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  • Chattanooga Marines Reportedly Sacrificed Themselves to Protect Innocents

    07/22/2015 12:51:21 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 23 replies
    mediaite ^ | July 22nd, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    According to reporting from The New York Times, some of the Marines killed in the Chattanooga shooting were killed trying to draw the gunman’s fire away from another, larger group of innocent bystanders. “Some of the Marines who were shot to death last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., effectively sacrificed themselves to save the lives of others, diverting the gunman away from a larger group of potential victims, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation into the killings,” reports New York Times reporters Richard Pérez-Peńa and Matt Apuzzo. “This could have been a lot worse,” they quote the...
  • Do we really want to remember our heroes on Memorial Day?

    05/25/2015 10:48:10 AM PDT · by ProfDavidASmith · 22 replies ^ | May 25, 2015 | David A. Smith
    Do Americans really want to remember their war heroes? Not just to claim to one day per year, but really to do so in a meaningful way? If by remember, we mean it in the same sense in which we remember things like the 2004 World Series, the television show Cheers, or the Ford administration, then sure, we can remember those who have given their lives in war.
  • Memorial Day: Remembering a generation defined by duty, one woven into our national tapestry

    05/24/2015 2:30:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    Pittsburg Tribune Review ^ | May 23, 2015 | Llewellyn King
    Seventy years ago, we celebrated the end of World War II in Europe. That celebration is not the first memory of my childhood but it is one of the clearest. I was a 5-year-old boy in Cape Town, South Africa, proudly displaying a paper Union Jack, the familiar British flag, and watching the victory parade. I often wonder where the flags came from — before offset printing and photocopying — in time for the parade. Someone knew victory was at hand. There was a palpable, universal happiness — though more subdued, I am told, than the outbursts that greeted the...
  • Temple Mount Faithful sacrifices lamb in pre-Passover ritual [Isaiah 66:6]

    04/04/2015 1:22:39 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 47 replies
    YNet News ^ | 4/1/15 | Dr. Ruchama Weiss, Rabbi Levi Brackman
    It looked like a scene from year 200 BCE, or the end of days – yet it all played out just two days ago, on Monday, not far from the Temple Mount. Kohanim in authentic attire blessed the excited crowd, Levites sang hymns, and a young lamb was offered up as a Passover sacrifice in keeping with all the dictates of the ancient ritual. This "dress rehearsal," staged every year by members of the Temple Mount Faithful movement, is designed to present the public with an accurate rendition of the ritual that was in practice during the time of the...
  • New spa-like abortion clinic is part of a trend to de-stigmatize the procedure

    04/02/2015 8:32:54 AM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 30, 2015 | Sandhya Somashekhar
    With its natural wood floors and plush upholstery, Carafem aims to feel more like a spa than a medical clinic. But the slick ads set to go up in Metro stations across the Washington region leave nothing to doubt: “Abortion. Yeah, we do that.” The Maryland clinic, opening this week in Montgomery County’s tony Friendship Heights area, specializes in the abortion pill. The advertising reflects its unabashed approach — and a new push to de-stigmatize the nation’s most controversial medical procedure by talking about it openly and unapologetically. Plagued by political setbacks in recent years, abortion rights activists are seeking...
  • The Sacrifice of the Mass, Hebrews, and the Problem of the One-and-the-Many

    03/28/2015 12:21:36 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 31 replies
    Fallibility ^ | September 23, 2013 | Michael Taylor
    The Sacrifice of the Mass, Hebrews, and the Problem of the One-and-the-Many Introduction In Roman Catholic theology, every particular mass is itself a sacrifice, not merely the memorial of a sacrifice. At the same time, however, the mass is essentially the same sacrifice as Calvary, even though the mass is not in every respect Calvary itself. The Council of Trent says: And inasmuch as in this divine sacrifice which is celebrated in the mass is contained and immolated in an unbloody manner the same Christ who once offered Himself in a bloody manner on the altar of the cross,...
  • No, Christ will not die tomorrow…

    03/20/2015 6:18:32 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 45 replies
    Disciple of Jesus Christ ^ | April 5, 2012 | disciple of Christ
    No, Christ will not die tomorrow. He died once for all almost 2000 years ago for our sins: “For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God” (1 Peter 3:18). No, He will not die again: “knowing that Christ having been raised up from among [the] dead dies no more: death has dominion over him no more.” (Romans 6:9) Yes, He has risen once for all! And by their carnal traditions men teach people that Christ dies again and again each year, and then with this same...
  • The Evolution of the Sacrifice of the Mass: Part 1

    03/13/2015 4:11:15 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 26 replies
    One Fold ^ | March 12, 2009 | Brian Culliton
    The Evolution of the Sacrifice of the Mass: Part 1 March 12, 2009 The most ancient writing depicting what early Christian gatherings looked like come from a work called the Didache, also known as “The Teachings of the Twelve Apostles.” But every Lord’s day do ye gather yourselves together, and break bread, and give thanksgiving after having confessed your transgressions, that your sacrifice may be pure. But let no one that is at variance with his fellow come together with you, until they be reconciled, that your sacrifice may not be profaned. For this is that which was spoken by the...
  • Why Did Jesus Christ Come to Earth?

    02/23/2015 5:41:49 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 108 replies
    Reformed Bibliophile ^ | August 31, 2012 | B.B. Warfield
    “The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.” – 1 Timothy 1:15 Benjamin Breckenridge Warfield (1851-1921) “Christ Jesus came to save sinners.Not, then, merely to prepare salvation for them; to open to them a pathway to salvation; to remove the obstacles in the way of their salvation; to proclaim as a teacher a way of salvation; to introduce as a ruler conditions of life in which clean living becomes for the first time possible; to bring motives to holy action to bear upon us;...
  • The religion of works-righteousness

    02/20/2015 10:39:24 AM PST · by RnMomof7 · 12 replies
    Possessing the Treasure ^ | April 14, 2014 | Mike Ratliff
    “Strive to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able. When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, ‘Lord, open to us,’ then he will answer you, ‘I do not know where you come from.’ Then you will begin to say, ‘We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets.’ But he will say, ‘I tell you, I do not know where you come from. Depart...
  • Salvation by grace alone through faith alone excludes works righteousness

    02/19/2015 4:20:17 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 131 replies
    Possessing the Treasure ^ | February 16, 2015 | Mike Ratliff
    7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? 8 Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance; 9 and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘ We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham. 10 The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut...
  • Christ's Work of Redemption is Finished, Not Continuing

    02/08/2015 3:28:55 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 217 replies
    In Plain Site ^ | Feburary 7,2015 | James G. McCarthy
    Just before the Lord Jesus gave up His spirit upon the cross, He cried out, "It is finished!" (John 19:30). His sacrificial work of redemption was done. The Greek verb here is in the perfect tense. "It implies a process, but views that process as having reached its consummation and existing in a finished state." [1] In other words, the saving work of Christ was completed on the cross and continues in a state of completion. The verse can be translated: "It has been finished and stands complete" (John 19:30). [2]Roman Catholicism misrepresents the finished work of Christ on the...
  • Is the Mass the Real Sacrifice of Christ?

    02/08/2015 12:34:39 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 293 replies
    In Plain Site ^ | Febuary 7 ,2015 | James G. McCarthy
    Few Catholics think about this question. The reason is that most Catholics are not aware that the Church teaches that the Mass is an actual sacrifice. They know that the rite is called the Sacrifice of the Mass, that it is performed by a priest, that the congregation assembles before an altar, and that the consecrated bread wafers are called hosts. Nevertheless, most Catholics do not seem to realize that the Church teaches that the Mass is a real and true sacrifice, that a prime function of the Catholic priesthood is to offer sacrifice, that an altar is a place...
  • In what way was Jesus ‘made sin’ on the cross?

    02/06/2015 5:05:04 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 46 replies
    The Cripplegate ^ | February 3, 2015 | Nathan Busenitz
    February 3, 2015In what way was Jesus ‘made sin’ on the cross? by Nathan Busenitz Yesterday, as I was reading through portions of Martin Luther’s commentary on Galatians, I came across the following:“Christ took upon Himself our sins, not by constraint, but of His own good will, in order to bear the punishment and wrath of God: not for the sake of His own person (which was just and invincible, and was not in any way guilty), but for our person. So by means of a joyous substitution, He took upon Himself our sinful person, and gave to us His innocent and victorious person: with which we, being now clothed,...
  • Hole in the Wall (Project Appleseed Newsletter)

    01/12/2015 11:13:16 AM PST · by ChildOfThe60s · 4 replies
    Project Appleseed Newsletter ^ | November 07, 2012 | Kaylee
    I would like you to imagine something with me. I would like you to imagine that you are in your kitchen, preparing the evening meal for your family. It's something you've done countless times before, and will do countless times again. And as you stand there, cutting carrots, your eyes drift up again to the spot. That spot. Every house has them - tiny scars of documented memory, incidents of life written in wood and plaster. In some houses it's the scratched door where an over-eager dog always begs to go out. In others a series of pencil marks on...
  • THE FIRST CHRISTMAS CAROL -- "Lo! I Arrive To Do Thy Will"

    12/24/2014 6:52:09 AM PST · by imardmd1 · 8 replies
    Happy Heralds, Inc. ^ | December 2012 | Fred Wittman
    THE FIRST CHRISTMAS CAROL"Lo! I Arrive To Do Thy Will!"Introduction: Have you ever considered, What is the first Christmas Carol?A carol is a song of joyful praise involving the birth of The Lord Jesus Christ. The first carol goes all the way back to the night in which The Lord Jesus Christ was born. No, it was not the Shepherds! Neither was it the Heavenly host which the shepherds heard. But even before the angels sang, The Lord Jesus Himself sang. Yes, That Little Baby in the manger sang the first Christmas Carol. It was not heard by His parents,...
  • The Nature of the Mass and the need for Sacrifice

    11/08/2014 8:35:21 PM PST · by walkinginthedesert · 130 replies
    The natural law requires sacrificeIn the first place it is to be seen that the Natural Law requires us to sacrifice. Saint Thomas states in the first place that there are three main types of laws. There is first and foremost human laws (positive laws), there is the Natural Law, and lastly there is the Divine and Eternal laws. It is precisely the Natural Law that we will focus in for this specific article. The natural law is basically the “structure which God creates in man so that he inclines man to specific types of actions. He designs man to...
  • Until 4/16 Free Viewing of The Tabernacle: The Veil

    04/14/2014 9:47:17 AM PDT · by Maudeen · 5 replies
    Rose Publishing ^ | 4/14/2014 | Rose Publishing
    Free (until 4/16) viewing of The Tabernacle: The Veil
  • Your Ash Wednesday Prayers (Devotion)

    03/05/2014 11:51:14 AM PST · by xzins · 7 replies
    Religion Forum ^ | 5 Mar 14 | All of Us
    Almighty God, help us to take to heart through Your Holy Word the truth that sin entered the world through human disobedience to You. Our sin has filled this world with envy, selfishness, hatred, greed, and other sins too many to list. Yet human sin cannot be victorious over the grace of God that is ours in Christ Jesus our Lord. We pray that You pour Your grace upon us as we strive to lives of sacrifice and holiness. Enable us to daily defeat sin, so that we will know that joy which is unspeakable and full of glory. Through...
  • A Christmas Eve Message to the Troops

    12/24/2013 5:30:11 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | December 24, 2013 | Ray V. Hartwell, III
    It is not often noted and perhaps little remembered these days, but seven decades ago this month the battles around the small Italian village of San Pietro decimated the olive groves and many of the American men advancing on well-fortified German positions. My father was commander of Company H of the 143rd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, during that battle. He had become the company commander in earlier battles, after one more senior officer was captured and another simply quit the fight, telling medics he “couldn’t take any more.” The 36th Infantry Division, and my father, entered combat for the...
  • Greater love: Fallen Wisconsin soldier’s memory marches on

    12/20/2013 7:38:05 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 12-19-13 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wisc. – He was a little guy, not much bigger than James Madison in high school. Ryan Larson wrestled for his Adams-Friendship High School team at 103 pounds. He joined the Army in his junior year. Ellen Larson said her grandson made the minimum weight requirement, maybe, in uniform with a fully loaded backpack. He was a little guy, but like the fourth U.S. president, Ryan Larson, according to his family and friends, had an inner strength and perseverance that was unstoppable. That’s a big reason why he enlisted and looked forward to serving his country in Afghanistan. Larson’s...
  • Michelle Obama in 2008: Barack Will Make Us 'Sacrifice' for Health Care

    11/26/2013 11:58:08 AM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/26/13 | Joel B. Pollak
    A video has surfaced from the presidential campaign trail in May 2008 that shows Michelle Obama talking about the sacrifices that Americans would have to make in order to achieve her husband's health care goals. The future First Lady was speaking at a meeting of military families to highlight the cost of war for those back at home. Her remarks have been referred to in several Internet postings but no video has surfaced until now. Mrs. Obama says: It's going to cost us something as a society to say, 'We can't tolerate millions of people uninsured. We can't tolerate it.'...
  • Woman minister refuses to wear a red poppy at remembrance service ‘because it is a symbol of war’

    10/28/2013 12:29:12 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 12:56 EST, 28 October 2013 | Hugo Gye
    A minister has refused to wear a poppy when she conducts this year’s remembrance service because she believes the symbol “advocates war”. Patricia Jackson told other clergy that she would be happy to sport a white poppy during the proceedings on Remembrance Sunday, but will not wear a red one. Her decision has upset many parishioners at Hadley Methodist Church in Telford, Shropshire, who claimed that the American-born priest “doesn’t seem to realize” the importance of the poppy. …
  • The Forgotten War

    07/31/2013 9:23:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | July 31, 2013 | Paul Greenberg
    The Forgotten War, it's called. Which is why it was so good to have it remembered so ceremoniously and extensively this past weekend on the 60th anniversary of the tenuous armistice -- certainly not peace -- that has uneasily endured on the Korean peninsula ever since. The Korean War is worth remembering and so are all those who fought in it, the living and the dead, the great and small, the worthless politicians who knew only how to continue it and the unsung heroes who died in the snow and ice. And let there be no mistake: It was a...
  • #3909 - Son of Morsi...We Are Willing to Sacrifice Our Lives...

    07/15/2013 8:26:55 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5
    MEMRI ^ | 7/7/13
    ...We are willing to sacrifice our lives for this.
  • Good People Make America Great

    07/09/2013 11:54:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | July 9, 2013 | Rebecca Hagelin
    A recent Gallup poll, timed for the Fourth of July, found that while most Americans (85%) are “proud to be an American,” most (71%) also believe that our Founding Fathers would be “disappointed” in the America of today. The numbers highlight the difference between our regard for our Constitution and for the people who make America great, on the one hand, and our collective distrust of government overreach on the other. The daily news is a patchwork story of America’s great people -- and I’ll share one touching example in a moment -- as well as our very real political...

    07/03/2013 7:22:33 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 56 replies
    Vanity ^ | 12/2005 | Dick Bachert
    As we gather our loved ones around us to celebrate July 4th, we should all say a silent prayer for all those who paid the final price so that we might -- albeit imperfectly and hopefully more perfectly in the future -- continue the unique experiment in human freedom we call America. I awoke one morning during a September, 2005 cruise as we pulled into Nassau and looked out the porthole to see two US Arleigh Burke class destroyers next to us.  After breakfast, I strolled out onto deck 7 and got goose bumps when I noticed the shamrock...
  • Ted Cruz reminds us….It's the Soldier...

    05/27/2013 9:35:45 AM PDT · by notaliberal · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC
    "It is the soldier, not the reporter, Who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, Who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the organizer, Who gave us the freedom to demonstrate It is the soldier, Who salutes the flag, Who serves beneath the flag. And whose coffin is draped by the flag, Who allows the protester to burn the flag." Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC
  • Activists detained for attempted animal sacrifice

    04/03/2013 7:39:47 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 20 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 3/27/2013 | JEREMY SHARON
    A lamb and two humans were detained by police in Jerusalem on Monday as they were making their way to the Temple Mount. The humans, hard-right political and religious activists Noam Federman and Arye Sunnenberg, intended to go to the Temple Mount and carry out the Jewish ritual of the Passover Sacrifice, involving the slaughter of a lamb. The sacrifice is an important commandment within Jewish law, which some religious authorities argues does not require the existence of a Temple for its performance. It must, however, be conducted on the Temple Mount. Federman and Sunnenberg are both associated with several...
  • To The "Obedient" I call "FRIEND" [charismatic caucus]

    02/28/2013 4:28:54 PM PST · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 2-28-13 | Jedediah
    You are going to move in demonstrations of my love soon in such a way they shall all know it is me. My will for you is to observe my heart in the heavenlies and display it upon the earth in volumes of my endearment and awesome power for I AM about to shake the heavens and then pour out upon the earth My manifold wisdom and glory for all to see. "BE" my shepherds of truth that declares light so that all that is counterfeit is also revealed and the lies of the enemy shut out from The Banquet...
  • The True Meaning Of Giving

    12/07/2012 4:18:43 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | The Looking Spoon
    Created this last year for OMG! For America.
  • FBI: 72 Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty Last Year

    11/19/2012 9:35:44 AM PST · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    FBI ^ | November 19, 2012
    Making the Ultimate Sacrifice Report on Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Released Tragically, during 2011, 72 law enforcement officers from around the nation were killed in the line of duty, while another 53 officers died in accidents while performing their duties. And 54,774 officers were assaulted in the line of duty…all according to our just-released annual report Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2011Here’s a look at some of the data collected for this report: While the 72 officers killed in the line of duty came from city, university and college, county, state, tribal, and federal agencies, the majority (50)...
  • A Miracle Inside the Aurora Shooting: One Victim’s Story

    07/23/2012 5:05:08 PM PDT · by Altariel · 12 replies
    celtic straits blog ^ | July 22, 2012 | Brad Strait
    At Columbine, I have seen this before. But not up close. As a church pastor in Denver, I have worked as a chaplain with several police and fire departments. I was privileged to counsel parents just hours after the Littleton Columbine shootings. However, in this new tragedy at the Aurora Theater Dark Night shooting, one of the victims was a 22 year old woman from my church, Petra Anderson (pronounced Pay-tra). Petra went to the movies with two young friends who are biking across America. You and I have been inundated with news about what happened next. A joyful movie...
  • 'Dark Knight Rises' shooting: Three hero guys died in Aurora taking bullets for their girlfriends

    07/22/2012 6:40:48 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 66 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | July 22, 2012
    In final acts of valor, Jon Blunk, Matt McQuinn and Alex Teves used their bodies to shield their girlfriends as accused madman James Holmes turned the Aurora cineplex into a shooting gallery.
  • NJ to lower flags to half-staff to honor Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III, killed in action in Afghanistan

    06/06/2012 4:08:28 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 8 replies ^ | June 6, 2012 | Jersey Journal
    6:20 p.m. UPDATE: Gov. Christie has issued an EXECUTIVE ORDER requiring all state flags be flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III. Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy is urging all businesses in the town to join the city in lowering American flags to half-staff tomorrow through Saturday in honor of the 22-year-old local man killed in action in Afghanistan last month.
  • U.S. Army soldier from Jersey City killed in Afghanistan

    06/03/2012 8:02:07 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 5 replies ^ | June 2, 2012 | Star Ledger Staff
    Army Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III was coming into his own, distancing himself from a hard-luck childhood and stepping up to take care of his family. The 22-year-old Jersey City man saw the military as a way to do that, his family said, in a plan that began to form eight years ago when his mother, Elizabeth, died of cancer. Her absence shook the family’s foundation and then profoundly galvanized her eldest son. "He realized he was going to put the family on his shoulders. The military was his calling to do that financially," DeRonde’s cousin, Jason Owen, said last night...
  • Krista Branch - Foreign Land

    05/28/2012 12:06:33 PM PDT · by ThirstyMan · 2 replies
    via Herman Cain's newsletter ^ | May 27, 2012 | Krista Branch
    A stunning song to help us revere what has been done for us.
  • YouTube MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE (reprise)

    05/27/2012 5:52:33 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 3 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | 5-2012 | dfu
  • Battle Sheaves

    05/27/2012 5:44:23 PM PDT · by GRANGER · 2 replies
    The Battle of Life ^ | 1846 | Charles Dickens
    Memorial Day Reading
  • Only Two Forces Have Sacrificed Their Lives For Those Who Might Not Know Them...

    05/23/2012 4:59:50 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-23-12 | The Looking Spoon
    An early Memorial Day tribute, created for OMG! For America.
  • Mexico: 2 kids, woman killed in Saint Death ritual

    03/30/2012 4:08:58 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 25 replies
    Eight people have been arrested for allegedly killing two 10-year-old boys and a 55-year-old woman in ritual sacrifices by the cult of La Santa Muerte, or Saint Death, prosecutors in northern Mexico said Friday. Jose Larrinaga, spokesman for Sonora state prosecutors, said the victims' blood was poured around an altar to the saint, which is depicted as a skeleton holding a scythe and clothed in flowing robes. The grisly slayings recalled the notorious "narco-satanicos" killings of the 1980s, when 15 bodies, many of them with signs of ritual sacrifice, were unearthed at a ranch outside the border city of Matamoros,...
  • Dangerous Exit from Comfort Zone: Passover Offering on Temple Mount

    03/30/2012 11:58:23 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 14 replies
    Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them: 'Draw out, and take lambs according to your families, and kill the Passover lamb. And you shall observe this matter for an ordinance for you and your sons for ever. (Exodus 12) Soon, with G-d's help, we will establish Jewish leadership for Israel. Please be forewarned that when that happens, our familiar, comfortable Pesach holiday will be radically changed. We will have to forget about the Pesach seder with the extended family at the home of the family balabusta. Instead, we will be face to face with...
  • HE is the sacrifice!! Love to all!!

    12/28/2011 11:05:55 AM PST · by jesus4life · 8 replies
    Bible and faith | GOD INSPIRED
    HE is the sacrifice!! Let's spread HIS HOLY NAME through reading, believing, and living HIS word and will in our daily lives. Showing the world how it is to walk in HIS LOVE and not shaken by anything. Be the peculiar joy in this world for HE is victorious!!
  • Christmas 2011

    12/23/2011 3:47:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | December 23, 2011 | Oliver North
    Four years ago, this annual Christmas column was written from Baquba, Iraq, while our Fox News "War Stories" team was embedded with the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division and special operations units operating against the Iranian-supported Mahdi Army in the outskirts of Baghdad. A year earlier, the Christmas 2006 column was written in Ramadi, Iraq, while we were embedded with 1st Battalion, 6th Marines in what was then the bloodiest place on the planet. And in 2005, this column originated with 3d Battalion, 7th Marines and the 2nd Brigade of the 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard, in Anbar province,...
  • A View to Die For – 32 Story High Rise Cemetery

    12/17/2011 3:10:35 PM PST · by NYer · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | December 16, 2011 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    It is no surprise to learn that, as land values continue to rise, space for cemeteries gets scarce. I have seen more and more mausoleums be built at the local cemeteries, and they are getting taller as the years go on. But the picture to the right really takes the concept to new heights! The picture is The Memorial NecrĂłpole EcumĂŞnica III, a vertical cemetery in Santos, Brazil. It is the worldÂ’s tallest cemetery, with burial spaces on 32 floors. ThereÂ’s also a restaurant, chapel, lagoon and peacock garden. It has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in...
  • Fighting For Our Right To Say Merry Christmas

    12/15/2011 12:22:41 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-15-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    A piece I quickly whipped up for my OMG! For America project. We're still finalizing the operational site, so we posted this on our Facebook page, and have been VERY pleasantly surprised to see how well received it has been. It is by far our most liked/shared post to date.
  • A President of Honor -- “You can’t tell me that America is not exceptional...because I've seen it."

    12/10/2011 10:06:17 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 67 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 10, 2011 | Heroes speak out for Gov. Rick Perry
    “You can’t tell me that America is not exceptional. You can't tell me that because I've seen it” "Rick Perry has always remained faithful." -- First Lieutenant Daniel P. Moran [6:45] Medal recipients tell of their sacrifice and the sacrifice of their fellow heroes -- and why they support Rick Perry. Even if you don't support Gov. Perry, please watch these men and hear their words.
  • Perry Assembles Medal of Honor Recipients

    12/09/2011 6:05:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    Military News ^ | December 8, 2011 | Bryant Jordan
    Medal of Honor recipient and former Marine Dakota Meyer has signed on as a co-chairman of Veterans for Perry, a group throwing its support behind Texas Gov. Rick Perry in his run for president. "As the only presidential candidate who volunteered to serve his country, the way that I did, I am confident that Gov. Perry will be an advocate for veterans like myself as president of the United States," Meyer said in a statement released by the Perry campaign Thursday. Perry was an Air Force C-130 Hercules pilot from 1972 to 1977. Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor...
  • Camels, Afghan Breed Goats for Eid sacrifice this year

    11/04/2011 11:50:56 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | November 02, 2011 | Peerzada Ashiq
    As Eid-ul-Azha, a festival observed by sacrificing animals by Muslims, draws near, Kashmir sees exotic animals to be part of sacrificial animals' list this year. Topping the list are camels and Rs 2-lakh Afghan breed goats. These exotic animals will be part of more than two lakh sheep and goats to be sacrificed on the occasion in Srinagar alone. In the outskirts of Srinagar, Parimpora mandi, where grocery imports from outside the state come is abuzz with hundreds of sheep up for sale. But the eye catcher among the flock are tall camels, a desert animal barely known to Kashmiri...
  • The sacrifice of those who serve (vanity)

    10/26/2011 6:05:26 AM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 4 replies
    me | 10-26-2011 | me
    Those who serve in our Armed Forces deal with challenges and difficulties on a daily basis. Sometimes the challenge is not in dealing with what lies ahead, but what they left behind. We first became aware of Zoe, an adorable 4 year old Pekingese, while scrolling through the pages of an area animal rescue site. Our two dogs came to us from the same organization, and we check from time to time to see information on animals they are helping. Zoe's human mom and dad were having to give her up. Mom had served in the Army Military Police, and...