Friday, February 29, 2008

Our Family Guest

Our Family Guest 
A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small Texas town.  From the beginning, Dad was fascinated with this enchanting newcomer and soon invited him to live with our family.
The stranger was quickly accepted and was around from then on.  As I grew up, I never questioned his place in my family.  In my young mind, he had a special niche.

My parents were complementary instructors: Mom taught me good from evil, and Dad taught me to obey.  But the stranger...he was our storyteller.  He would keep us spellbound for hours on end with adventures, mysteries and comedies.

If I wanted to know anything about politics, history or science, he always knew the answers about the past, understood the present and even seemed able to predict the future!  He took my family to the first major league ball game.  He made me laugh, and he made me cry.  The stranger never stopped talking, but Dad didn't seem to mind.

Sometimes, Mom would get up quietly while the rest of us were shushing each other to listen to what he had to say, and she would go to the kitchen for peace and quiet.  (I wonder now if she ever prayed for the stranger to leave.)

Dad ruled our household with certain moral convictions, but the stranger never felt obligated to honor them.  Profanity, for example, was not allowed in our home... Not from us, our friends or any visitors.  Our longtime visitor, however, got away with four-letter words that burned my ears and made my dad squirm and my mother blush.  My Dad didn't permit the liberal use of alcohol.  But the stranger encouraged us to try it on a regular basis. He made cigarettes look cool, cigars manly and pipes distinguished.  He talked freely (much too freely!) about sex.  His comments were sometimes blatant, sometimes suggestive, and generally embarrassing.

I now know that my early concepts about relationships were influenced strongly by the stranger.  Time after time, he opposed the values of my parents, yet he was seldom rebuked... And NEVER asked to leave.  More than fifty years have passed since the stranger moved in with our family.  He has blended right in and is not nearly as fascinating as he was at first.  Still, if you could walk into my parents' den today, you would still find him sitting over in his corner, waiting for someone to listen to him talk and watch him draw his pictures.
His name?....
We just call him, 'TV.'

* *Note: This should be required reading for every household in America
!** He has a wife now....we call her  Computer.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Project Shofar

 "Why Project Shofar"

View video Watch Dayton video!  of Gary Cooperberg speaking in a synagogue in Dayton Ohio before a mixed group of Christians and Jews on a Sunday morning. He addresses the basic reasons why Jews should start thinking about coming home to Israel.

The American Jew is the most endangered species in our exile. Like the European Jew in the thirties, today's American Jew feels no desire to leave his home.

It seems more prudent to sit on the sidelines and just wait for the redemption to unfold. To do so, however, would be to shirk a vital responsibility. While nothing can stop the Zionist process, as it is a Divine one, our refusal to recognize it and work with it will bring forth much needless pain and suffering, G-d forbid. It is for the purpose of trying to prevent this awful consequence that Project Shofar has been established.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Charlton Heston

Political Correctness, what does it mean?

It means that telling us what to think has evolved into telling us what to say, so
telling us what to do can't be far behind.

Before you claim to be a champion of free thought, tell me:
Why did political correctness originate on American campuses?

And why do you continue to tolerate it?

Why do you, who're supposed to debate ideas, surrender to suppression?

Lets be honest - who thinks professors can say what they really believe?
It scares me to death, and should scare you too, that the superstition
of political correctness rules the halls of reason."

~ Charlton Heston ~

Monday, February 11, 2008

1 Peter 1:6-9

Not till the loom is silent

And the shuttles cease to fly,

Shall God unroll the canvas

And explain the reason why

The dark threads are as needful

In the weaver's skillful hand

As the threads of gold and silver

In the pattern He has planned ~~ Unknown 

“In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith--of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire--may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.

Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

 1 Peter 1:6-9

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Why The West Is Best!

By Ibn Warraq
City Journal | Friday, February 08, 2008
Last October, I participated in a debate in London, hosted by Intelligence Squared, to consider the motion, "We should not be reluctant to assert the superiority of Western values." Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan, among others, spoke against the motion; I spoke in favor, focusing on the vast disparities in freedom, human rights, and tolerance between Western and Islamic societies. Here, condensed somewhat, is the case that I made.
The great ideas of the West—rationalism, self-criticism, the disinterested search for truth, the separation of church and state, the rule of law and equality under the law, freedom of thought and expression, human rights, and liberal democracy—are superior to any others devised by humankind. It was the West that took steps to abolish slavery; the calls for abolition did not resonate even in Africa, where rival tribes sold black prisoners into slavery. The West has secured freedoms for women and racial and other minorities to an extent unimaginable 60 years ago. The West recognizes and defends the rights of the individual: we are free to think what we want, to read what we want, to practice our religion, to live lives of our choosing.
In short, the glory of the West, as philosopher Roger Scruton puts it, is that life here is an open book. Under Islam, the book is closed. In many non-Western countries, especially Islamic ones, citizens are not free to read what they wish. In Saudi Arabia, Muslims are not free to convert to Christianity, and Christians are not free to practice their faith—clear violations of Article 18 of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In contrast with the mind-numbing enforced certainties and rules of Islam, Western civilization offers what Bertrand Russell once called "liberating doubt," which encourages the methodological principle of scientific skepticism. Western politics, like science, proceeds through tentative steps of trial and error, open discussion, criticism, and self-correction.
One could characterize the difference between the West and the Rest as a difference in epistemological principles. The desire for knowledge, no matter where it leads, inherited from the Greeks, has led to an institution unequaled—or very rarely equaled—outside the West: the university. Along with research institutes and libraries, universities are, at least ideally, independent academies that enshrine these epistemological norms, where we can pursue truth in a spirit of disinterested inquiry, free from political pressures. In other words, behind the success of modern Western societies, with their science and technology and open institutions, lies a distinct way of looking at the world, interpreting it, and recognizing and rectifying problems.
The edifice of modern science and scientific method is one of Western man's greatest gifts to the world. The West has given us not only nearly every scientific discovery of the last 500 years—from electricity to computers—but also, thanks to its humanitarian impulses, the Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International. The West provides the bulk of aid to beleaguered Darfur; Islamic countries are conspicuous by their lack of assistance.
Moreover, other parts of the world recognize Western superiority. When other societies such as South Korea and Japan have adopted Western political principles, their citizens have flourished. It is to the West, not to Saudi Arabia or Iran, that millions of refugees from theocratic or other totalitarian regimes flee, seeking tolerance and political freedom. Nor would any Western politician be able to get away with the anti-Semitic remarks that former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad made in 2003. Our excusing Mahathir's diatribe indicates not only a double standard but also a tacit acknowledgment that we apply higher ethical standards to Western leaders.
A culture that gave the world the novel; the music of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert; and the paintings of Michelangelo, da Vinci, and Rembrandt does not need lessons from societies whose idea of heaven, peopled with female virgins, resembles a cosmic brothel. Nor does the West need lectures on the superior virtue of societies in which women are kept in subjection under sharia, endure genital mutilation, are stoned to death for alleged adultery, and are married off against their will at the age of nine; societies that deny the rights of supposedly lower castes; societies that execute homosexuals and apostates. The West has no use for sanctimonious homilies from societies that cannot provide clean drinking water or sewage systems, that make no provisions for the handicapped, and that leave 40 to 50 percent of their citizens illiterate.
As Ayatollah Khomeini once famously said, there are no jokes in Islam. The West is able to look at its foibles and laugh, to make fun of its fundamental principles: but there is no equivalent as yet to Monty Python's Life of Brian in Islam. Can we look forward, someday, to a Life of Mo? Probably not—one more small sign that Western values remain the best, and perhaps the only, means for all people, no matter of what race or creed, to reach their full potential and live in freedom.
Since 1998, Ibn Warraq has edited several books of Koranic criticism and on the origins of Islam, including Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out, Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism, and Which Koran?

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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

The Peoples State of The Union



This year the American people will supposedly choose a new president. But a growing number of Americans know that, through vote fraud in the form of electronic voting and electronic counting of paper ballots, the American people will not choose a new leader; that a new leader will be chosen for them through graft and corruption. Congress, well aware of this problem, has done nothing to stop the use of electronic voting machines or electronic vote counting machines, succumbing yet again to big money and special interests.

A Sifting, Shifting and Lifting is on its way

 River of Revival Ministries @

A Total Eclispe Of The Moon

It beings on February 7th with an annular solar eclipse. Then on February 20 a 'total lunar eclipse'. But first---The annular eclipse of the Sun will begin at 8:20 PST and would end at 9:31 PST.

An annular eclipse occurs when the Sun and Moon are exactly in line, but the apparent size of the Moon is smaller than that of the Sun. Hence the Sun appears as a very bright ring, or annulus, surrounding the outline of the Moon.

Because this is an "annular" event, I do not expect the full strength of earth changing events to occur. But this does not negate a noticeable spike in earthquake and volcanic activity should be noticed.

The annular eclipse of the Sun would be visible from a wide track that traverses Antarctica and southern regions of the Pacific Ocean, which includes southeastern Australia, all of New Zealand and most of Antarctica.

Solar Eclipse Map - CLICK HERE
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A Total Eclipse of the Moon

A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the night of Wednesday, February 20/21, 2008. The entire event is visible from South America and most of North America (on Feb. 20) as well as Western Europe, Africa, and western Asia (on Feb. 21).

During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon's disk can take on a dramatically colorful appearance from bright orange to blood red to dark brown and (rarely) very dark gray.

**Regarding this event; I would suggest it lends itself to produce moderate to severe earth changing events --- especially earthquakes.

An eclipse of the Moon can only take place at Full Moon, and only if the Moon passes through some portion of Earth's shadow. The shadow is actually composed of two cone-shaped parts, one nested inside the other. The outer shadow or penumbra is a zone where Earth blocks some (but not all) of the Sun's rays. In contrast, the inner shadow or umbra is a region where Earth blocks all direct sunlight from reaching the Moon.

If only part of the Moon passes through the umbra, a partial eclipse is seen. However, if the entire Moon passes through the umbral shadow, then a total eclipse of the Moon occurs. For more information on how, what, why, where and when of lunar eclipses, see the special web page lunar eclipses for beginners.

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Track Global Map - CLICK HERE
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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Walk With Me

Walk With Me
Rich Elliott

But the tongue can no man tame; [it is] an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
James 3:8

My holy people; no man can tame the tongue. Do you hear that? Do you really hear that? There are many things that people cannot tame, that people cannot take care of. Self improvement programs are vain attempts at doing the impossible. Merely cutting off bad fruit, instead of curing the problem.

Without Me, you can do nothing. Therefore, pursue Me. Pursue Me at this time of new beginnings. Pursue Me for the miraculous. Pursue Me for the impossible. For all things are possible, with Me.

Much training, much taming, of the tongue is needed. Pursue Me and you will find that there is a completely different way of praying. Pursue Me and you will find that there is a completely different way of relating. Pursue Me and you will find that there is a completely different way of living.

Only as you know My Heart and walk with Me through these things, can these things be done. In this new season , you will walk through many things. You will walk through open doors. You will walk up mountains. You will walk in purity. You will walk in miracles. You will walk in healings. You will walk through fire. You will walk in annointing. You will walk in a tamed tongue. Only as you know My Heart and walk with Me through these things, can these things be done.

Change your mind about what being My follower is all about. Are you pursuing Me or are you pursuing church activities? Are you pursuing Me or are you following another's plan and vision? Are you pursuing Me or are you living life on your own?

My Son sits in heaven right now, interceding for You. Do you know that He is intent on pursuing Me? Even when in heaven, sitted at My right hand, He is interceding constantly on your behalf. That is His job. That is His assignment. That is what He is doing. That will continue, until you, My holy people, will take what He has done for you, and begin to pursue Me. All the barriers are down. The veil is torn. You have full access to Me and the things of the Kingdom.

It's not through the preacher. It's not through the list of five-fold equipping gifts. It's not through the elders. It is through Me, and what My Son did for you, that you have these things. That you have the ability to pursue Me.

Come to Me. Not all the things you have been tought to do. Not all the people you have been told to work through and to be submitted to. Come to Me. Receive vision from Me. Receive anointing from Me. Receive activation from Me. Receive right behavior and right attitude from Me. Receive a tamed tongue and a broken heart from Me.

Once you come to Me, then the equipping gifts can help you. They can impart what they have in such a way to equip you to do what neither you, nor they, can accomplish. For it is Me, operating through the anointing, that does these things.

You may go to new places, meeting new people, receiving new assignments … that scare you. With Me, you will have the confidence you never had before. With Me, you will have the tongue you never had before. With Me, all things are possible.

Go up the mountains. Taking them for Me.

Go through the open doors. Discipling nations for the Kingdom.

Go home. Loving your family and raising up a new generation.

Go to work. Making a difference right where you are at.

With Me.

Psychological Hangover;Is America Finished?

Move With Me

Move with Me
Rich Elliott

They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. Mark 16:18

My holy people; these are not popular topics, but nevertheless, they demonstrate My power in the earth, working through My holy people. Casting out demons, reversing curses, and healings; each are very direct and very clear. Who is this "They"? You are! Do you cast out demons? Do you reverse curses? Do you heal by laying on your hands?

Has the religious spirit so robbed your worship that you do not know what real worship is all about anymore?

I tell you that you have need of pursuing Me. Pursue all of Me. Not just the parts you like. Not just the parts that you can put inside of a box of some kind. Pursue all of Me, in Spirit and in Truth. This is real worship. As you do this, you will find yourself in many situations where you will serve others. You are to be My Hands, My Mouth, My Feet, in a world that is full of people in need.

It is not about you. It is all about Me. I want to move through you in such a way that people know that I live. I want people to know that I still cast out demons. I want people to know that I still break curses. I want people to know that I still heal the sick. As you pursue Me and find Me, you not only find Me, but you also find a way to help many broken, hurting people. I desire to move through My Body. That's you. I'm knocking on the door. Will you answer?

There are many declaring and decreeing that the door that has been closed for many generations would be opened. I am knocking on that door. I desire to reveal Myself to a lost and dying world. Pursue Me and I will come in unexpected ways, to touch people in unexpected ways, leading them to the only true Way. My Son.

Seek My Face. Call upon My Name. Move with Me.

River of Revival Ministries @

Saturday, February 2, 2008

All European Life Died In Auschwitz

The following is a copy of an article written by Spanish writer Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez and published in a Spanish newspaper on 5-22-07. It doesn't take much imagination to extrapolate the message to the rest of Europe - and possibly to the rest of the world.

Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 14:30:20 -0500


By Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez

I walked down the street in Barcelona, and suddenly discovered a terrible truth - Europe died in Auschwitz  We killed six million Jews and replaced them with 20 million Muslims. In Auschwitz we burned a culture, thought, creativity, talent. We destroyed the chosen people, truly chosen, because they produced great and wonderful people who changed the world.

The contribution of this people is felt in all areas of life: science, art, international trade, and above all, as the conscience of the world. These are the people we burned.

And under the pretense of tolerance, and because we wanted to prove to ourselves that we were cured of the disease of racism, we opened our gates to 20 million Muslims, who brought us stupidity and ignorance, religious extremism and lack of tolerance, crime and poverty, due to an unwillingness to work and support their families with pride.

They have turned our beautiful Spanish cities into the third world, drowning in filth and crime.

Shut up in the apartments they receive free from the government, they plan the murder and destruction of their naive hosts.

And thus, in our misery, we have exchanged culture for fanatical hatred, creative skill for destructive skill, intelligence for backwardness and superstition.

We have exchanged the pursuit of peace of the Jews of Europe and their talent for hoping for a better future for their children, their determined clinging to life because life is holy, for those who pursue death, for people consumed by the desire for death for themselves and others, for our children and theirs.

What a terrible mistake was made by miserable Europe.

This is a translation of an article from a Spanish newspaper. Please send this article to as many people as possible, with a request to forward it on.

A lot of Americans have become so insulated from reality that they imagine America can suffer defeat without any inconvenience to themselves.

Absolutely No Profiling! Pause a moment, reflect back, and take the following multiple choice test.

These events are actual events from history. They really happened! Do you remember?

1. 1968 Bobby Kennedy was shot and killed by
a. Superman
b. Jay Leno
c. Harry Potter
d.. a Muslim male extremist between the ages of 17 and 40

2. In 1972 at the Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by
a. Olga Corbett
b. Sitting Bull
c. Arnold Schwarzenegger
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

3. In 1979, the US embassy in Iran was taken over by:
a. Lost Norwegians
b. Elvis
c. A tour bus full of 80-year-old women
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

4. During the 1980's a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon by:
a. John Dillinger
b. The King of Sweden
c. The Boy Scouts
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

5. In 1983, the US Marine barracks in Beirut was blown up by:
a. A pizza delivery boy
b. Pee Wee Herman
c. Geraldo Rivera
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

6. In 1985 the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70 year old American passenger was murdered and thrown overboard in his wheelchair by:
a. The Smurfs
b. Davey Jones
c. The Little Mermaid
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

7. In 1985 TWA flight 847 was hijacked at Athens, and a US Navy diver trying to rescue passengers was murdered by:
a. Captain Kidd
b. Charles Lindberg
c. Mother Teresa
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

8. In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed by:
a. Scooby Doo
b. The Tooth Fairy and The Sundance Kid
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

9. In 1993 the World Trade Center was bombed thefirst time by:
a. Richard Simmons
b. Grandma Moses
c. Michael Jordan
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

10. In 1998, the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by:
a. Mr. Rogers
b. Hillary Clinton, to distract attention from Wild Bill's women problems
c. The World Wrestling Federation
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

11. On 9/11/01, four airliners were hijacked; two were used as missiles to take out the World Trade Centers and of the remaining two, one crashed into the US Pentagon and the other was diverted and crashed by the passengers. Thousands of people were killed by:
a. Bugs Bunny, Wiley E. Coyote, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd
b. The Supreme Court of Florida
c. Mr. Bean
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

12. In 2002 the United States fought a war in Afghanistan against:
a. Enron
b. The Lutheran Church
c. The NFL
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

13. In 2002 reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered by:
a. Bonnie and Clyde
b. Captain Kangaroo
c. Billy Graham
d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

No, I really don't see a pattern here to justify profiling, do you? So, to ensure we Americans never offend anyone, particularly fanatics intent on killing us, airport security screeners will no longer be allowed to profile certain people. They must conduct random searches of 80-year-old women, little kids, airline pilots with proper identification, secret agents who are members of the President's security detail, 85-year old Congressmen with metal hips, and Medal of Honor winning and former Governor Joe Foss, but leave Muslim Males between the ages 17 and 40 alone lest they be guilty of profiling. Let's send this to as many people as we can so that the Gloria Aldreds and other dunder-headed attorneys along with Federal Justices that want to thwart common sense, feel ashamed of themselves -- if they have any such sense

As the writer of the award winning story "Forrest Gump" so aptly put it, "Stupid is as stupid does."

Come on people wake up!!! Keep this going. Our Country and our troops need our support.

P. S. And guess who bombed London ?

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