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8 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana --On the Record-- How can love be self-centered? WHEN YOU LOVE A WOMAN In my life I see where I've been/I said that rd never fall again/With- in myself I was wrong/My search- es ain't over . . . over/I know I that/When you love a woman/You know she's standin' by your side/A joy that lasts forever/There's a band of gold that shines wait- ing/Somewhere.., oh yeah/If I can't believe that someone is true/To fall in love is so hard to do/I hope and pray tonight/Somewhere you're thinkin' of me girl/Yes I know... I know that/When you love a woman/You see your world inside her eyes/When you love a woman/You know she's standin' by your side/A joy that lasts forever/There's a band of gold that shines, waiting/Somewhere.., oh.../It's enough to make you cry/When you see her walkin' by/And you look into her eyes/When you love a woman/Well you know she's standin' by your side/A joy that lasts forever/There's a band of gold that shines/When you love a woman/When you love, love, love, love/When you love a woman/You see your world inside her eyes By CHARLIE MARTIN CNS COLUMNIST Written by Steve Perry Sung by Journey Copyright (c) 1996 by Love Batch Music/So Much Music/ i Fingers of Joy Music (ASCAP) Copyright (c) 1996 by Sony Music Entertainment, Inc. For me, the good old days of rock are memories of Foreigner and Journey. Foreigner was resurrected from history last year, and now those great Steve Perry vocals with Journey are reappearing on the charts. The guy in Journey's "When You Love a Woman" reflects on romance. He told himself that he would "never fall" in love again. Yet, he realizes that his "searches" aren't over. He proceeds to offer some suggestions on what it is like to be in love. However, his ideas are not very helpful if you seek a healthy, lasting, relationship. For example: 1. "When you love a woman, you know she's standin' by your side." Well, yes and no. Certainly, love means times of closeness and feeling mutual support. However, love can also bring times of dis- tance and separation. And caring should not end because of misun- derstanding or conflict. 2. "When you love a woman, you see your world inside her eyes." Well, only if you are myopically self-centered! In fact, one of the best rewards of a healthy relationship is to learn to see the world in new and expanded ways. One's own perception of life is just that: one view. Instead of looking to another for tion of your opinions, take time world through another's eyes. Grow a little 3. Love means a "joy that lasts forever, "there's a band of gold that shines, waiti the teen years are not a time to be wedding bands. Instead, focus on 1 relationships, learning from and Be smart enough to avoid ships, realizing that you will learn yourself and relationships in general variety of people. 4. "If I can't believe that someone is in love is so hard to do." I do agree Lasting love is built on trust. If being hurt in a past ability to believe that another person can you probably need to spend other life interests and goals. Spend your friends. Then, as your spirit heals hurts, your ability to trust a tru once more return. Given all this evaluation, I'm still hear Journeys sound on the radio. C1 lives! (Your comments are always address: Charlie Martin, RR 3, Box I82, Ind. 47635.) Li ii III = THE CATHOLIC COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN NEW YORK (CNS) -- The fol- lowing are capsule reviews of movies recently reviewed by the U.S. Catholic Conference (USCC) Office for Film and Broadcasting. Ratings are also given for the The Motion Picture Association ofAmerica (MPAA). "Albino Alligator" (Miramax) After cops surround an after- hours bar, a trio (Matt Dillon, Gary Sinise, William Fichtner) of fugitives inside take the five occupants hostage (including Faye Dunaway) and bicker on how to escape alive. Director Kevin Spacey's shrill tale of mis- creants and their innocent vic- tims explores the dark side of humanity with chilling cyni- cism. Intermittent violence, fre- I I Dr. Jane A. Hormuth Chiropractic Physician 474-0704 Homuth Chiropractic IIc. 1111 S Green River Rd., Suite 104 quent profanity and incessant rough language. The USCC clas- sification is A-IV -- adults, with reservations. MPAA rating is R restricted. "Farmer & Chase" (Arrow) Nasty crime drama in which a career criminal (Ben Gazzara) accepts his admiring son (Todd Field) as his new partner as well as the young" man's gun-toting girlfriend (Lara Flynn Boyle), but their botched bank robbery ends in multiple deaths. Writer- director Michael Seitzman's drawn-out tale of mindless low- lifes who rob out of boredom or greed is emotionally uninvolv- ing and dramatically uninsight- ful. A romanticized view of crime, several murders and beatings, fleeting drug use, brief sexual encounter, some profani- ty and constant rough language. The USCC classification is O morally offensive. Not rated by the Motion Picture Association of America. "Jackie Chan's First Strike" (New Line) Comic action thriller taking the likable Hong Kong supercop (Jackie Chan) to Eastern Europe and Australia on a wild espionage caper involving a nuclear warhead stolen by the t t RUXER Russian mafia. Directed by Stanley Tong, the plot is loaded with double agents and ener- getic stunt work, but the fun is more violent than some might want. Martial arts violence, a flash of rear nudity and occa- sional coarse language. The USCC classification is A-III -- adults. MPAA rating is PG-13 parents are strongly cautioned that some material may be inap- propriate for children under 13. 'he Relic" (Paramount) Gruesome horror flick in which a genetically altered crea- Rudy's F/o00a/Des00r Fresh Flowers. Silk Arrangements Gift Items 207 N.E. 5th Street Washington, Indiana 47501 (812) 254-7200 I Main Street Pharmacy 217 E. 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