At the end of the day …. “A Reminder: Look Up”!!


~~August 24, 2015~~ 


I was on my way home tonight. The red light came on and I glanced to the car next to mine. There were two people in it. Both were looking at the electronic devices. I assume their cell phones. Some thoughts came to mind.

Everywhere I see human beings looking down

Doesn’t matter what age, doesn’t matter which gender

It’s always a technology device looked at

Be it a belligerent child

Be it a bored adult.

Look up, look around

Life is passing by you.

Missing all experiences, missing all the beauty

Missing everyday miracles as they happen

Stuck in a technology cell …. that’s why it’s called a “cell” phone.




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I’ve used this video before. It presents such a powerful message that I’d like to use if again tonight …. as a reminder. In case you missed it, here it is again.


~~Look Up~~

~~Published on Apr 25, 2014~~

A spoken word film for an online generation.

Look Up‘ is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone.

I don’t want you to stop using social media or smartphones.
It’s about finding a balance. It’s about making sure you are awake, alive and living life in the moment; instead of living your life through a screen.

Written, Performed & Directed by Gary Turk.


We ALL are ONE!!