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Sunday, May 21 open thread: ‘Show Me How to Live’

May 21, 2017

  open-threadHere is the open thread for Sunday, May 21st Please feel free to post links to interesting articles and to discuss whatever issues arise during the course of the day. Nothing is off-topic here.

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  A couple of days ago the rock world lost a pioneering voice in the grunge movement from the early 1990’s when Chris Cornell decided to end his life after a show in Detroit. He was just 52 years old. Chris Cornell’s four octave voice could alternate between melodic and powerful and he will be missed in the rock world. The last song he ever sung was a cover of Zeppelin’s “In My Time of Dying” and I cannot help but think this was not an accident.

  It is always sad when somebody comes to the conclusion that there is nothing in this life worth living for but it might be even more tragic when it is somebody who seems to have everything in this life that a person could ask for and still decides it is not enough. He, like so many others, was missing something in his life.

  I have chosen to share AudioSlave performing “Show Me How to Live” as my tribute to Chris Cornell because I think you will see in these lyrics that he knew what he was missing, I  only wish he could have found it:

Nail in my hand
From my creator
You gave me life
Now show me how to live

 And here is a bonus video which shows his other side, Ave Maria:

frui diem

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. May 21, 2017 6:46 am

    Def Leppard – Rock of Ages ..Live

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    • May 21, 2017 6:10 pm

      Thanks for sharing!

      Like

  2. May 21, 2017 8:32 am

    The ever changing weather conditions on planet earth.

    “The inter-Tropical Convergence Zone is shifting due to the onset and strengthening of the Mini Ice Age, but the media won’t tell you that because they don’t want you to alter your lifestyle of take your cash out of savings and investments. Its here and intensifying, you have until 2019 to prepare. ”

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    • May 21, 2017 6:12 pm

      At least not until they can find a way to blame this on man…

      Like

  3. May 21, 2017 1:37 pm

    Liked by 1 person

    • May 21, 2017 6:13 pm

      LOL, thanks for sharing!

      Liked by 1 person

    • May 21, 2017 8:22 pm

      The Democrat ..Parties..

      Like

      • May 22, 2017 11:08 am

        Hey Swiss! God’s Blessing for you!

        Liked by 1 person

      • May 22, 2017 7:16 pm

        The video won’t play here in America because of copyright.

        Liked by 1 person

    • May 23, 2017 3:24 am

      -Hello Steve, Well It Was A Video From The Saturday Night Live Show
      And Had In Commun This Song From “Haddaway”
      -Thanks Zip For The Blessing, Likewise And For Lou A Kind Of Ghost Lately …
      -For The Music I Don’t Like The 90’s So Much, Same Structure For Most Of Them And Playing In Variation Of Each Other. May Be When Mixed Open A Potential That There is Not In The Original Song..Anyway You Are Nearer The Headache With This Then With Other….

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      • May 24, 2017 3:20 pm

        I know what you mean about some of the 90s music. I did like this one. The visual I could do without in the vid though! Holly-wood wanes casting ‘high imaginations’ that lead away from God!

        Liked by 1 person

  4. May 21, 2017 3:42 pm

    New Your City Hoax – 100% Proof It Was Staged

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    • May 21, 2017 6:17 pm

      What a coincidence he just happened to be there!

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  5. May 22, 2017 11:09 am

    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsThought to brighten up our perspective!

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    • May 22, 2017 7:19 pm

      Thanks for sharing, the second video will not play for me tonight. I will try again later.

      Liked by 1 person

      • May 24, 2017 12:29 pm

        Some upbeat tunes with a spiritual message. Joy and Peace are qualities of God – may we each living in His care and substance of Faith! The 2nd one reminds me of Living Water:

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