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The Message w for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Entertainment November 29 On the Record By CHARLIE MARTIN NC News Service Cohnnnist THAT'S WHAT LOVE IS FOR Sometimes we make it harder than it is/We'll take a perfect night/And fill it up with words we don't mean/Dump sights best unseen/And we wonder why we are feeling this way/Sometimes I wonder if we really feel the same/Why we can he unkindQuestioning the strongest of hearts/That is when we must start/Believing the one thing/That has gotten us this far (REFRAIN) That's what love is for/To help us through it/That's what love is for/Nothing else can do it/Melt our de- fenses/Bring us back to our senses/Give us the strength to try once more/Baby, that's what love is for Sometimes I see you and/You don't know why I'm there/And I'm washed away/By emotions I hold deep down inside/Getting stronger with time/It's living through the fire/And holding on with desire (REPEAT REFRAIN) Believing is the one thing/That has gotten us this far Love aims at respecting each person's dignity Amy Grant fans may be confllsed. [,'or a long time, she was one of the reigning princesses of Gospel music. Then her albums "Unguarded" and "Lead Me On" told fans something was happening. Her latest album "Heart in Motion" confirms the change. Amy has gone pop. Her current hit off the new album is "That's What Love is For." The album's first two releases, "Baby, Baby" and "Every Heartbeat" made me wish that Ms. Grant would stick to Gospel. This song is better both musically and in what it says about relationships. occurs when two people are feeling defensive or under the grip of intense emotion. When relationships hit rough times we dis- cover if the love is real, When the pretense and the willingness to please fade, or when stressful situa- tions complicate our lives, then two people find out just how genuine their love is. The song reminds us that when hurt enters a relationship, "that is when we must start believing in the one thing that has gotten us this far." We need to ask ourselves: How can nay response be loving? Could love make a difference in how we get past this pain? The song suggests that we let love "melt our defenses" and "bring us back to our senses." This v Iii I,. 11 el2 JR lip 2. Affirm to the other your desire to resolve i' ru Ask the :il / the dispute in a fair respectful way. prob: other to engage with you in constructive i ias lem solving. Make an agreement to avoid all sal !l[ :el costa, verbal put-downs or bickering commentS" :s l0 [ta fr 3. Take tu]ins listening. Look at the situati0[|[ om each other s point of view. Make no at- ,1|| nr tern t to solve tile oroblem at this noint Instead,]|| el,, P ' - " " 's"- build the bridge of understanding to each other I|1 0u ,eol,n0000 an. ,,orcop00,ons :Ill,,, 4. After this, brainstorm and write out possible solutions, Be creative. Do not judge tile III value of each other's suggestions. ill 5. Negotiate for a mutually agreeable solu' :tl | tit tion. This is to build a consensus that may not :1|| arrive at exactly what either person wants. ',]||  talking in this manner safeguards the love be, ::ill I tween two people. The relationship always :i| | ie wins. ], ' Since all true love is of God love aims at l specting each person s dignity even when we::'. I are in conflict with the other person. !!R,I However, some relationshi sonl a)leal FI ..... p, y be formed of love. It sometimes takes difficul [I is worthwhile advice, yet difficult to follow in the times to find out the truth of what we share w (REPEAT REFRAIN TWICE) face. of painful, conflict . To give love a chance. . to do another.  ::; fins, consider how to talk about the hurt: Written by Michael Omartian 1. Find a way to defflse your anger, hurt or (Your comments are always welcome._i ! Sung by Amy Grant other strong feelings. Take a walk. Do physical ex- Please address them to: Chadie Martin, R.LII An Ame'rica n Tail " " "S t | equel takes Fievel and friends to the American "ld Wes d s erring an "attitude" cocky Thus when opportunities Alas once |`'level (voice of P;vel Mousekewitz takes on bet:kon in the wild West, ttw.y Phillip Glaser) arrives in the several crafty cats in the ani- mated sequel, "An American Tail: Flew;1 Goes West" (Uni- versal). Life in the Bronx at the turn of the century is not quite the American dream tor head there. Not far behind is Fievel's s(:aredy-cat friend, Tiger (write of Bona DeLuise), who is hoping to catch up with his lady love out West, appropri- ateiy named Kitty voice of tumbleweed town he finds his hero, Sheriff Wylie Burp (voice of James Stewart), too dog-tired to defend the pio- neer rodents against ferocious felines with apl)etiles for mouseburgers. In An American Tale II, Fievel Goes West, Fievel Mousekewitz, the immigrant mouse, dreams of becoming a lawman in the wild west. The movie is now playing in area cinemas. I1/I AStevenSpielbergproduc- quel will win a Best . I tmn, Fmvel s second Ameri- Oscar as did the ongma tl can tale is a generally eye- Linda Ronstadt and jameS pleasing show from direct'0rs gram's ballad, ,,SomeWI Phil Nibbelink and Simon Out There." '1 Wells. Outshining the rest of ! I Colorflfl it is, but consistent cast by light years is DelX it's not. With a pace rauging for his purr-fect vocal c l from gentle to chaotic, the in- terization of the fea rfo terest level soars and plunges, funny feline, iii Indeed, in some spots it looks Min(lfid of a short dose like, it was speeded up in the typical (:artoon violence, t[ l)rojector, while at other U.S. (]atholic (;()llferela]]: , -| times it appears to inch (:lassifi(:ation is A-I eej| along, patronage. 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