Grace Cathedral Performance
Neal Grace begins the concert with his lyrical and alluring poem, Ode To Summer. Lucas Meachem, world-renowned opera star, performs with Neal at this event.
Fresh Eyes Upon The World is a nonfiction book comprised of eighty-six powerful, relevant questions that most people wonder about and ponder often during the course of their lives. The answers to the questions are concise, clear and insightful, offering profound truths with a positive theme for people to assimilate and apply to their personal journey. In contemporary times, we are aware of a vast slew of tragedies and misfortunes besetting the world. Most of us feel powerless to effectively transform these tragic issues. This reality weighs heavily on our conscience and stymies our creativity and love of life!
Neal Grace has always followed different paths to discover unexplored frontiers—from living in the woods for months, to traveling with a backpack around the world, to forging a career in the business world that gave him a taste of material comforts. A keen observer of the nuances of life, Neal began chronicling his experiences through the written word. He has performed at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco and other venues, sharing his passionate messages to inspire others to live freely and creatively.
Without sounding trite, I want us to know how precious today is because it can never be repeated! Today is special, for it offers us opportunities to celebrate our life. Each day is a miracle. Each day is a gift to us to explore, discover and experience! There will never be another day like this one. Yes, it's true that some of us are struggling with challenges today. These cannot be ignored. Yet, at the same time, today is still special, still belonging to you. Live it passionately! Love it! Honor it by doing everything in your capacity to find something beautiful in this day.