e l e v a t i n g 

M U S I C

1. Joy

Youth,
REJOICE inyour LIFE !

(Ps. 11.9 )

A SAINT;
who is SAD,
is a SAD SAINT.

(Franz von Sales)

Don't deny yourself the HAPPINESS
of THIS day;
don´t pass by
the ENJOYMENT; 
that you are ENTITLED  to.

(Sir 14,14)

In the Talmud,
after death,
a man´s soul 
has to account to God
for each legal joy
that he needlessly missed.

("Presented at night",
WDR", 08.09.88)

Scrutinize EVERYTHING;
and KEEP what is GOOD.

(1 Thess 5,21)

God RESPECTS me,
if I WORK.
But he LOVES me,
if I sing !

(Author unknown to me)

2. Music

The very first time I 
heard an aria by Bach,
I knew that negroes
could become my friends.

(Erst Bloch)

...The PRESENTATION 
of a comprehensive PEACE
can be found here:
...On Bachs scores
the DISINTEGRATED world 
looks like ONE
integrated whole.

(Albert Schweitzer)

Then time stands still,
and the ORIGINAL MELODY
becomes AUDI-ble.

(Kurt Tucholsky)

3. Music + Mystic

Nobody has more profoundly understood
the relationsship that exists between
MUSIC and RELIGION
than Dschalal ad-Din ar-Rumi,
whos whole life was dedicated 
to music and extatic dance 
as forms of praying to God.
This excellent man,
who established the movement
of the "dancing dervishes of  Konya"
in the 13th century,
knew like none else

that the secret of MUSIC
lies in the LONGING 
of the separated creature
for UNITY.

(E.Drewermann, Structures of Eviel II, 310)

That one who LOVES,
NOURISHES his love,
by listening to MUSIC.
Because music REMINDS him
of the JOY of his 
first UNION with GOD.

(Dschalal ad-Din ar-Rumi)

To look into the face of the person
you LOVE,
is like the SOUND
of heavenly MUSIC.

( RBB)

Walk on EARTH 
with your FEET;
but be in HEAVEN
with your HEART.

(Don Bosco)

Translated by Christian Beck
and revised by Joachim Sanner

O p t i m i s t - P e s s i m i s t

Your life-span is the same,
no matter if you spend it
laughing or crying.

(Far-Eastern wisdom)

ONE ray of sunshine -
can light up LOTS of darkness.

(Franz von Assisi)

One DELIGHT
banishes one HUNDRED sorrows.

(Japanese proverb)

1 SORROW
banishes 100 DELIGHTS.

(RBB)

You can take this for a wanted:
An airplane,
that breaks the SOUND BARRIER,
just makes much MORE noise
than a broken HEART.

(Marilyn Monroe)

The dry river bed
does not shoes any gratitude to its
past.

(Rabindranath Tagore)

One day
in the sunrise of another world
I will sing to you:
"I already SAW you in the light of earth,
in the LOVE of mankind."

(Rabindranath Tagore)

Death is not the END of life.
But life is the BEGINNING of life.

(RBB)

TRUST your DREAMS,
because the GATE to ETERNITY
is hidden there.

(Khalil Gibran)

God gave your mind WINGS,
which you can use to rise
into the wide firmament of LOVE and FREEDOM.

And you PITIFUL creature
CLIP these wings with your OWN hand
and allow your own soul to
CREEP along the floor like an insect.

(Khalil Gibran)

When will I give up BEING AMAZED
and START UNDERSTANDING.
What am I? What is the human being?
What is the world, in which I live?

(Galileo Galilei)

Translated by Sebastian Krüger
and revised by Joachim Sanner
Resting - on a bench
1st to T H I N K-over

Doing sport with your BODY-
is T H O U G H T-stimulating !

((RBB))

Thinking -
is test-doing it your mind !

(Volker Arzt)

The MOST NOBLE way
of getting an INSIGHT

is the one characterized by
THOUGHT and reflection.

The EASIEST way
is IMITATION.

And the BITTEREST
is EXPERIENCE.

(Siddhartha Gautama = Buddha)

Stages of a process of change:

1. realizing that THERE IS a problem
2: ANALYSIS of the problem
3. setting AIMS anew
4. determining SOLUTIONS and strategies
5. holding out, overcoming setbacks,
    checking and consolidating strategies.

(Albert Schmidt, Vortrag)

We do NOT learn by DOING,

BUT by THINKING about

what we are DOING.

(Dewey,1920)

It is the UTOPISTS
who are the genuine REALISTS:

(Helmut Kohl,
when saying goodbye in Poland, 19.10.98)

2nd to OBSERVE

The MAGNIFICENCE of theWORLD
always is an equivalent
to the MAGNIFICENCE of the MIND,
THAT which scrutinizes it.

(Heinrich Heine)

I love to be EXISTENT;
but waht I particularly love 
is to be CONSCIOUSLY existent.

(RBB)

The BIGGEST mystery::
Why does anything EXIST AT ALL ?!
The MOST IMPORTANT mystery:
Why am "I" ?-- and
WHAT is awaiting me
AFTER Death ?

(RBB)

I've walked across globe
like through the garden of a flat,
that is mine.

(Honoré de Balzac)

3rdfor SIGHT

If we should really SEE
god one DAY,
we're going to SAY:

"You've ALWAYS been LIKE THIS:

You've been EVERYONE 
that I have LOVED.
You've been EVERYONE 
that has LOVED me.
Everything FRIENDLY or GOOD.
Everything that has helped me 
to proceed on my way.

It has ALWAYS been YOU."

(C.S Lewis)

Who is GOD?
No thought ascends him
no PERSERVERANCE will reach him
no PROFUNDITY will fathom him.

[BUT] Who straightens up for LOVE,
[is the one who] reaches up to god.
Who submits to love,
fathoms his deepness.

(Jörg Zink)

Where there is no human DOUBT,
there is no ANSWER given
theHoly Spirit.

(Hildegard von Bingen)

Without a PRAYER
the SOUL misses
its FOOD.

(Franziska Charvier, ca.1850)

His word is clear:
"Today I want to be
a guest in your house."
Today, not tomorrow.

(Fére Roger, Taize)

DEATH
can't kill
LOVE

(from Günter Hörter´s obituary)

"We aren't FAR AWAY
from TRUTH.
Aren't we, grandma !"

(Daddy Klein)

Translated by Tobias Reinholz
and revised by Joachim Sanner

confidentiality  - in a bank
confidentiality  - on a bench

1st secret: WEALTH
It isn´t POSSESSION
that makes you rich,
but PLEASURE:

(Phil Bosmans)

RICH is,
the one who HAS much:
richer is,
the one who does not NEED much:
the richest of all
is that one who GIVES much.

(Gerhard Tersteegen)

The one, who is WELL-FED
will NEVER understand
someone who is STARVING.

(aus Rußland)

"Don´t COLLECT treasures on EARTH;
where moths or rust can destroy them,
or where BURGLARS steal them. ...
Because where your TREASURE is,
is your HERAT."

(Mt 6,19, 5)

2nd secret: TIME
Man has not got TIME,
unless he TAKES
his time to HAVE it.

(Ladislaus Boros)

If you POSTPONE your LIVE,
you will MISS ist.

(Seneca)

3rd secret: FRIENDS
EVERY human is lovable,
if we REALLY give him a chance
to SAY something.

(Hermann Hesse)

Among humans
there are more copies
than ORIGINALS.

(Pablo Picasso)

With someone ELSE´S IMAGINATION
you can achieve a LOT.

(Carl Sternheim)

You´ll never really come back home.
But where FRIENDLY ways meet,
the entire world looks like
your NATIVE LAND for an hour.

(Hermann Hesse)

"Man does not live ONLY on bread ..."

(Mt 4,4b)

The REAL taste of BREAD
is EXPERIENCED
when you have a meal with FREINDS.

(RBB)

4th secret: GENERATIONS
There is a great deal of COLD-heartedness
among humans,
because we do not DARE
to behave as warm-hertedly
as we REALLY ARE.

(Albert Schweitzer)

Educating
means LIVING an EXEMPLARY life.
Anything else
can at best be CONDITIONING.

(Oswald Bumke)

A HAPPY mother
provides greater BENEFIT to her children
than 100 books about education.

(Heinrich Pestalozzi)

5th secret: AGE
Even when you are YOUNG
you know
that everything will COME to an END.
But it takes OLD AGE to learn
HOW FAST everything comes to an end.

(Marie v. Ebner-Eschenbach)

During the FIRST half of our life
we take trouble
to understand the OLDER generation.
During the SECOND half
it is the OTHER way round.

(E.W. ?)

At an ADVANCED Age,
we like to boast about
restraining ourselves from our VICES.
And yet it is the VICES
that restrain themselves from US.

(W.H.P. ?)

When we get OLDER,
we put ASIDE plenty of mistakes:
W do not NEED them any more.

(Paul Claudel)

It doesn´t matter,
how OLD a man is,
but HOW he is old.

(? author unknown to me)

6th secret: MEMORY
All gold of the world
is not capable of bringing BACK
as litle as
one splendid minute --
only MEMORY can do this.

(? author unknown to me)

That one who also
ENJOYS the past
lieves TWICE.

(Marcus Martial)

People are old,
when they derive MORE pleasure
from the past
then from the future.

(John Knittel)

7th secret: ETERNITY
I believe in GOD,
not as a theory,
but as a FACT,
which is more REAL
than the fact of LIFE itself.

(Mahatma Gandhi)

LOVE Is the LADDER,
that we´re CLIMBING in order
to reach similarity to god.

(Schiller)

What do you expect after death ?
Forgiveness of my sins
and becoming SON of GOD.

(Abbe´ Pierre)

"..as he sat at table with them,
he took the BREAD,
thanked God, divided it
and gave it to them.
At that moment,
their eyes were OPENED…"

(Lk 24,30 = story of Emmaus)

Translated by Oliver Schnell
and revised by Joachim Sanner
S t e p s    o f    d e v e l o p m e n t
1. Friends

A friend,
is a man,
who knows you
and still loves you.

(Old saying)

Friendship,
that's like home.

(Kurt Tucholsky)

2. Family

The human being
needs a fellow
in which to find
one´s own ego.

(Martin Buber)

A little
kindness
from man to man
is better
than all love
for mankind.

(Richard Dehmel)

3. Love

LOVE is that
bonding force,
which ELEVATES the ego
in the most passionate way
and which offers you POWER
by being in  the company
of a fellow man creature -
you NEVER felt before.

(Eugen Drewermann)

The CHURCH
should learn from ALL those,
who learned through LOVE, 
that there are not TWO kingdoms:
one on earth and
one in heaven,

but that there is 
the ONE and only kingdom 
of the SOUL:
FILLED with dreams of
a HEAVENLY poetry of
mercy and KINDNESS.

(Eugen Drewermann)

4. Pro-fession

I am
as necessary in my place,
as an archangel 
in his.

(Cardinal John Henry Newmann)

Who earnestly believes 
in the living God,
also sees dignity and sense
in his own small
share of life.

(Hermann Zeller)

1 - 4
translated by Sebastian Krüger
and revised by Joachim Sanner

5. Work
The wiser and better 
a man is,
the more kindness will observe 
in the mankind. 

(Blaise Pascal)

Who NEVER allows 
somthing to be taken away
from himself
will NEVER GIVE anything
to someone else. 

(Joan Baez, text of a song)

You say: 
Our times are evil and miserable.
Live in a righteous way,
for by living
you CHANGE the time. 

(Augustinus)

6. Longing
Longing 
is the lot of the spirit, 
who once saw 
the beauty of God. 

(Basilius the great)

If the eye were not
like the SUN; 
HOW could we see the LIGHT. 

If God´s own power
didn´t live in us;
HOW could something divine
delight us ?

 (Goethe)

Restless
is our heart,
until it will rest 
in YOU. 

(Augustinus)

7. Life
Silence 
is among the 
most impressive events 
in our lives. 

(Ladislaus Boros)

Pray, 
that your loneliness 
will be the spure, 
that makes you 
find something,
you can live for
- big enough to die for it.

(Dag Hammarskjöld)

Translated by Tobias Reinholz
an revised by Joachim Sanner
Travelers in Life
1st Life Worth Living

The greatest adventure of life,
is life ITSELF..

(Lion King, movie by Walt-Disney)

T i m e
i s   a   B L E S S I N G..

(12 LETTERS on a church clock)

LIFE
Is a WONDERFUL event,
and it’s…FREE !!

(RBB)

CARVE life
from the WOOD
that you HAVE.

(Old Russian wisdom)

2nd Living, Aware of Being
The great SECRET is
that MATTER
can become CONSCIOUS of itself.

(RBB)

The GLOWWORM would inspire 
as much awe in us 
as the SUN 
if we were`not to such 
an extent DOMINATED by our CONEPT
of weihght and dimension.

(Khalil Gibran, Sand, 42)

BEAUTY is a SECRET
that understands our mind.
A secret with which it REFRESHES itself
and under whose influence it DEVELOPS.

(Khalil Gibran, Wings, 24)

Cover the wings of a bird with GOLD
and it will never again
soar up into the sky.

(Rabindranath Tagore, "Birds Gone Astray", 67)

3rd Eternity of Life

There must be a better HEREAFTER,
or else the SUNSET’S GLOW
would not appear so beautiful.

(? author unknown to me)

The past-like the future-
are only FORMS
of the PRESENT.

(Christian Morgenstern)

The world of MATTER,
and everything in it,
is but a DREAM
compared to the AWAKENING
that we call "horror of death".

(Khalil Gibran, idears, 21)

And SINCE  they have not died,
they still LIVE today.

(Fairy tales enchant aoung and old,
a WDR-3 radio broadcast)

4th Life-giving Spirit

The existence of GOD
can only be doubted
by arrogant fools.

(Werner v.Siemens)

It can ONLY be a real SUNday
if you speak to GOD
as though he were a FRIEND.

(Monsignor Erich Läufer, Leverkusen)
WDR," Morning Prayer",May or June 1996)

God is -
only one PRAYER
AWAY from us.

(Referent ?, Lüdenscheid,
"Morning Prayer", WDR, April 1995)

GOD
is the LAST word
before we become SILENT.

(Karl Rahner)

Translated by Christiane Plenge
and revised by Joachim Sanner
Shades of Love
1. Love of life

The existence
of the person I  LOVE
explains it ALL to me.
God MUST had to create the world
only to make YOU exist."

(E. Drewermann)

People are
the only form of narration
to believe in LOVE.

(E. Drewermann)

The hand
is the tool
of the SOUL.

(Printed on a GEPA-carrier bag)

The one who has a ”WHY”
for living
will endure
almost every ”HOW.”

(Viktor E.Frankl)

I am THOUGHT of;
-THEREFORE I am.

(Schelling (??))
(f. “I timk, therefore I am.” by Decartes)

I searched for MYSELF
-and did not find me.
I searched for GOD-
- and did not find him.
I searched for YOU-
and found all three.

(From the mask to ego. Didactic unit 
by Ruth Kullmann, raps 1´91)

2. Reality of Life

…and measure our sluggish steps:
in terms of space and time
and ARE
not aware that we are
in the middle of ETERNITY.

(autorship unknown to me)

I do NOT know,
how I APPEAR to the world.
but I MYSELF only feel
like a BOY 
who was playing on the BEACH
and ENJOYING finding
every now and then,
A SMOOTHER pebble
or a PRETTIER seashell
than usual.
- While the WHOLE big
ocean of TRUTH
was lying UNdiscovered before me.

(Isaak Newton, "Prinzipias",most important 
piece of writing in 1687, the year before he died)

The real question
is EXISTENCE
(i.e. being PRESENT);
no matter whether this refers
to a STONE 
or to MYSELF.

(RBB)

Who knows OTHERS
is BRIGHT.
Who knows HIMSELF
is WISE:
Who DEFEATS others
has POWER;
Who defeats HIMSELF
is STRONG.

(Tao-te-king)

You cannot prolong your life
- but only DEEPEN it.
Do not give life more years,
but give the years more LIFE.
Do not count life
by the day or the year.
Count those hours,
in which you were
TOUCHED by the ANGEL.

(Martin Buber)

3. Transition of Life

And my soul
spread its wings WIDE,
flew over the quiet countryside,
as if it were flying HOME.

( Eichendorf, anoted by D.Sölle)

The mother tells her child
whose cat has died,
”If we get involved
in LOVING,
then we must also prepared 
to suffer FAREWELLS."

Should we prefer 
not to love be loved 
in order not to face 
any FAREWELLS?!"

((Ulrie Peiechota,
Life with the daily death (Kontakte, ZDF 4'88)

DEATH
is but
a MOVE
to a more beautiful house.

( Bert van der Post)

I am approaching my end.
I think the Lord
will RECEIVE me well.

(Oswald von Nell-Breuning)

The mystery of LOVE
is BIGGER
than the mystery of death.

(H.D. Hüsch´s mother in law)

Translated by Christiane Plenge
and revised by Joachim Sanner

Hilltop Church
1. Nature

For me every BLADE OF GRASS is as
important as the cathedral of Cologne.
And often, the former has taught me MORE
than the latter.

(Langbehn)

EXPOSE nature to LIGHT,
and you will SEE its watermark.
It is CREATION:
precious, fascinating.

(St. Paul,  journies (4)
ARD, 10.12.95)

The greatest sight, WORTH seeing,
wich you can find ...
is the WORLD
- look at it.

(Kurt Tucholsky)

2. Church

The state
with the lowest birthrate
isn´t the Federal Republic,
but the Vatican.

(professor. Max Wingen)

Once the world
will have become HONEST 
to such an extent,
that children under 15 years
can do without RELIGIOUS instruction,
THEN there will be something to HOPE from her.

(Arthur Schopenhauer)

If it is true
that someone´s journey through life
may avoid the CHURCH,
but it always leads to GOD.

(RBB)

3. The way of life

Does, from a cosmic point of view,
it really matter,
if I  DON`T get up and work ?

(from: Douglas Adams,
“A hitch-hiker´s guide through through the galaxy”)

The BIGGEST obstacle,
to living well,
is DELAY.

(Kradinal Bona)

TELL it to me -
and I will FORGET it:
SHOW it to me -
and I will REMEMBER .
Let me DO it -
and I will KEEP it in MIND.

(Konfuzius)

Today
is the first day
of the rest
of my life.

(unknown)

Love
is a celestial path;
which leads from “time” - to  “eternity”.

(RBB)

4. Love

There is a great deal 
of cold-heartedness among men,
because we don´t dare,
behave as warm-heartedly
as we really are.

(Albert Schweizer)

Love
gains density 
the closer it comes to death.

(Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

Love is,
when the happiness of OTHERS
is an ESSENTIAL part
of one´s OWN happiness.

(Vallabhbhai Patel,
in Fliege “Best of ´97)

5. God

The one who serves the God
of wealth,
despises the
God of life.

(L. Fleischmann)

Everyone
has AS MUCH religion,
AS he has love.

(R.Mäder)

Look upon god and mankind
as two LOVERS,
who made an appointment,
but very wrong about
wehere they had aranged to MEET.
God is wating in ETERNITY -
and nobody comes.
And man is vainly waiting
in the TIME.

(Simone Weil)

Translated by Torsten Gladbach
and revised by Joachim Sanner

Domestic Rest
1. Doing nothing for a while !

Make yourself COMFORTABLE
for HALF an hour,
sitting down and doing NOTHING ELSE.


That is: Don't smoke, don't drink,
don't eat, don't read,
don't speak, etc.
What`s allowed is:
Closing your eyes. Daydreaming. Dreaming

You will be AMAZED,
how RELAXING
such a half hour can BE.

( = from a health booklet)

To LOVE a person, means:
to feel AT HOME
in his/her PRESENCE.

(RBB)

2. A house beyond the BOUNDARY rivers

(Bishop Hemmerle, Aachen)

We ALL stand at boundary rivers
and want
to establish ourselves on THIS SIDE.
However we have to go BEYOND the boundary,
and BEYOND the rivers
to approach the OTHER side.

Yet, the other side only invites YOU,
if you find a HOUSE standing there,
larger and MORE AUGUST, 
than merely "My" house,
and if AT THE SAME TIME this house
is MINE after all...

The HOUSE of SOMEONE else
-- and my HOUSE:
Yes, perhaps this is a picture
that stands for SALVATION:
"A HOUSE stands above every boundary river
HIS house -- MY house !"

And ACTUALLY
I can only LIVE
on THIS side of the boundary,
if I have a HOUSE on the OTHER side..
I cannot live,
if the VIEW only opens on
EMPTINESS and INSUBSTANTIALITY.

(Bishop Hemmerle, Aachen)

3 . His house = in EARTH and in the hereafter

A lot of people say:
A house on the OTHER bank
is of NO use to me..
I have to live here and NOW 
- and ISTANANEOUSLY.

But doesn't this very "now" show
ITSELF as a sinister BOUNDARY
-- on which I TRESPASS ?

Shouldn't a HOUSE  be opened in THIS LIFE,
into which I can ESCAPE
-- from the compulsion to CONTINUE,
from the hectic CONFORMITY
but also from the panic HUNT for
self-fulfilment.

A HEREAFTER
situated in this wold,
something that EMANCIPATES me
and EVOLVES me.

But THIS respective hereafter
cannot be DIFFERENT
from the one
AWAITING me in DEATH
for EVER and EVER:
HIS house -- that is MY house.

(Bishop Hemmerle, Aachen)

4 . HIS house IN ME

Sometimes I meet another,
very DEEP boundary river,
that can HARDLY be crossed:
it is the MIRROR,
in which I see my OWN shape.

To ENDURE myself,
to DECIDE about accepting MYSELF,
how DIFFICULT this sometimes is !

But when I look beyond 
this boundary river of the mirror
INTO - MYSELF,
Then this is true AGAIN:

In me HIS house is waiting for me
and I may LIVE in it,
ACCEPTED by HIM,
the big OTHERONE.

And then 
I can also say "YES" to my own ego,
only then I can be MYSELF.

(Bishop Hemmerle, Aachen)

5. Re-DEEM-ming FAITH

This is the way REDEEMING faith WORKS:
that God, who loves me,
on the other side 
-- of the BOUNDARY RIVERS

in the herafter -- of this WORLD
and IN me -- HIMSELF
WAITS for me in his house:

HIS house -- that is also MINE
-- and YOURS !!

Translated by Christian Beck
and revised by Joachim Sanner

U n - f o r t u n a t e l y

1st Thinking(s)

The BAD
is only LACK.

(? me unknown)

All bad is rooted in a good one;
and all false in a protection.

(Thomas von Aquin, 1225-1274)

Not everything to UNDERSTAND
stand in a queue to the small SPIRIT,
because this very little BALANCE
cannot carry such LOAD.

(Ziya Rasa)

2nd Loving(s)

LOVING a human,
means consenting,
to become OLD with him.

(Albert Camus)

The whole world appears DIFFERENTLY,
according to whether one the humans,
whom one loves at most,
KNOWS LUCKY [or not].

(viz. Eugen Drewermann)

3rd Suffer(s)

Ruth Pfau, a leprosy lady doctor, reports
on boy, who had colic,
and rolled in PAIN:

“Thus THE things, - THE things -:.
That, I must set that, that on
my eschatology LIST."

(Interviewer: "What does “eschatology” mean?)

Ruth Pfau: "Those are questions,
which I not WANT to have
answered longer here on earth,
but which I'll CALL IN
one day;

if we thereby
just have the looking through,
that the world goes to end -
and the actual LIGHTS UP:

(Ruht Pfau - leprosy lady doctor, 1987)

Honour the Gentleman
not IN the HOUSE of the church
with silk garbs,
while you overlook him OUTSIDE,
where he SUFFERS under cold weather and nakedness.

What is it useful,
if the TABLE Christi
with golden cups overloaded,
but he HIMSELF
caused of hunger goes PERISHED?

 

First, satisfy him, who STARVS;
then only decorate his table
of that, what is REMAINING.

(Church teacher Chrysostomos, t 407)

Translated by Thorsten Klein
and revised by Joachim Sanner
F o r e i g n e r
1st Rather Skinhead

Dear Skinhead !
I writeto you in very simple words.
So that You UNDERSTAND:

I want to tell You something:
if You hit a poor dog,
You don´t show how STRONG You are,
You only show Your feebleness
and STUPIDITY.
Because his broken had
does not salve Your PROBLEMS.

If You want to be strong,
You must Yourself namely
You must fight against your own feebleness.
You must realize.
In Your shaven cranium
there is brain indeed.
Then use your brain
- not the RIOTSTICK.

Your brain needs a DIED
as does Your BELLY.
Then try it once
by TALKING orREADING.
And ask Yourself,
WHY Your life exists
of nothing but SHIT.

Plainly - READING are SEVERITY:
MEDITATION is evan more SEVERITY.
That is harder work than screaming
as "shit - Negroes"
or "messy - Jew."
screaming is quite simple.
offending and hating
practically ANYBODY is able to do.

It does not matter to me
if You walk around with Your SHAVEN head
and your BOOTS.
on my account you can
tape ARTICHOKES on the cranium tape
and tattoos on your arse.

But ONE things however NOT matters.
I want you to respect yourself.
Your DIGNITY and Your BRAIN.
So you also maybe learn
how to RESPECT OTHER people.

If You screame "messy Jew,"
You must first now,
what it is to be a Jew.
If You have it UNDERSTAND,
WHAT A Jew is,
then You can try,
You to ask,
how BEAUTIFUL it is,
if they put Your MOTHER, Your FATHER,
Your SISTER and youself
into the oven.

I considerabl worry about You.
And natural also about the HEADS,
You continual hit on.

I do just worry,
because the POWER,
if they have STUPED and MEAN people
on front of themselfs
always TWO THINGS.

They put You into the JUG,
and the jug is a
mightily clap on Your head.
or they USE You
as SLAVES.
Send You
SPANKING and SUFFERING and STANDING

You want you FREEDOM.
They let your head shoven,
however, understand finaly
that BRAIN is inside it.
INSIDE ther is power and power.

(TV-contribution, author unknown)

2nd Danger
Let THEORIES die
- not PERSONS.

(Karl Popper)

HABITS are
cobwebs FIRST  --
then WIRES.

(for-eastern wisdom)

A good BOOK
is like a MIRROR.
We find OURSELVES in it
AGAIN.

(RBB)

3 rd ResponsIbility for ONESELF

You think,
YOUR voice does not count ? ...
Then ADD up all the people who,
think like You !

(staff council elevations,1990, vlbs-vlw)

The one who adots
someone else´s mistakes,
is much more guilty 
than the one
who committed them.

(for-eastern wisdom)

If you see dignity in someone,
then try to act like he does.
If you see Lack of dinity
in someone else,
search your conscience !

(Konfuzius)

The student is to explain
what the IMPACT 
of GOD´S love for MANKIND
on the behaviour
AMONG human being must be.

(Ruth Kullmann, raps 1´91)

The one who KILLS ONE person´s life
is like someone
who kills all human beings.
That one however,
who SAVES one person´s life
is like someone
who saves the lives of MANKIND.

((Koran 5,32)

4. release
There is some kind of MAGIC
in each GEGINNING,
which PROTECTS us
and helps us to LIVE.

(Hermann Hesse)

FORGIVENESS
breaks
the chain of CAUSALITY.

(Dag Hammarskjöld

I came to your coast as a STRANGER,
I lived in your home as a GUEAST,
I leave your threshold as a FRIEND,
my EARTH.

(Rabindranath Tagore

Before GOD
we are all
applicants for ASYLUM.

(RBB)

Translated by Sebastian Nagel
and revised by Joachim Sanner

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