I received it this morning in an e-mail and wanted to pass it along to the rest of the GC family.
It may be hard to believe, but the singer who once
provoked shock waves with his X-rated lyrics has sworn
off cursing and is preaching about the importance of
virtue in the May edition of Gotham magazine.
Prince, who is now a Jehovah's Witness, said that
``when you use those (curse) words, you call up all
the anger, all the negatives times the word has been
used before - you bring it toward yourself. Why would
you want that?''
Prince also told the magazine that teens need more God
in their lives.
``When I look at the violence, I wonder where the
parents are, but also where is God in their lives? A
kid is an open computer ready for programming. Some
weird relationships happen, smoking too early and
Jehovah's Witnesses are an apocalyptic group that
interprets the Bible differently than traditional
Other famous black Jehovah Witnesses
Gloria Naylor (wrote "Women of Brewster Place")
#4 Spring 1997
He who asks questions cannot avoid the answers.
Rain does not fall on one roof alone.
Words are like eggs: when they are hatched they have wings.
Advise and counsel him; if he does not listen, let adversity teach him.
[This message has been edited by CrimsonTide4 (edited May 26, 2001).]