true value

True Value

I had a dream, and in that dream I owned a pot made of gold.  While in that dream I grew thirsty. A man appeared and told me to take my pot to the spring and fill it with water to drink.  “No”, I said what if the water ruins my golden pot.

While still in that dream I grew hungry.  A woman appeared and told me to go to the fields and fill my pot with beans to cook for food.  “No”, I said again.  What if by cooking the food my pot gets ruined.

At last an old man appeared and told me to sell my golden pot and use the money to buy a pot that would be useful for living.  “No”, I yelled.  They will not pay me what it is worth.

My life ended in that dream and death separated me from my golden pot that I valued so much.

Be it true or a dream, we place value on things that are not useful or necessary and we only have one lifetime to find out if we are right as to what has true value

Written by Roberto Juarez

 

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Book Launch Event, Friday March 24, 2017

DATE AND TIME
Fri, March 24, 2017
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT

LOCATION
The Mezzanine at LA Biergarten
750 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Ticket Price $25

Website for Tickets
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/x-cop-x-con-book-launch-party-tickets-32398446626

 


From distinguished Deputy Sheriff, to disgraced federal prisoner, learn about Robert Juarez’ fall from grace and road to redemption, as he shares his story in “X Cop X Con- A True Life Story.”

On March 24th, join us for a book launch party, complete with delicious appetizers, cocktails, Q&A with author Robert Juarez, and book signing.

Tickets to attend the celebration launch are just $25 and include a signed copy of X Cop X Con, one cocktail, and appetizers. All guests are invited to stay for the DJ and dancing beginning at 10pm. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the following link:

www.xcopxcon.eventbrite.com

If you are unable to attend the event but would like to purchase a signed copy of the book, please contact us at 323.443.5680 or by email:
Michael.caperfilmsla@gmail.com

Thank you so much for your support and for being a part of this journey!

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X cop/X con

I currently working on a book based on lectures I have given on police corruption.  I was involved in a corruption case in the late 1980’s and subsequently sentenced to federal prison.

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poem, sin ella

“Sin Ella”
by Roberto Juarez

Besos como una bebida fuerte
Que pasa sobre los labios
Y calienta el pecho
Ojos hermosos que prometen,
Inspiran, aman, y tal vez mienten
Pasion y amor, la mujer latina
Que como las olas del mar
Que llegan y acarician la arena
Esas mismas olas
Que pueden romper la tierra con su furia
Asi es ella
Porque me acerco, por que la busco
Como el mar que atrae el marinero
Asi esa sangre, esa passion, esa mujer
Me atrae
Me acerco, la tomo en mis brasos
Se rinde
Loco pueda que soy
Porque correr el riesgo que me rompa el corazon
Porque solo esta mujer puede, amarme,
Me llena, me completa
Loco fuera sin ella

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Mi Pregunta

Mi pregunta

Que seria el dia sin el sol
Que seria la noche sin la luna y las estrellas
Que seria yo sin ti
Cual seria tu respuesta
Cual seria
No quiero saber
Solo quiero que sea asi como es
Y no como seria
By
Roberto Juarez

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new documentary featuring Roberto Juarez

for your information I am featured in a new documentary entitled “raised by the badge” producers are my sons, Nicholas Juarez and Michael Juarez. please go to Facebook.com/Raised by the badge. in post production now contact nic.caperfilmsla@gmail.com

 

 

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“Tristin”

“Tristin”

What can I tell you that hasn’t been told
So much to say now that I’m old
Taking your time growing, there is no rush
Play all you can and sleep as much
Read all you can, you’ll be surprised
What you will see beyond your eyes
Listen with your mind, but hear with your heart
Speak when you have to but always with thought
Always be ready to make a new friend
It maybe the friendship that never ends
Work is for all and all must work
Working on dreams is not really work
Dreams are for all, but all do not dream
Dreams have no limits, or so it seems
Dreams fill your mind with wonderful things
Learn how to dance and learn to sing
Learn how to make beautiful things
Learn to skate, instead of to hate
Never be angry for more than a minute
Laughing is better there is no limit
Mistakes you will make, but don’t hesitate
Mistake is the name of the steps you must take
To be the best that’s what it takes
Remember to pray and say thanks everyday
For all that you get and all that you kept
Learn to respect but never to fear
You’re never alone, God is near
Learn to love without any fear
Grandpa Robert

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