I’m not ready to get married, but I have a pretty great family and I’d like that too, someday.
I think that’s become passe, but if you can surround yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family – a statement – and you can afford it, then that’s a noble project.
For my own family, I would always choose the makeshift, surrogate family formed by various characters unrelated by blood.
I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.
They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I’d be sure to have some dough to support my family.
I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors. I would rather start a family than finish one. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
Well, I have a CBE and I accepted it with glee because it’s not bestowed on you by the royal family, it’s not bestowed on you by the government, you have to be nominated by the public.
Everybody sung in my family.
I only tour in short bursts, I’m only ever away from my family and three daughters for a month or two.
The traditional spokespersons for the Evangelicals, such as Chuck Colson and James Dobson, have become alarmed about this drift away from the ‘Family Values’ issues that they believe should be the overwhelming concerns of Evangelicals. They have expressed their displeasure in letters of protest circulated through the religious media.
Topics:alarmed , Chuck , circulated , Colson , concerns , displeasure , Dobson , drift , evangelicals , expressed , family , issues , James , letters , media , overwhelming , protest , religious , spokespersons , traditional , values Author: Tony Campolo