I can't stop tearing up, I just CAN'T!!! I woke up this morning praying that it was NOT true but the first thing I heard when my eyes opened was CNN continuing with the news from the night before. I can truly say that I don't think I will ever ever get over this news, this will remain with me the same way Marvin Gaye's death did when I heard it as a youngster...I cried then too the way I am today about MJ. MJ had the life we all admired, wanted but fear but he lived it with courage. He was made by those around him to give his life to the audience but later when he was of age and could have give up the spot light, he continued because he knew his was a life created to inspire, motivate, bless people in the world. He knew his life would never ever be truly his, he was a man for the people, a citizen of the world...the shiniest star in the galaxy. That star died yesterday but the glow lives on in his music. Michael Joseph Jackson, God has a special, special place for you in Heaven. He gave you a purpose, and no one can say you never did your best to fulfill it with as much grace, style, class and dignity as the world would allow you to do! I know the world will miss you but let me speak for myself, I will miss you very much. I hope there will come a time I can play your music without tearing up, I hope there will come a time I can dance to it again knowing that you are now truly happy, truly at peace. SOAR, BABY SOAR!