The Piano Guys …. “Our Statement on our Inauguration Performance …. “!!


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~~January 17, 2017~~ 

THE PIANO GUYS AND ME

Those who have followed this blog must be aware that I have always been an ardent fan of The Piano Guys and their awesome music.

I have blogged plenty about them.

I have all their CDs. I have their sheet music.

I have some of their merchandise.

‘We haven’t changed who we are, what we stand for, or what our music means and why we write it.’

Yes, you have changed!

You have normalized something that is totally and completely wrong!

I’ve read your full statement. I respect your reasons and your decision. However, I can no longer follow you. I’ve enjoyed your music! I’ve been thrilled by your videos. I have shared all knowledge I posses about you. I’ve been on of your most ardent fans. In spite of your reasons, I’m very disappointed that you have decided to participate. It’s a real sad decision for me to ‘disconnect’ from you and your music.
Your music, your beliefs … are so elevated.

I really am very saddened by your decision.

“It brought tears to my eyes.”

Therefore, we part ways today!

HortyRex©

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(January 15, 2017)

The Piano Guys
Last night as I was kissing my daughter good night she asked me in an innocent, but tentative tone, “Daddy, why are people mad at you?

It brought tears to my eyes.

I told her that I wish I could gather up everyone angry with the Piano Guys one by one and talk with them face to face. Hear their story. Empathize with their concerns, and mourn together so we could comfort each other. We, too, are distraught and despondent over how divisive this chapter in our nation’s politics has been. We, too, want what’s best for everyone in this country. Those of you who know us, know we grew up as “nerdy” musicians and we experienced bullying firsthand.

We abhor and decry bullying.

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You know that we honor our relationships with our spouses more than anything else. You know we believe women are Divinely appointed to not only equality, but also respect and chivalrous deference. You know that in our history our ancestors were refugees, driven from their homes in fear for their lives. We emphatically embrace those now in the same situation. You know we believe in loving all people, regardless of gender, race, political affiliation, country of origin, or religious background.

You know we believe that differences are meant to be celebrated, not calculated.

If you know our music, you know that we painstakingly, prayerfully write and perform it with the intention to give it the greatest potential to lift others and break down barriers, not build them.

Many have asked why we are performing at the Inauguration.

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To our friends who have felt disturbed by our involvement, we want you to know that this doesn’t lessen our gratitude for what you have done for us. Not one bit. We still feel indebted to you. We love you. You give our music wings! We sincerely hope and pray for your understanding. We don’t feel right limiting our positive message only to people that believe or act the same way we do. We haven’t changed our message. We haven’t changed who we are, what we stand for, or what our music means and why we write it. We’re still doing what we’ve always done – playing for anyone who will hear our musical message with the hope that it persuades its listeners to love others.

~The Piano Guys~

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~FOR THEIR FULL STATEMENT~

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://thepianoguys.com/statement-inauguration-performance/#.WH5Fxl4hx9Q.facebook

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~

https://thepianoguys.com/

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Trump-ology …. “The Series …. #1 …. I suspect there will be plenty …. “!!


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~~January 5, 2017~~ 

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

The inauguration of the President of the United States is a ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of a president of the United States

An inauguration ceremony takes place for each term of a president, even if the president continues in office for a second term.

Since 1937, Inauguration Day takes place on January 20 following a presidential election.

The term of a president commences at noon (ET) on that day, when the Chief Justice administers the oath to the president. However, when January 20 falls on a Sunday, the Chief Justice administers the oath to the president on that day privately and then again in a public ceremony the next day, on Monday, January 21.

The only inauguration element mandated by the United States Constitution is that the president make an oath or affirmation before that person can “enter on the Execution” of the office of the presidency.

However, over the years, various traditions have arisen that have expanded the inauguration from a simple oath-taking ceremony to a day-long event, including parades, speeches, and balls.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_inauguration

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I wonder how this one will go when compared to plenty others.

One thing I know is I won’t be watching.

HortyRex©

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Thoughts for today, #431 …. “The Bundy Takeover and the Standing Rock Tribe …. Can you see the double standards?


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~~October 28, 2016~~ 

DOUBLE STANDARDS 

No doubt!

I remember when the Bundy ‘take-over’ was going on.

I even had a ‘discussion’ with a fellow Facebooker.

Yesterday, the ‘not guilty’ verdit came down.

They must really be ‘happy campers’.

In the meantime, flash to North Dakota …

Where’s the mainstream media?

I think they are distracted by this crazy election cycle.

Anyway, who cares?

It’s only ‘red people’, not ‘white people’, right?

Give the whites more power!

NOT!!

HortyRex©

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Bundy Brothers Acquitted in Takeover of Oregon Wildlife Refuge

By COURTNEY SHERWOOD and KIRK JOHNSON

Armed anti-government protesters led by Ammon and Ryan Bundy were acquitted Thursday, October 27, of federal conspiracy and weapons charges stemming from the takeover of a federally owned wildlife sanctuary in Oregon last winter.

The surprise acquittals of all seven defendants in Federal District Court were a blow to government prosecutors, who had argued that the Bundys and five of their followers used force and threats of violence to occupy the reserve.

But the jury appeared swayed by the defendants’ contention that they were protesting government overreach and posed no threat to the public.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

The Other 98%

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~~EXCELLENT POST~~ 

Racism and the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

https://hulshofschmidt.wordpress.com/2016/10/28/racism-and-the-malheur-national-wildlife-refuge/

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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How does love die? …. “It’s never a natural death …. “!!


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~~June 23, 2016~~ 

HOW DOES LOVE DIE?

“Love never dies a natural death.

It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source.

It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals.

It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”

~Anaïs Nin~

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

Google Images

I do not own this image.

No intention of taking credit.

If anyone knows the owner of any, please advise and it will be corrected immediately.

HortyRex©

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To start the day …. “The Power of One”!!


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~~January 15, 2015~~ 

This video has been presented before in this blog.

The message is so intense, real and to the point that we wish to share it again. I read a post by Mavadelo this morning which reminded me of this video. A previous post about perpetual war has taken me down the path that something needs to happen to change our world. They say …. “be the change”.  

It all has to be at the personal level. Many times it seem like an impossible task. Many times despair, doubt and disappointment set in. Yet … what will happen if we give up. The battle to improve is endless and against immense foes.

Never give up!

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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“You are one. You are unique. You are important. You are special.

One song can spark a moment. One flower can wake the dream. One tree can start a forest. One bird can herald spring. One smile begins a friendship. One handclasp lifts a soul. One star can guide a ship at sea. One word can set the goal. One vote can change a nation. One sunbeam can light a room. One candle wipes out darkness. One laugh will conquer gloom. On step starts each journey. One word must start each prayer. One hope will raise our spirits. One touch can show you care. One voice can speak with wisdom. One heart can know what’s true. One life can make the difference.

It’s up to you. Be bold. Be courageous. Be proud. Be yourself. 

Learn. Grow. Teach. Dream. Inspire. Explore. Hope. Pray. Listen. Create. Help. Serve. Motivate. Discover. Share. Believe. Achieve. Wonder. Pursue. Love. Protect. Experience.

You can make a difference.

Pass it on ….. “

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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~~The Power of One~~

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~Uploaded on Nov 22, 2009~

This video is Copyrighted. All rights reserved. (For permission to show this video for non-profit events or presentations, contact me (Chelsea) by email: chelseaflowers33@gmail.com)

THE PICTURES REPRESENTED IN THIS PRESENTATION, BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS. ALL COPY RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

(The song used in this video is called “My Name is Lincoln” by Steve Jablonsky.)

“Tyler Blaine Genneken was the inspiration in making this video. Tyler was a young boy in our community in Indiana, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in the Summer of 2006. After a 40 month battle with Cancer, sadly he passed away. He was 14 years old. Before Tyler died, his story and his request that others help him fight Cancer, resulted in hundreds of units of blood being donated, and more than 2,000 people joining “Be The Match” (the national bone marrow registry). He is a Hero.”

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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~~RELATED~~

https://mavadelo.wordpress.com/2015/01/15/we-are-one-2/

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/to-start-the-day-the-power-of-one-another-version/

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