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My luck was so bad
I thought I used up all the luck I had
(Luck I had)
Every time I thought I’d get it on
Someone put me on
There’s been a change

Beautiful and strange
My life’s gone through a changefox-news-graphic-thumb
Somehow I know
(Somehow I know)
Bad luck’s in the past
All good things here at last
So now we’ll grow
(Now we’ll grow)
There’s been a change

Mmm, bad luck no more
No bad luck no more
No bad luck no more
I got news for you (no bad luck no more)
There ain’t no blues (no bad luck no more)msnbc-1
I got news for you (no bad luck no more)
(No bad luck no more)
I got news for you (no bad luck no more)
There ain’t no blues (no bad luck no more)
I got news for you (no bad luck no more)
(No bad luck no more)
I got news for you (no bad luck no more)
There ain’t no blues (no bad luck no more)
I got news for you (no bad luck no more)
(No bad luck no more)

Listen to the voices loud and clear
Come on folks, withstand your fear
Celebrate the joys, it’s yours to choose
Celebrate the news (ooh, come on)
There ain’t no blues (ooh, come on)

“Celebrate the News”- The Beach Boys

With today’s technology I find it easier and easier to find views similar to my own. Whether it be politics or music whatever I like, whatever my view, whatever my position I can find the group to support it. But is that where the wisdom is? If  I always surround myself with those who always support my views exactly, will I ever learn anything. Will I ever be challenged?

I don’t view myself as a conservative or a liberal. I’m somewhere in the middle. I feel as if there is more room for negotiation in the center. But lately, it seems like a lonely place. Is there room for pieces from both sides? Do I have to be right to be happy?

I just saw this clip, “Our Critics Keep Us Honest” on YouTube from a young Pastor named Andy Pliskin. Without a doubt this guy has a great take on this subject. Andy, thanks for the time you took to examine this and keep up the good “works”.

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