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    Joseph Exploring

    09.01.17
    The Journey: Where are we going?
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    The Journey: Where are we going?

    One of the greatest rhetorical questions to be asked of any human being is that which the Qur’an asks us: So Where Are You Going? 1 There are three basic requisites to reach a goal: 1 Know what the goal is 2 Identify the means or path to that goal 3 Reach the goal safely

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    06.12.17
    Malaysia
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    Malaysia

    Back in 1966 I wrote a song in which mentioned an old town in Malaya, about a fisherman I met there and a song he taught me. Strange how life and history unrolls… here we are today 50 years later brought together in faith, brotherhood and culture. Malaysia is a unique nation, after studying its

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    06.12.17
    How the West was won, really
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    How the West was won, really

    Since stepping back on the dangerous dirt-roads of the entertainment world in 2006, with a gracefully extended beard and balancing a flickering candle of peace on the headstock of my once abandoned guitar, I have certainly not had an easy time explaining my apparent cultural relocation and choice of religion. These days, as the black

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    01.11.16
    ‘Alliance of Virtue (or Get Your Bags Together)’
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    ‘Alliance of Virtue (or Get Your Bags Together)’

    As we screech round the corner of another New Year, the past disappears further away into obscurity and I am soberly having to grapple with the fact that many youngsters’ ears have never even heard the Beatles song, Yesterday. It’s an ominous sign of age creeping up and tapping you on the shoulder like a

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    08.11.14
    Peace Notes
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    Peace Notes

    In the name of God, the Giver of Peace Belief, Love and Peace for All Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all live together on earth in Peace? Imagine, there’d be nobody stealing; nobody hurting or killing; no one shouting or swearing or calling names, people would love and look after each other. Wouldn’t

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    08.09.14
    Avoiding Darkness
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    Avoiding Darkness

    The song Midday (Avoid City After Dark) carries with it an important message, especially for young men and women living in the dark urban maze. Having gone through what most kids experience in that developmental age in the sub-gutters of Soho and the seedier side of the West End of London – and still remembering some

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