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I love World Music
by Jim Paredes - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
I am a big fan of music.
As the world turns: Predictions for 2018
by Jim Paredes - January 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I thought that I would be freed from this task of making my yearly projections for 2018.
I love Paris
by Jim Paredes - December 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Maybe someday I will come back and be able to afford to actually live in Paris, even for just two years. I am an old soul.    
My Christmas playlist
by Jim Paredes - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Christmas started early for me this year. As early as September, I was producing a Christmas album for a friend who wanted to give it away for the holidays.
One off my bucket list: Paul McCartney in concert
by Jim Paredes - December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
They announced in the news that Paul McCartney was doing a show in Sydney five months ago. I immediately tried to get tickets within the day. Alas, the show was sold out quickly.
The invisible, the ‘others’ and you
by Jim Paredes - December 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
Waiters, waitresses, cooks, salesladies, security guards, maids, houseboys, delivery people, drivers, street vendors, garbage collectors, and the like are like invisible people.
5 women in the house
by Jim Paredes - December 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
The past week has been quite different.
How to inspire yourself
by Jim Paredes - November 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
People often ask me what inspires me to write songs. I tell them that there have been some special songs that I was inspired to do.
Talking about my generation
by Jim Paredes - November 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
My generation’s time is passing quickly. It is now the time of the millennials. I am curious to see how this new generation will act on the world. 
Life at 66
by Jim Paredes - November 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
There are many things we cannot change. But I don’t think we should give up trying to change what we can.      
40 years
by Jim Paredes - October 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
It was 40 years ago today when Lydia Mabanta and I got married. She was a beautiful, innocent, wide-eyed 20-year-old girl who marched to the altar for her father to give away to a 25-year-old man waiting at the end...
Finding your sacred spaces
by Jim Paredes - October 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
We need to have a few sacred spaces to run to, and get our lives back. Some are far. Some are near. Some are outside of us, and some are inside.      
I remember my teachers with fondness
by Jim Paredes - October 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last Oct. 5 was World Teachers Day. It made me remember and reflect on the many teachers I had in school.
I Feel close to panic
by Jim Paredes - September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Sometimes I look at a blank page with excitement and promise.
Miracles
by Jim Paredes - September 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
I was again going though the book A Course in Miracles (ACIM). I do this from time to time. I started getting interested in it around 15 years ago.
Staying alive
by Jim Paredes - September 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
If you are one of the increasing number of citizens of this country who feel almost daily that you are not just losing respect, confidence and trust in the government but are actually threatened by its values...
The sound of one hand clapping
by Jim Paredes - September 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
When I was in early high school I had a dream that I remember to this day. I dreamed I was seated at a table with an old fortuneteller playing with a deck of  panggingge cards.
Fear, anger and denial
by Jim Paredes - August 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
I vowed not to write about politics. I have hardly touched the subject for many months now in my STAR column.
The ebb and flow of passion
by Jim Paredes - August 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
There are interests and hobbies we adopt in life at some point and there are those we let go of. I am talking of activities we do with passion and commitment. We spend years doing them until we tire of them. We stop...
My tattooed family
by Jim Paredes - August 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
We’ve all heard of the Catholic mantra that goes, “The family that prays together stays together.”
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