How appropriate this meeting was going to be held at a retreat...
"The real cause of hunger is the powerlessness of the poor to gain access to the resources they need to feed themselves." ~ Frances Moore Lappe
"As long as I remember / The rain's been comin' down / Clouds of mystery pourin' / Confusion on the ground" ~ John Fogerty, "Who'll Stop The Rain"
"You can check out any time you like / But you can never leave" ~ the Eagles, "Hotel California"
Talk about a high-pressure system...
"You'll get no judgment from me, I can only feel compassion / And if that's what you need, I will give you my compassion" ~ Todd Rundgren, "Compassion"
"I tell you I can visualize it all / This couldn't be a dream for too real it all seems / But it was just my imagination once again runnin' way with me" ~ The Temptations