We are a culture that values action and doing. Too often we define or measure ourselves by things we accomplish and how those things “stack up” against others. For me some of the most important or significant times or moments are those when all that we can do is to be, and when we are motivated by something inside ourselves to be the best and most that we can be. The example I use comes from Jesus’ last day when all he wanted and needed from his best friends was for them to be with him, awake and alert and in “his” garden.
At the end of this Podcast my friend and singing partner of more than 50 years, Mike McCoy, says a few words before joining me in the song “My Witness” and “The Missing Peace.”