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0 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana -- On The Record-- Dreams alone don't solve problems ROCK 'N' ROLL DREAMS COME TRUE You can't run away forever/But there's nothing wrong/With getting a good head start/You want to shut out the night/You want to shut out the sun/You want to shut out/The pieces of a broken heart I By CHARLIE MARTIN CNS COLUMNIST I Think of how/We'd lay down together/We'd be listening to the radio/So loud and so strong/Every golden nugget coming/Like a gift of the gods/Someone must have blessed us/When he gave us those songs (REFRAIN) I treasure your love/i never want to lose it/You've been through/The fires of hell/And I know you've got/The ashes to prove it/I treasure your love/I want to show you how to use it/You've been through/A lot of pain in the dirt/And I know you've got/the scars to prove it Remember everything that I told you/And I'm telling you againfrhat it's true/When you are alone and afraid/And you're com- pletely amazed/To find there's nothing/Anybody can do/Keep on believ- ing/And you'll discover baby There's always something magic/There's al- ways something new/And when you really need it the most/That's when rock 'n' roll dreams/Come through/The beat is yours forever/The beat is always true And when you really need it the most/That's when rock 'n' roll dreams/Come through for you Once upon a time was a back- beat/Once upon a time/All the chords come to life/And the an- gels had guitars/Even before they had wings/If you hold on to a chorus/You can get through the night (REPEAT REFRAIN) (REPEAT VERSES 2 AND 3) Written by Jim Steinman Sung by Meatloaf Copyright (c) 1993 by MCA Records Inc. Did you know that "angels had guitars even be- fore they had wings?" I can't say that I knew it. Meatloaf tells us it's so, however, in "Rock 'n' Roll Dreams Come True." Actually, this bit of heavenly lore is just an image in the song, an image used to support Meat- loafs primary assertion that "when you really need it the most, that's when rock 'n' roll dreams come through for you." Apparently these are dreams about special, close times with someone you love. Yet, a romantic rela- tionship does not consist solely of heavenly mo- ments. There are even times when romance feels more like a trip "through the fires of hell." When this occurs, we need "something magic ... something new" to keep love alive. Perhaps the song is correct in suggesting that music can help. Something that allows us to re-experience the dream of falling in love might help us make it through difficult and uncertain periods in a re- mance. However, it usually takes more than $ image f angels with guitars. What is needed recommitment to the shared love and a to face up to the problems that are pulling mance apart. In my counseling practice, I am meet with many married couples. They have me an insight that I want every When it comes to encountering c the potential to destroy love, there are to overcome hurt and rebuild a relationship; In our society, most things that appear get thrown away. It is important to throw-it-away mentality need not apply tel love. We can make the choice to work lems and rediscover endearment Of course, meeting and dating a r is part of growing up. And, yes, many teen mances will end. Still, it is good to ponder what the Catholic Church, marriage means that God's holiness dwells within love of marriage. Still, emotional occur; the effort needed to repair the worthwhile. With most of the married couples possible. Sure, this requires the partners to work on things, but , : ness exists counseling can help. If Meatloaf is referrin to living the ing a lasting love, then indeed rock 'n' can come true. Just remember that it may effort to achieve the goal. (Your comments are always address: Charlie Martin, RR 3, port, IN 47635.) , I CTNA: What's available CTNA Channel of Peace is a series of seven one-hour home retreats, being transmitted by the Catholic Telecommunications Network of America. The first program was aired May 11. The series is available on Wednes- days at 6 p.m. CDT. For more information about CTNA, contact Paul R. Lein- gang, office of communications, Diocese of" Evansville, (812) 424- 5536 or (800) 637-1731. Or Call (800) 432-CTNA. I St. Clare's story to be faith and values channel Medical Arts Pharmacy 3700 Bellemeade Avenue Phone 477-1532 Donald Gutzweiler CW-W D.y Duncan's Riverside Pharmacy P Orugs - Suflds - Cosmetics Magazm - "We DelM Corner Riverside and Governor Evarwvllle 422-9981 ,, I I I I II I I $atman's Pharmacy City-Wide Delivery 413 Locust Street John and Judy Stratman 425-5293 lIUl i , i, n II PAUL'S PHARMACY Paul Mayer, Owner 2107 W. Franklin St. 425-4364 II Plaza Pharmacy Newburgh Plaza Shopping Center Fast Prescription Service Ken and Rebecca Hacker 853-7141 I I Oak Hm Pharmacy Prescription Specialists Hwy. 62 and N. Weinbach Ave. LARRY SCHULTHEIS, Prop. 425-4422 The two biggest pay-cable net- works have developed a uni- form set of viewer advisories for violence, nudity, language and content. Showtime Networks Inc., owned by Viacom, and Home Box Office, owned by Time Warner, announced the new policy April 28. The new advi- sory system begins June 1. Showtime Networks oper- ates Showtime, The Movie Channel and Flix. HBO oper- ates both HBO and Cinemax. The advisories will be provided on-air before all programming and will be given to TV listings editors at newspapers and  D'O.W.N.T-O4 ! , 30I kAIN ST.. VINCENNES. IN 47591 The advisories are: president -- AC, for adult content, dustry -- AL, for adult language, told a GL, for graphic language, it -- MV, for mild violence, series -- V, for violence, the preS, -- BN, for brief nudity, sory: -- N, for nudity, meaning cient. any full nudity or nudity Hilary shown extensively throughout EnergY the program. -- SC, for strong sexual content, tion, -- RP, for rape. ings "Program content, particu- apprO] larly violence, has been a grow- tures, ing issue with the public and reco rdings Congress," said Lynn M. Hazen, Showtime's director of program information and guides, in a statement. The four commercial broad- cast networks and several basic cable channels last year began announcing viewer advi- sories, primarily for violent content, before such program- ming. of the come content tadvis0rY dustrY'S 1980s m, lyriCS iv i i i i MILLER & MILLER Corp. in St. Louis. followers and became a coun- ductions, "Funeral Pre-Planning St. Clare's story stars Karen terweight to what the era rep- rangementS 0 Lee Hodgson, who wrote and resented, done by Frl Since 1940" produced the original stage While Francis traveled Robert 424-9274 Pay cable networks develop uniform viewer WASHINGTON (CNS) -- magazines. In a tel version, in a one-woman dramatization. It gets its cable debut on the eighth centenary of St. Clare's birth. The story is set in the feud- ing city-states of Italy in the late 12th and early 13th cen- turies, when merchants rushed into the political power vac- uum and the growing number of poor lived in continual mis- ery. Francis and Clare, by their lives of utter poverty and sim- plicity, gathered a multitude of widely, Clare establi' herself came known a who wished her. Despite ily, society what won that God ness can only plicity. "Clare of by Oblate nication ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- The story of St. Clare, one of St. Francis of Assisi's first and most faithful followers, will be presented three times in May on the Faith & Values cable channel. "Clare of Assisi" will be shown on F&V at 9-10 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 19; 7-8 p.m. EDT Sunday, May 22; and 1-2 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 25, according to an an- nouncement from Oblate Media and Communication