone’s hearts, they care about what is going on in our world

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

This place represents the earth. Tomorrow could be better if we try hard enough and there will be no reason to regret or feel bad. The smallest effort mean a lot.

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

The chorus, uses an imperative. For example, “Heal the World,” is a short, sweet and sounds like an order. The third line tells us that if we help out the world, we’re not only helping ourselves, but the whole human race. The next line tells us the horrible truth that there are people dying in this world, and if we really care about them, we should do something and make a difference.

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

This stanza tells us that there is love in all of us and we cant lie about that. Love is strong and joyful giving. If we help out, the world will be in a bliss where we cannot feel the fear of death or the dread of not helping.

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

Love will always grow and if there is love there will be 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

Chorus

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 

The bridge talks about when the human race just started existing, the earth was a much better place. If we help out, it will once again return to its former glory. Jackson questions us as to why we do all this harmful things and tells us that this world is God’s creation and we should help God return it to its rightful place.

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

Michael Jackson called all of us his “brothers” and together, we can create a new world with no fear and we will cry happy tears.

We Could Really Get There
If You Cared Enough
For The Living
Make A Little Space
To Make A Better Place…

Repetition

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

Chorus

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

Chorus

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

Chorus

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

Repetition

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

Repetition

You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me
You And For Me

Audience

This song is targeted at every single person whom within has the power to heal the whole world, in other words. The language used is very simple. Even those with the most basic knowledge of English, can understand the message.

Music Short Film

This song contains lots of good values and attitudes that we should have. Its easy to understand, not fast paced or too slow. It not only informs us about the issue Michael Jackson is talking about, it even tells us how to fix it by giving more love. When listening to this song, we are able to hear from Michael Jackson’s voice that he really does care about the problems and tries to influence us to feel the same way.
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Sources: 10 Protest Songs / Wikipedia / All Things Michael

 

ೋღ❤ღೋ Let There Be Peace On Earth And Let It Begin With Me ೋღ❤ღೋ

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May the joy and peace of the resurrection of Christ the Savior, rest and abide you with your loved ones. No matter your what faith is, all of earth’s inhabitants are in dire need of love and compassion.

If we all do our part to be peacemakers and not peacebreakers, the world will indeed be the loving place that Michael dreamt of.

Source: majorloveprayer

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Peace Begins With Random Acts of Kindness

Make Me An Instrument of Your Peace

 The Prayer of Saint Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy.

O, Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love; For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; it is in dying that we are born again to eternal life.

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With L..V.E,

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Valentine’s special (3/5) : Michael Jackson Vs 10 Artists – L.O.V.E. (Robin Skouteris Mix)

MJ WAS A CUTIE PIE:

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The mix Includes:
Michael Jackson Feat. Akon – Hold My Hand
Backstreet Boys – I Want It That Way
Jason Derulo – In My Head
Muse – Starlight
Beyonce Knowles – Halo
Iyaz – Replay
B.O.B. feat. Hayley Williams – Airplanes
Kelly Clarkson – Behind Those Hazel Eyes
Oasis – Wonderwall

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Michael Jackson’s L.O.V.E Walk

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Life Lessons On Love

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“If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.”

“Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.”

“Be like children , Not childish but childlike.”

“Never rush an emotion, everything in life has a rhythm, it is the pauses and silences that speak the truth.”

“I look at things and try to imagine what is possible and then hope to surpass those boundaries.”

“Holding on to love is not wrong, but you need to learn to hold it lightly, caressingly. Let it fly when it wants. When it’s allowed to be free, love is what makes life alive, joyful, and new. As long as love is in my heart, it’s everywhere.”

“I am going to say something I have never said before and this is the truth. I have no reason to lie to you and God knows I am telling the truth. I think all my success and fame and I have wanted it, I have wanted it because I wanted to be loved. That’s all. That’s the real truth.”

“What good is freedom without love?”

“In accepting yourself completely, trust becomes complete. There is no longer any separation between people, because there is no longer any separation inside. In the space where fear used to live, love is allowed to grow.”

“For me, Love is something very pure.”

Love For Others

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“But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.”

How can we preach, when all we make this world to be is a living hell torturing our minds. We all must unite, to turn darkness to light, And the love in our hearts will shine.

“What I enjoy most about performing is making people happy. Just to make a person smile means more to me than anything.”

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“Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.”

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In spite of the risks, the courage to be honest and intimate opens the way to self-discovery. It offers what we all want, the promise of love.”

“I want my work to help people rediscover the child that’s hiding in them.”

“You never know how long you have with someone, so don’t forget to say I love you while you can.”

“Love is the human family’s most precious legacy. Its richest bequest. Its golden inheritance.”

“The courage to be honest and intimate opens the way to self-discovery. It offers what we all want, the promise of love.”

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.

Love For Children

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Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be loved.

When I see children, I see the face of God. That’s why I love them so much. That’s what I see.

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“I want to tell the children of the world, you are all our children, each one of you is my child and I love you all.”

“I’m not trying to be philosophical, but I really think it’s my job to help children. And I don’t care if people laugh.”

“What we need to learn from children isn’t childish. Being with them connects us to the deep wisdom of life, which is ever present and only asks to be lived.  Now, when the world is so confused and its problems so complicated, I feel we need our children more than ever. Their natural wisdom points the way to solutions that lie, waiting to be recognized, within our own hearts.”

“I would like to think that I’m an inspiration for the children I meet. I want kids to like my music. Their approval means more to me than anyone else’s.”

Love For Hard Work, Talent And Music

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“I love experienced people. I love people who are phenomenally talented. I love people who’ve worked so hard and been so courageous and are the leaders in their fields. For me to meet somebody like that and learn from them and share words with them—to me that’s magic.” 

“Music is a mantra that soothes the soul…something our body has to have. It’s important to understand the power of music.”

“I start to spin as wildly as I can. This is my favorite dance because it contains a secret. The faster I twirl, the more I am still inside. My dance is all motion without all silence within. As much as I love to make music, its the unheard music that never dies.”

“When I perform, I lose myself. I’m in total control of that stage. I don’t think about anything. I know what I want to do from the moment I step out there and I love every minute of it.”

“I’m actually relaxed onstage. Totally relaxed. It’s nice. I feel relaxed in the studio too. I know whether something feels right. If it doesn’t, I know how to fix it. Everything has to be in place and if it is you feel good, you feel fulfilled.”

“A perfectionist has to take his time. He shapes and molds and sculpts that thing until it’s perfect. He can’t let it go before he’s satisfied; he can’t.”

“I totally enjoy what I’m doing and bringing joy into people’s lives. To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up’s life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition.”

“I’m a person of the arts. I love the arts very, very, very much. And ah, I’m a musician, I’m a director, I’m a writer, I’m a composer, I’m a producer, and I love the medium. I love film very, very much. I think it’s the most expressive of all of the art mediums.”

“I love great music — it has no color, it has no boundaries.”

(Love) “It’s the juice and energy that motivates my music, my dancing, everything. 

Love For Earth And All Its Creatures

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“Innocent animals, they do not suspect that after all this time, they will fall from a bullet by the thousands. They will lie in the dust, mutilated by our shameless greed.” 

“Planet earth, gentle and blue, with all my heart, I love you.”

“Well, I don’t know how this sounds, but I saw a picture today in the papers. A dolphin had drowned in a fishing net.  From the way its body was tangled in the lines, you could read so much agony.  Its eyes were vacant yet there was still that smile, the one dolphins never lose, even when they die.”

“What delights nature must feel when she makes stars out of swirling gas and empty space. She flings them like spangles from a velvet cape, a billion reasons for us to be awaken in pure joy. When we open our hearts and appreciate all she has given us. Nature finds her reward. The sound of applause rolls across the universe and she bows.”

“The infinity of God’s creation embraces me. We are one.”

“We have to heal our wounded world.”

“I feel sad to think how carelessly we treat our home. The earth we all share is not just a rock tossed through space but a living, nurturing being. She cares for us: she deserves our care in return. We have been treating Mother Earth the way some people treat a rental apartment. Just trash it and move on.”

Love For His Children And Family

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“And I love my parents. My mother is like a saint. She is….she is not of this earth.  She is unbelievable wonderful and I don’t have a bad thing to say about her.”

“I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we’re a show business family and we all work.”

“I pray that my children will give me the benefit of the doubt. That they will say to themselves: “Our daddy did the best he could, given the unique circumstances that he faced. He may not have been perfect, but he was a warm and decent man, who tried to give us all the love in the world… I hope that they will always focus on the positive things, on the sacrifices I willingly made for them, and not criticize the things they had to give up, or the errors I’ve made, and will certainly continue to make, in raising them. For we have all been someone’s child, and we know that despite the very best of plans and efforts, mistakes will always occur. That’s just being human.“

“To make them hold their hands and look them in the eyes and tell them, “I love you.”  That would be remembered forever. I do it to Prince and Paris everyday. (This was before Blanket was born.)

“Well, I enjoy taking care of my children myself. It’s fun. It’s why I had them. So I could take care of them. It’s great relief for me. It’s pleasure. It keeps me happy and laughing. They’re wonderful, sweet, innocent children….”

“They (my children) mean… It’s hard to put in words, because they mean everything. The way you would explain how your children make you feel… They’re the world for me. I wake up and I’m ready for the day because of them. I get them breakfast, I change diapers, if they want to read, we do a lot of reading, we play hide and seek, we play blind fold, and I have a wonderful time with them.”

“They love music…they are very much into the arts. But I don’t push them. I am letting them enjoy their childhood as much as possible. I really do. I let them go to the arcade and get out and go to the movies and do things. I think that comes naturally. You know, I want them to get to do the kind of things I didn’t get to do. So I fill them with a lot of enjoyment that way – a lot of amusement. You know? I get pretty emotional when I see them having a wonderful time; when they are on a ride and they are screaming and they are happy and they are running. It makes me emotional, cause I see they are having a real good time.” 

“I say, ‘You should blanket me’ or ‘you should blanket her’, meaning like a blanket is a blessing. It’s a way of showing love and caring.”

“I do my best. Sure. I want to be the best father in the world, of course.”

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Love For Fans

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“They scream, they cry, they love, they support, they defend, they listen. My fans are everything.”

“My fans truly are a part of me, we share something that most people will never experience.”

“Some friends, you only see them when the sun shines.. My fans sustained me even in dark days. I owe them everything.”

 “The fans don’t know how much I love them so. It really can get to a hurting feeling inside due to how strong I love them all.”

“I appreciate all my fans, on all occasions, everyday of my life. Its your presence and your loyalty that has given me great strength”

Love And Relationships

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“Needless to say, I love the interaction between the sexes; it is a natural part of life and I love women. I just think that when sex is used as a form of blackmail or power, it’s a repugnant use of one of God’s gifts.” ~ Michael Jackson [Moonwalk p. 174]

“I do think that marriage can be a wonderful thing if it’s the right thing for the two people involved. I believe in love – very much so – how can you not believe after you’ve experienced it? I believe in relationships. One day, I know I’ll find the right woman and get married myself.”~ Michael Jackson   [Moonwalk p. 254]

“Love is a funny thing to describe. It’s so easy to feel and yet so slippery to talk about.”

“Of course, I believe in love. Its beautiful when it’s right. My love life is like my music.”

The Last Tear – Dancing The Dream

Your words stabbed my heart, and I cried tears of pain. “Get out!” I shouted. “These are the last tears I’ll ever cry for you.” So you left.
I waited hours, but you didn’t return. That night by myself I cried tears of frustration.
I waited weeks, but you had nothing to say. Thinking of your voice, I cried tears of loneliness.
I waited months, but you left no sign for me. In the depths of my heart, I cried tears of despair.

How strange that all these tears could not wash away the hurt.Then one thought of love pierced my bitterness. I remembered you in the sunlight, with a smile as sweet as May wine. A tear of gratitude started to fall, and miraculously, you were back. Soft fingers touched my cheek, and you bent over for a kiss.

“Why have you come?” I whispered.
“To wipe away your last tear,” you replied. “It was the one you saved for me.” 

Michael Jackson Love Letters and Love Notes

“I dream of you at night,” Message Behind A Painting, Julien’s Auction

I dream of you at night
You whisper in my ear
I wait for you in silence
Yet still you won’t appear 

“You are my only love,” Dated Valentine’s Day 1991, Message Behind A Painting, Julien’s Auction

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I still can feel you with me
Even though your [sic] far above
I love you so completely
You are my only love
- 2. 14. 1991
MJ
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[Name blacked out]

Thank you for illuminating my whole being. You continue to surprise me with both fantasy and wonder. I’m so sorry for not being here when you wake up. I love you, [name blacked out]. From the bottom of my heart and soul, from France to Italy, I love you.

I will call you when I have landed. 

“I’m Crazy For You – Love, Turd” Michael’s Note to Lisa Marie Presley, sometime 1993-1996

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Smell here ——>

Lisa

I truly need
this rest
I hayven’t [sic] slept
litterally [sic] in 4 days now
I need to be away
from phones and
business people.
I must take care
of my health first.
Im’ crazy for you.

-Love Turd

“Why Did You Take Away Your Love?” Love Letter Written After Blanket’s Birth in 2002 (possibly after 2005?)- Unknown Time And Source

 Front of letter:

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[Blacked out]

Why did you take away your love, the same love that made me unable to speak and made me forget my worries, the love that saved me? Tell me, did I come to [sic] short? Wasn’t I enough? Have I done or said something wrong? I believe in miracles and [blocked] angels. I know you escaped through heaven’s gates to brighten the [blocked]. I believe in FAITH, deep inside I feel that nature has banded us.

I have seen nothing but misery in my life until [blocked] all these years, I have been seeking to give while I only desire now to receive from you. Your heart commanded me to follow while my soul was hurt and my mind CONFUSED.

I allowed you to take possession of my feelings. In return, I loved, obeyed and honored you beyond words.

I revealed myself to you in ways from which I thought they were impossible.

I saw and still see you as my soulmate, as my wife and as the mother of my fourth child.

Back of letter:

Then what is your reason for leaving?

Why did you go away, silently in the middle of the night without me, the slave of your heart?

I cannot conceive it possible.

I know we are meant to be, I can feel it. Still I have no regrets for what happened between us, [blacked out]. I can only come to the conclusion that you have made an unnatural decision that was not supported by your heart, nor were these your words. It is my will to believe that other matters have caused you to run away like this.

But whatever the reason maybe, I will not let it divide us. I prefer myself to believe that our parting is only temporary.

Let me strive for another outcome.

[blacked out]

For ever yours,

[blacked out]

Call me [blacked out]

Love Is…

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!

Quotes from Love Survives Blog / Rhythm of The Tide / Dancing The Dream/ Moonwalk/ The Michael Jackson Tapes and various interviews

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Michael Jackson – A Man After God’s Own Heart (Videos To Inspire You)

Happy Sunday! :)

I found these videos online and I thought it would be appropriate to share with you all today. I am sure that many of you have already read these stories, but when you put them all together, you can’t help but to be moved by them as I was.  They will inspire you, but more so, these videos will help you to understand the kind of man that Michael was and what was really important to him. He loved God,  he loved people and he loved the planet and all of its creatures.  No matter what you believe or don’t believe from a religion standpoint, you can still learn valuable lessons from his example about caring for others. He was the greatest entertainer of our times, but his love was just as big, if not bigger. Michael was extremely gifted and he allowed God to use those gifts to bless others.  I can only hope to get to his level one day. Michael is an inspiration to all of us that love can work miracles if you just have a little faith to go with it.

Have a blessed day! CP ♥

Dedicating The Dream: A Mission of Love

Originally posted on Stop Global Airwave Abuse:

Screen Shot 2014-01-31 at 4.44.51 PM“Dedicating The Dream” is dedicated solely to sharing Michael Jackson’s message of Universal Love and personal truth through the global charitable distribution of his book, “Dancing The Dream” to schools, children’s hospitals, shelters, and other organizations, as well as to individuals who may not otherwise have the means to obtain it.If you would like to contribute books for distribution, or request books for individuals and/or organizations in your area, please contact Sirenlovesmj or visit the website.

Mission Statement:

Dedicating The Dream is committed solely to sharing Michael Jackson’s message of Universal Love and personal truth through the global charitable distribution of his book, “Dancing The Dream” to schools, children’s hospitals, shelters, and other organizations, as well as to individuals who may not otherwise have the means to obtain it.

Many books have been written about Michael, but “Dancing The Dream” are his feelings, his words, his life.  Please consider…

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Ten Kind Songs That Will Improve Your Outlook On The World

Source: Huffington Post

Source: art chick studio

Source: art chick studio

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life — and your well-being — off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.

GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others’ stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify solutions that work for you. We all have de-stressing “secret weapons” that we pull out in times of tension or anxiety, whether they be photos that relax us or make us smile, songs that bring us back to our heart, quotes or poems that create a feeling of harmony, or meditative exercises that help us find a sense of silence and calm. We encourage you to look at the GPS Guide below, visit our other GPS Guides here, and share with us your own personal tips for finding peace, balance and tranquility.

Never underestimate the power of a little kindness. When we’re supportive of others, we’re not only making a difference in their lives but in our lives as well. Volunteering our generosity make us happier individuals and can even help us live longer. Why wouldn’t we want to boost our own well-being while improving the lives of others?

Next time you’re feeling down, think about giving back — even if it’s in just a small way. Check out the playlist below, which is full of tunes that promote love and generosity. Tell us in the comments: What songs about kindness would you add to the list?

What A Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong
Try A Little Kindness — Glen Campbell
I’ll Stand By You — Glee Cast
Come Together — Joe Cocker
Man In The Mirror — Michael Jackson
Imagine — Diana Ross
Bridge Over Troubled Water — Clay Aiken
One — U2
If Everyone Cared — Nickelback
Stand By Me — Ben E. King

Music playlist: http://open.spotify.com/user/mindfulliving/playlist/1rxXtGmYtO2LLFk2S7CnQF

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