Sing out and sing along...


My life has been influenced and inspired by folk music: so, it was a special treat to attend a Peter Yarrow concert last night here in the Adirondacks. As part of the popular Peter Paul and Mary musical group, he has been singing about the importance of conscience for nearly 60 years: last night was no exception. His message was both simple and universal: be tolerant and open, there’s room for all in our diverse and complex world. Music and song are powerful ways to communicate and it was apparent that P,P&M used their voices and tunes to make known what, without them, might never have been heard.  People of every age and background were in attendance and all enthusiastically sang these words from “This Land is Your Land”: ‘this land belongs to you and me’.  If we can all remember that everyone is important and has much to add to our discussions and directions, the world will truly be a better place. Try delivering that great message to your pre-shift meetings today.

Robert Bresson (1901-1999): French film Director