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Things Above

Colossians 3:2 says, “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things,” or, as the NET puts it, “Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth.” To set one’s mind on something is to choose to think about it, influencing one’s goals and guiding one’s course of action. The first part of the chapter is worth quoting in full to give the proper context:

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. You used to walk in these ways, in the life you once lived. But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator. Here there is no Gentile or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all.

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Colossians 3:1–17).

Colossians was written by the apostle Paul to the church in the city of Colossae. The culture of Colossae was thoroughly pagan and immoral, as it was in most of the Roman world—and as it is in much of the world today. The Christians in Colossae, however, could no longer take their cues from the world around them. They had to take direction from “above.” Although physically in the world, they were not to believe the same things that the culture around them did. They were not to behave according to the standards of the culture around them. That would be taking their cues from “below.”

Paul describes the “below” culture in a number of words and concepts: anger, rage, malice, slander, filthy language, lying. The “above” culture, in contrast, is characterized by compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, forgiveness, peace, singing, worship, and gratitude.

How are we to cultivate the values that are from above while living below? It takes a concentrated effort. We must “set our minds” to it. We are inundated with messages that promote the “below” behavior. If we listen to the radio, overhear conversations at work, read billboards, watch the news, read the newspaper, flip through a magazine at the doctor’s office, watch TV programs or movies, etc., we will be constantly directed to embrace values that are clearly from below. Even if the messages we receive are not overtly immoral, the perspective is one that excludes God and prioritizes things as though life on earth is all that matters—our happiness and fulfillment (the “right” to be happy) are top priority. If we want to be directed “from above,” we must make an effort to counteract the messages that are omnipresent in our culture. To set our minds on things above, we must read and meditate on Scripture, attend church, listen to uplifting music, and read things that turn our hearts toward God. This is a recurring theme in Scripture:

Romans 12:2: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”

Matthew 6:19–20, 33: “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven. . . . Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

1 Timothy 6:17: “Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.”

Following his contrast of things below and things above in Colossians 3, Paul goes on to give a list of standards for Christian behavior that make absolutely no sense in today’s culture. Everything about the individualist, self-centered priorities that have high value today run counter to the type of restraint and sacrifice that Paul enjoins in verses 18–22:

“Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to curry their favor, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord.”

The only way that a person can live according to the above dictates is if he or she is taking directions from somewhere other than the secular culture. Thinking on “things above” (the truths of God’s Word) not only guides us in what we should do but gives the reasons we should do it (grace, our position in Christ, our eternal reward, etc.). As we believe the truth “from above” more than the lies “from below,” we will start to act like creatures born from above, who have been raised with Christ (Colossians 3:1) and seated with Him at the right hand of the Father (Ephesians 2:6).

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cthulhu

A beautiful and timely reminder.

TheseTruths

Catturd: “What day does the midterm variant start?”

TakeBackOurRepublic

The announcement (a week or so ago) of the first man in a Colorado hospital diagnosed with the H5N1 avian jump to human coupled with news reports of the killing of thousands of chickens and turkeys supposedly infected and Wah-La! we have the next midterm variant.

kalbokalbs

Sometime after Labor Day.

TheseTruths

2000 Mules was amazing. It did ignite feelings of impotent rage, but True the Vote is still on the case. Many of the questions people asked afterward were about what we can do. Check https://www.truethevote.org for ideas. One thing they are launching is the IV3 project, which is a grassroots effort to clean up voter rolls: https://www.iv3.us

Some might look askance because there are three vertical lines in the logo, but I doubt there’s anything nefarious about it.

We have to keep the pressure on to reverse the voting abnormalities that have been allowed and walk them back. We have to spread the word, share this film, and put pressure on legislators to take action. We have to let them know that we know and that we are not going to let the issue rest.

The mules got their ballots and funding from nonprofit organizations, and many of the mules would go to a headquarters to get their ballots. One attendee at the screening wanted the names of all those nonprofits and anyone else involved to be published. I think Gregg Phillips said that will happen. If I understood correctly, I think he said every bit of data they collected will be made public — and that is petabytes of data.

Linda

The problem with making things public, is that they aren’t really “public” until the MSM covers them. For a big slice of the population, they will never see it. Maybe we need to start a tsunami of lawfare across the country.

TheseTruths

Yes, making it public is on us.

Elize

We told everyone we know about it and not one of them was aware of it showing last night,

Twitter is definitely seeing comments atm.

But yes, it’s on we patriots to get the word out. God helps those who help themselves!

Elize
Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Good to see you!

Elize

Thank you. I still read daily, I just also rarely talk. 🙂

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

My wife wants the DVD!

Elize

I pray everyone watches it and tells others about it. Unfortunately, too many don’t realize how truly corrupt our government/society has become.

Gingersmom2009

We paid to watch, and will be buying the DVD.

Barb Meier

Boom… here we go: “NOTE TO STACEY ABRAMS – FIND A GOOD LAWYER: True the Vote Announces They Are Releasing Addresses of ALL Ballot Trafficking Stash Houses” by Jim Hoft: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/05/note-stacey-abrams-find-good-lawyer-true-vote-announces-releasing-addresses-ballot-trafficking-stash-houses/

TheseTruths

Trump was at the Kentucky derby today. Crowd was definitely #UltraMAGA

TheseTruths

Today’s Derby. So many horses in the race! There was a great ending. If you don’t want to watch it all, start about halfway through.

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cthulhu

Not mules. Not 2000 of ’em.

TheseTruths

Not at all. There was a critical move at about 1:52.

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TheseTruths

***Spoiler Alert***
The winning horse, Rich Strike, was in 20th post position, wearing the number 21. You can see him move all the way across the track to get nearer to the inside. The horse seems lost in the pack until the final stretch. At about 1:50 or so, the horse is making its way along the inside rail but another horse is in his way, and he has to go around that horse. And with all those obstacles, he still came from behind to win the race. An amazing job by horse and jockey alike. The odds for Rich Strike were 80-1, the second-longest shot to win the Kentucky Derby.

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TheseTruths

NBC Sports: The overhead view makes Rich Strike’s comeback for the upset @KentuckyDerby win look even more incredible.”

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

OMG, that is AMAZING!!! CLASSIC!

TheseTruths

Rich Strike was not supposed to run but got a slot at the last minute when another horse scratched. It’s one of those races you can watch over and over — as you say, classic!

Barb Meier

Thank you for sharing these wonderful videos. 😍

TheseTruths

YW! I was amazed at what I was finding out about the race. It is one that people will talk about for a long time.

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kalbokalbs

Great videos. Overhead view was amazing to watch.

Barb Meier

Every time I watch or listen to a horse race, I get tears in my eyes. It is the inspiration of determined horses and riders striving to excel.

Aubergine

A good horse is a beautiful thing. I don’t ride, not since I was young, but I love them.

TheseTruths

Yes, I find them inspiring too. 🐎

singingsoul1

What is Don Juniors girlfriend doing ? How tacky 😱

Aubergine

You mean the hat? That’s a Derby thing. Hers is tame.

https://retrojordan.com/kentucky-derby-fashion-pictures-hats-from-churchill-downs.html

singingsoul1

Not that I love the theatrics and dress up for the day 🙂
No Trump was greeting people and it was on a big screen she pushed her way next to him and the person he was speaking too.
It is on the video where people cheered for Trump.

Aubergine

Oh, I get it. I’ll watch again.

TheseTruths

TO6760

@Kash [Patel] explains the key motion that Durham recently won in his case against Sussman.

Durham has been pushing for the judge to review 1,400 documents that the conspirators have been withholding from the court. The judge has now ruled that he (himself) is going to look at all the documents.

It’s interesting because not even Durham has seen the documents. Kash implies that the documents likely destroy [their] narrative and won’t end well for them.

“Watch out. This could get pretty heated.”

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Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Good.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Thanks, Carl! This is one I have real trouble with. I need all the prodding I can get, and then some.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

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Peggy P Mills
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Great conversation in the comment section. Personally yes I think that Georgia Guidestones should be bulldozed for what they have on them. The words that are on there are treasonous to our country.

Lauren Witzke
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Christians everywhere are boldly rising up and taking a stand against the Luciferian Regime that has had a stronghold over America.

End abortion, destroy Satanism, and demolish the Georgia Guidestones.

http://KandissTaylor.com/ExecutiveOrder10

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cthulhu

My understanding is that there is Moya, the mom, who plays with all the uncles, and there is Maire (Moya) and Enya, who are the nieces.

But I could be wrong.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clannad

cthulhu

I’ve been doing stuff on Lake Tanganyikan rock fish, and open-water fish, but I didn’t want you to think that nothing was happening on sand —

cthulhu

Just as a break, we’ll be visiting a Tanganyikan fishroom —

Mind you, Pam Chin of Chin’s Fins (who I’ve already featured in videos taken in the lake), has an entire “fish house” on their property.

Dora

Happy Mothers’ Day!

Barb Meier

Wow, I never knew one could do this. Great video, thanks Dora and happy Mother’s Day to you too!

RDS

Yours Truly assumes that when visible roots are detected, the cuttings are transplanted to pots with soil and additives. And if it’s winter, the pots are kept inside, kept watered, etc., until spring arrives. Does that sound reasonable?

eilert

TO6766  
Lara Logan / @laralogan 05/08/2022 00:54:14
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Remember their names: These are the 50+ former “intelligence” officials who colluded to interfere in the 2020 election by signing a letter saying that Hunter’s laptop was a Russian plot:
James Clapper
Michael Hayden
Leon Panetta
John Brennan
Marc Polymeropoulos
John Sipher
John McLaughlin
Michael Morell
Doug Wise
Nick Rasmussen
Russ Travers 
Andy Liepman
John Moseman
Larry Pfeiffer
Jeremy Bash
Rodney Snyder
Glenn Gerstell
David Buckley
Nada Bakos
Patty Brandmaier 
James Bruce
David Cariens
Jan

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

These people should never hold another government job again.

pgroup2

They shouldn’t be able to walk the streets …

Dora

Arrest Them All!

eilert

It is actually a felony to picket in front of the home of a judge:

FBI and Democrat Leaders Ignore Leftist Hooligans Protesting Outside Homes of Conservative SCOTUS Justices — A Criminal Act with Up to 1 Year in Prison (thegatewaypundit.com)

Pro-abortion protesters gathered outside of Justice Kavanaugh’s home in the Washington DC area on Saturday.

The protesters were chanting, “No Uterus, No opinion!”

Suddenly, the Democrat party can define what a woman is.

The protests in front of Kavanaugh’s home were organized BY HIS NEIGHBOR – a radical teacher named Lacie Wooten-Holway.

…..

Aubergine

This whole “leak” debacle may actually rid us not only of federal abortion law, but the notion that “anyone” can get pregnant and bear children.

Almost any amount of protest around Justices homes would be worth that.

And I do think these people need to go to prison.

Deplorable Patriot

I saw something this morning that claims the “leak” was a ploy to justify military protection for the justices. They’ve got a bigger bomb coming.

Aubergine

If it’s bigger than Roe v. Wade, I can’t even IMAGINE what that would be.

cthulhu

The Fraudulent Election of 2020 would be about the right size.

Rf121

Too bad there is no case for them to rule on.

kalbokalbs

Too bad courts denied cases because of, no standing, (before the election) no one was harmed, (after the election) should have filed before the election.

Courts ARE corrupt.

I suppose we’ll get lucky, finding a judge interested in Justice.

Brave and Free

^^This^^

phoenixrising

Yes… ol’ brain trying to recall…

Something about Justice Thomas bringing it!

Aubergine

Even that would not be as big as Roe, to me.

mollypitcher5

Illegal…hmmm it appears that the SCOTUS members who are being protested aren’t calling for arrests or dispersal so…theater again.

IF I was one of the antifa goons..my position would be as far away from the street as possible. It’s only a matter of time before a MKUltra’d patsy will mow some down…in the name of MAGA.

pgroup2

Immoral filth, the lot of ’em.  😡 

GrammyInD

Their chants of “You don’t care if people die” while protesting FOR abortion is the stupidest thing I have ever heard. Hard to fathom it.

eilert

This clearly OBAMA’s hand in here. It gives sovereignty to the WHO i.e The One World Government’

https://2ndsmartestguyintheworld.substack.com/p/biden-handing-over-us-sovereignty?

Biden Handing Over U.S. Sovereignty to WHO (substack.com)

Please take seriously the severity of this existential threat to everything free people hold dear. Do everything in your power to pass this report on to others and to find ways to communicate with and to influence people to stop empowering WHO to take over our national sovereignty and freedom. 

On May 22-28, 2022, ultimate control over America’s healthcare system, and hence its national sovereignty, will be delivered for a vote to the World Health Organization’s governing legislative body, the World Health Assembly (WHA).

This threat is contained in new amendments to WHO’s International Health Regulations, proposed by the Biden administration, that are scheduled as “Provisional agenda item 16.2” at the upcoming conference on May 22-28, 2022.1

These amendments will empower WHO’s Director-General to declare health emergencies or crises in any nation and to do so unilaterally and against the opposition of the target nation. The Director-General will be able to declare these health crises based merely on his personal opinion or consideration that there is a potential or possible threat to other nations. 

If passed, the Biden Administration’s proposed amendments will, by their very existence and their intention, drastically compromise the independence and the sovereignty of the United States. The same threat looms over all the U.N.’s 193 member nations, all of whom belong to WHO and represent 99.44% of the world population.2

These regulations are a “binding instrument of international law entered into force on 15 June 2007.”3 U.N. members states can be required by law to obey or acquiesce to them.

How It Became Official 

On January 18, 2022, with no public awareness, officials from the Biden Administration sent the World Health Organization these extensive amendments to strengthen WHO’s ability to unilaterally intervene into the affairs of nations merely suspected of having a “health emergency” of possible concern to other nations.4 The U.S. amendments cross out a critical existing restriction in the regulations: “WHO shall consult with and attempt to obtain verification from the State Party in whose territory the event is allegedly occurring…”5 By eliminating that, and other clauses (see below), all the shackles will be removed from the Director-General of WHO, enabling him to declare health emergencies at will. 

The amendments would give WHO the right to take important steps to collaborate with other nations and other organizations worldwide to deal with any nation’s alleged health crisis, even against its stated wishes. The power to declare health emergencies is a potential tool to shame, intimidate, and dominate nations. It can be used to justify ostracism and economic or financial actions against the targeted nation by other nations aligned with WHO or who wish to harm and control the accused nation.

Although sponsored by an American administration, WHO’s most significant use of this arbitrary authority to declare national emergencies will be used against the United States if our government ever again dares to take anti-globalist stands as it did under the Trump administration. 

How Much Time Do We Have to Stop the Amendments? 

The contents of the proposed amendments were not made public until April 12, 2022,6 leaving little time to protest before the scheduled vote. As noted, the amendments are scheduled and almost certainly will be enacted May 22-28, 2022. 

The existing WHO regulations then provide for an 18-month grace period during which a nation may withdraw its “yes” vote for amendments, but the current proposed amendments would reduce that opportunity to six months. If the U.S.-sponsored amendments are passed, a majority of the nations could, in the next six months, change their individual votes and reverse the approval. But this is a much more difficult proposition than stopping the whole process now. 

We must act now to prevent the passage of the amendments, including putting sufficient pressure on the United States to withdraw them from consideration. If that fails, and the amendments are approved at the May meeting of the WHO governing body, we must then make the effort to influence a majority of the nations to change their votes to “no.” 

Without Organized Resistance, the Amendments Will Definitely Pass

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kalbokalbs

The entire UN WHO is going to DICTATE health policy in the US WILL GALVANIZE, ULTRA MAGA. America First ranks will swell.

Imagine, D-Rats running for reelection, supporting UN WHO dictating health policy in the US.

The UN, WHO will get a massive, Go Fuck Yourselves, from American’s.

Have not listened to BiteMe, Walensky, FauXi or Sisolak’s mandates.

The UN WHO, does NOT even register, on my Give A Shit list.

mollypitcher5

lol at “Give A Shit List” !! Good one

RDS

Well, isn’t it ** interesting ** that the SIX MONTH reduced period for the U.S. to withdraw from the WHO takeover JUST HAPPENS to “coincide” with the UPCOMING ELECTIONS in the U.S. Clearly, “President Biden’s” handlers do NOT want a conservative Congress to try and overturn the WHO takeover.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Democrats are communists, and communists are evil.

eilert

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Weather this is going to happen depends on many factors including pressure from MAGA:
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eilert

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Apparently #FoxNews lawyers won’t allow them to cover #2000MulesMovie. So what will True the Vote do? Pull the rip cord and publish ALL their data for the public to see. Watch 2000 Mules. #2000Mules

[video src="https://media.gab.com/system/media_attachments/files/106/052/203/original/835392e357f29573.mp4" /]

para59r

Great opportunity to stand up some local citizen grand juries… let the prosecutions begin!

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Amen. This QAnon bullshit about arrests is bullshit. The Bidenazi military was squarely behind the steal, right along with the RINOs. Patriots are too weak by themselves. The only arrests will be by We The People, from the ground up.

Deplorable Patriot

Hold your horses, there, boss. If what I saw this morning is accurate, the correction is coming sooner than you might think, and from a place few here will accept until it really happens.

kalbokalbs

Well, so long as it is legal, I’ll accept the “correction”. Seriously. Wondering, is there a timeline forecast for the correct? Something more finite than, sooner than you might think. Tangible? Link(s)?

Just not signing on for the movie, script, alternate president in charge, endless “hopia” type chatter that to this day, has NOT delivered.

Are there good things happening? Sure. Nothing has reversed or corrected the stolen election. Precious LITTLE to ensure the next election is NOT stolen.

But I am all ears, for good news.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

I’m in “show me” mode! 😀

Brave and Free

And then that will be meet with “Domestic Terrorist” tried this or that by the DS and the military will step in to prevent it.
Fun times

Chris

And here is another ! on Bitchute

I think everyone should first watch this,then pass it around, after watching it
put it on re- play and go do some chores.. get he view count up.
Sign up to the Dinesh website.
If this vid get’s a gazillion views in a week, TPTB will not be able to ignore it.
In this Hybrid info war we are engaged in, they will not be able to manipulate the view count.. because it comes from OUR site,..IOW..we know the ‘real’ count.
It will then become be a **WE KNOW YOU KNOW that WE KNOW, YOU KNOW** situation. .. simply a info numbers game. They cannot deny the view count !
Make it shatter all records, so it stands alone as a record breaker.
Watch it. just do it.  😃  Put it on play and go mow the lawn, or any other task that takes an hour and 1/2.  😃 

TradeBait2

Happy Mother’s Day to all our blessed mothers on here today.

From Mamaw – for those who are missing their moms today.

Our Mother

Somewhere, along our journey,
Just as the sun went down,
She wandered far away from us,
Her like, we’ve never found.

Though we tried hard to keep in sight
Somewhere, along the way,
She gently slipped away from us,
And still, she’s gone today.

And yet, if we will only follow
In her footsteps, true,
I know that we shall one day find
When life begins, anew.

That Mother will be waiting,
If by her precepts, we are led,
We’ll find our dear sweet Mother
Got just a few short steps ahead.

If your mom is still living, spend some time with her today and everyday you can.

Aubergine

I miss the woman who raised me so much. She wasn’t my mother, but she was my Mom.

Thanks for everything, Nanny. Can’t wait to see you again.

And thank YOU, TB, for sharing your Mamaw with us.

TradeBait2

Always – Aubergine. You inspired me to bring her here. Glad you had a Mom and she mattered so much in your life. The reunion awaits.

Aubergine

🙂

singingsoul1

She did a good job 🙂 Special Nanny raised a special woman 🙂

Aubergine

She would be glad you think so! 🙂

singingsoul1

I am sure she would if she saw you how you turned out 🙂 You are a very good person 🙂

Aubergine

She watches me every day.

When I was about 13, I painted a portrait of her. It’s actually a good likeness, but in a very untrained, “folk art” style. When my parents cleaned out their attic to move, they found it and sent it to me. It hangs on my kitchen wall. I talk to her while I cook. 🙂

singingsoul1

I love folk art paintings. 🙂 What a wonderful gift
that it was send back to you 🙂
Yes talking helps specially to people we love.

Aubergine

And thank you, singing, for thinking I am a good person. I try hard to be. Sometimes I win, sometimes I fail.

singingsoul1

My instinct says to win more than failing 🙂

Aubergine

🙂

singingsoul1

🙂

RDS

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My mother passed away just as the sun was starting to set on 13 May 1992. My father, my sister, and I were holding her hands in the ICU and telling her we loved her.

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TradeBait2

How wonderful in that rough situation, RDS. She exited with love and the reunion will are so sweet. Thanks of sharing.

singingsoul1

Sweet 🙂
Thank you for sharing

TradeBait2

Amen, Bakocarl. Thank you for this affirming message. Be blessed.

TradeBait2

https://rumble.com/vwz3n6-anne-wilson-sunday-sermons-official-music-video.html

This little Kentucky gal has blessed us beyond measure. Only 20 years old and taking the music world by storm with many songs having an unapologetic Christian message to a secular world.

duchess01

Verse of the Day for Sunday, May 8, 2022

“I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.” 

Psalms 118:17 (KJV)

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Thank You, Jesus, for blessings received and prayers answered!!!

duchess01

BE MY VOICE

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BABY LIVES MATTER

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duchess01

PRAYING ON THE ARMOR OF GOD

Father God, I now follow your command to put on the full armor of God, because my battle is not against flesh and blood but against rulers, authorities, the powers of this dark world and against spiritual forces of evil in the unseen world.

I first pray on the Belt of Truth that it may be buckled around my waist, may I be centered and encircled by your truth dear Lord. Hem me inside all that is true and right, and may I be protected and held up by the truth of your living word, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Breastplate of righteousness, please protect my vital organs and my inner man, cover my integrity, my spirit, and my soul. Guard my heart for it is the wellspring of life, please strengthen and guard the most vulnerable places in my life with that which is right, good, and noble that I might not receive a fatal blow from the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Gospel Shoes of Peace. I choose to stand in the shoes of your good news, and on the firm foundation of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the solid eternal rock. All other ground is sinking sand, I pray that I will not slip or fall, but that my feet would be firmly fitted on your lordship, my Lord Jesus. I choose to stand on you, so that the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus, the eternal Rock of Ages. I receive your holy peace now my Lord, from the sole of my feet to the crown of my head, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray the Shield of Faith into my hand now. As I take up the shield of faith, I ask that you might extinguish every dart and arrow, that is launched from the enemy to take me down spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, and every attempt of the enemy to destroy my joy. I ask that my faith in you would make it flame out. Extinguish every flaming arrow that would come against me, my life, my family, my home, or my ministry. May my faith always be out in front of me like a shield. Give me the courage to “faith my fears” by choosing to walk by faith and not by sight, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Helmet of Salvation, that you might protect my mind from the thoughts that can lead me astray. I choose to take every thought captive, and arrest all intentioned ideas and motives that would harm others, or distract me from your holy will for me. I submit every captured thought to the Lordship of my Lord Jesus Christ, and ask that you would imprison those thoughts that are not of you my Lord. Transform my mind and renew my thinking that I may think God thoughts, and have a sober mind that is focused on your glory. Please protect me from being double minded that I may allow my mind, I reject to live an earthly life, because I choose to live a holy one, governed by you My Lord Jesus, the prince of peace, please have my mind to be saturated with the holy mind of Christ, in my Lord Jesus name.

Finally, I take up the Sword of the Spirit which is the holy word of God, I pray this powerful offensive weapon into my hand, and ask that your holy word would be fitting for every encounter I face. As the enemy gets close to me, please give me the insight, wisdom, and skill to wield the word of God to drive away the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

May the enemy and his team flee from me, upon hearing the word of God spoken by the power and direction of the Holy Spirit. Give me the sword of the spirit to cut through the wiles of the devil, so that I may discern the schemes of the enemy when he is near.

With all kinds of prayers, supplication, and intercession I pray to you my Lord God as the one who fights my battles. Now that I’m in your holy powerful armor, I walk away covered and ready to face my day as you go before me, and please protect me in the midst of the spiritual warfare in this unseen world, in my Lord Jesus name.

Thank you my Lord, for the spiritual weapons of armor and prayer that you have given me. It is written no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and you will refute every tongue that accuses me. 

Thank you Father God, my Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit, that I am more than a conqueror in my Lord Jesus. I pray all of this in the mighty name of my Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.

AMEN.

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duchess01

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Barb Meier

Happy Mother’s Day, dutchess! Thank you for bringing us prayers and reminders of how precious all our babies: born and preborn are.

singingsoul1

Amen

RAC

I feel sure they’ve got something in that bunker they don’t want exposed to the light of day.
Hope Putin stands fast against the UN and the sham propaganda they’ll be bleating out.
They lost all they have to do is come out with their hands up and be thankful they’re still alive.
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“Deputy commander of the Azov regiment says they have a lot of wounded soldiers, begs them to evacuate – Reuters”

https://t.me/intelslava/28236
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“Deputy commander of Azov regiment says he will keep fighting – Reuters”

https://t.me/intelslava/28237

barkerjim

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wowohwow1528

This should be on billboard’s across the country ….

wowohwow1528

Break the chains ⛓ of indoctrination ..

eilert

If only!!
But we can dream, do we?

Imagine California Turning Itself Red: A Political Satire Highlighting More “Red State” Idiocy

Topic: Elections

Capt. Seth Keshel

           I can’t believe my own lying eyes, but California is in process of legally turning itself into a Republican state. As people can scarcely imagine a path to Republican victory without Texas, none can envision a Democrat electoral victory without the Golden State, especially now that so many of the working-class states are in play for America First Republicans if only elections were run according to the law.

           Legislators in California have recently rammed through strict Voter ID requirements, approved a massive statewide canvassing effort with the intent of striking millions of fraudulent registrations from the rolls, banned ballot harvesting after the release of 2000 Mules, and are even considering banning mail ballots altogether. Gavin Newsom appears to be amid a Saul-to-Paul conversion, having seen the error of his ways and seeking to restore the state to some degree of sanity as living conditions become more unbearable. 

kalbokalbs

/s

wowohwow1528

/s? …. Nuts, …. I knew it sounded too good to be true … ☹️

eilert

TT43  
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Happy Mother’s Day to all, including Racist, Vicious, Highly Partisan, Politically Motivated, and Very Unfair Radical Left Democrat Judges, Prosecutors, District Attorneys, and Attorney Generals, who campaign unrelentingly against you without knowing a thing, and endlessly promise to take you down. After years of persecution, even the Fake News says there is no case or, at best, it would be very hard to bring. Someday soon they will start fighting RECORD SETTING Violent Crime. I love you all!

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

WE LOVE YOU!!!

eilert

Also from RealFLOTUS:

TO6796  

comment image Melania Trump / @MelaniaTrump 05/08/2022 11:43:02
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#HappyMothersDay to all the moms, foster moms, and caregivers who love, nurture, and support the children in their lives.

mollypitcher5

The great Reset/Replace…

kalbokalbs

BiteMe’s vision for Build Back Better…

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THIS explains BiteMe’s performance…

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ht Malone.

gil00

Both of those are great.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Just a quick note to all.

Cyberattacks doubled after release of yesterday’s post linking WEF to the Biden Center money laundering operation via Ambassador Gutmann, and Big Sis / DHS to the Twitter shutdown of Patrick Howley.

I have increased countermeasures accordingly.

If anybody gets locked out, you can always use PRIVATE-MESSAGE-TO-WOLF (using underscores instead of hyphens) to contact me, and I’ll get you in. Also post on the U Tree if that seems easier.

TheseTruths

Over the target!

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Exactly what I’m thinking.They were declining – and immediately broke prior levels.

gil00

Its interesting always that despite a small number of posts you generate that kind of response. Very pertinent info!

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Free people speculating in the right direction is something the Mayorkas-level commies really, really want to control. And they use reflexive, unthinking, go-alonger mentalities like Big Sis to do it.

Aubergine

If it’s a mutant adenovirus causing hepatitis in children, when you hit them with that, look out!

If that is true, and parents find out, it will get real very fast.

People who took the J&J shot (I know a few) will be instant PARIAHS, along the lines of lepers in the Middle Ages.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

This tech had risks that were massively overlooked. I think it’s 100% intentional. I think “progressive capitalism” and “progressive finance”, under the cover of the”progressive socialism” they create, fund and control (synthesis = progressive globalism), want a kind of “Blade Runner” technological free-for-all future. That is then how they control and modify humanity. That is how boardroom snakes took over bioethics and turned it on its head.

This is why they control elections. They take no chances.

Aubergine

I think God will have the final word, and they won’t like what He has to say. IMHO.

Valerie Curren

Amen!

kalbokalbs

Would be nice if Musk, TW about TW censoring #2000 Mules.

GWP

HUGE UPDATE: Tech Giants Are Censoring, Blacklisting and Banning Posts on the “2000 Mules” Ballot Trafficking Documentary Across Social Media Platforms
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/05/huge-update-tech-giants-censoring-blacklisting-banning-posts-2000-mules-ballot-trafficking-documentary-across-social-media-platforms/

wowohwow1528

Hot potato 🥔 … 🔥🔥🔥⚡️

Chris

 😃 

kalbokalbs

Thanks.

kalbokalbs

Israel doing its part to prop up Covidiocy… (yawn)

BB

Coronavirus: Israeli Scientists Warn of Delta Comeback in Summer
https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2022/05/08/coronavirus-israeli-scientists-warn-of-delta-comeback-in-summer/

wowohwow1528

Now you know why they wandered for 40 years before God brought them to the land He promised them …

Itswoot

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TradeBait2

It is truly amazing what they “believe”. In a few respects it proves Darwin’s explanation of natural selection theory. They are believing themselves into slavery and potential extinction.

cthulhu

Karl’s got a new one up —

https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=245804

Interesting take on devolving abortion to the states.

Short version — what if states that have more traditional views get a commercial advantage?

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wowohwow1528

Posted by an absolutely AWESOME MUM, … God bless you giloo .. and your loved ones abundantly sweetie .. 🙂🤚❤️😎👍❤️🌹🥀🌹🥀🌹🥀🌹🌷🌸🌺🌷🌸🌺🥀🌹

wowohwow1528

Que to 1:08 for these gist of it … food, glorious food ..

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kalbokalbs

More…?

gil00

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wowohwow1528

… 🤗😎👍‼️❤️ .. 😉

gil00

Ty. 😊 To you too.

wowohwow1528

.. 🤗❤️ …

The desert table is ‘da bestest …. and as a mater of course no calories are absorbed, or packed on when it’s Mother’s Day .. 😬

wowohwow1528

.. matter …

I hate Siri .. ☹️

gil00

Aubergine

This is why the Demoncrats have to lie and deceive, because when people find out what they are doing, they are ousted and sidelined.

GOOD!

gil00

I hope its an ever increasing steamroll.

para59r

This was a strange election. Election day was Saturday. Voter turn out appeared extremely low, less than 1.3 million turn out out of 17 million registered voters / 21 million eligible voters. Main reason to vote was Propositions on Property Tax (Texas gets vast bulk of taxes from property tax.) Both Props passed in the 85% range. Prop 1- 65 and older protected from future increases (school only, but that is the bulk of anyone’s tax. Only takes on in family to qualify the property for the freeze) Prop 2 a modest give back by raising the Homestead tax exemption on school tax from 25,000 to 40,000.

What I noticed most strange is that every politician in Texas runs on lowering property taxes, yet I heard no politician voices urging turn out for this election. Okay, maybe silence is golden, but still seems strange. Off date, confusing write up for props, and silent politicians has me wondering.

gil00

Sounds like CA “republican ” strategy. Careful there!

Chris

WIN !

gil00

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

LMAO!!!

gil00

wowohwow1528

She’s nukin futz … sigh 😞🤚😣 …

mollypitcher5

that’s the truth !

wowohwow1528

😉👍❤️🌺

Aubergine

This woman is an absolute fucking idiot.

Sorry for the language, but she is, without doubt. Her delusions have delusions.

gil00

I always think when obummer endorsed her out of nowhere how much of an idiot she was then. Its not like shes changed, she just now part of the permanent grifter club. Just like aoc.

singingsoul1

Happy Mothers Day to all women
Happy Mother Day to women who are cat owners and dog owners.
Our pet kids never grow up and leave home . We are moms to them a life time 🙂

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wowohwow1528

Amen, nice put singing 🎶 … Happy Mother’s Day to you and God bless you 🙂🌹❤️

wowohwow1528

.. and … 😜

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wowohwow1528

Never mess with babushka wearing creatures/humans great and small

wowohwow1528

… 😮 … here’s a great babushka woman ..

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wowohwow1528

This one is better ..

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singingsoul1

😂

singingsoul1

Ohhhhhh what a sharp looking dog 😍
Are they your pets-children ? 🙂

wowohwow1528

Oh no, … 😔 … I love dogs but dh doesn’t care for them. On my daily walks I get to interact with other walkers and their dogs, I love it.

Just for fun I’d like to own a Maine coon cat and a Yorkshire terrier, the difference in size would be amusing but maybe not so much for the large cat and small dog, lol 😜❤️

singingsoul1

My Woodford plays chase with my Russian blue cat. She is big and would bead the crap out of him if he ever did catch her. Of course he does not really try he has the puppy scratches on his nose she inflicted on him. They are like the road runner 🙂

singingsoul1

Happy Mothers day to you ! Blessings to you 😀
Love the cat sooooo cute 😍

wowohwow1528

😍🤚❤️

singingsoul1

Thank you 🙂

wowohwow1528

… ⬇️ ..

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phoenixrising

and to you SingingSoul… hope your day was wonderful 😉

singingsoul1

Yes it was. We spend 4 days in Pleasant Hill KY Shaker village. Was so nice to see so many familiar faces who survived covid. Most older non in Hospitals.
Met people from California to New England and Minnesota all were happy no mask .
They all behaved like little kids let out into the playground.
The people of this country are well and are survivors. People want to see smiles they want to see the whole faces.
The get away was good for the soul.

The one funny event was there is a white Turkey who walks with groups of people. He loves to be petted . They cannot keep him in his pen. He loves people. He will never find his way onto a Thanksgiving table 🙂 I hear he has been adopted by one of the gardeners and will go home with her to live the rest of his life as her pet.

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phoenixrising

oh such a lovely story about the turkey! Yes, people are happy to be free of the masks…

singingsoul1

🙂

phoenixrising

Comment from MoA… has anyone seen anything about this in MSM?

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One wonders why Biden sent his wife to Ukraine, I doubt it was to talk about hair styles and haute couture.

“US first lady Jill Biden has paid an unannounced visit to Ukraine as part of her trip to Europe, according to a pool report.

Her motorcade crossed the Slovak-Ukrainian border at 14:41 Slovak time (15:41 Moscow time) on Sunday. During her slightly less than two-hour stay in Ukraine, she met with Ukraine’s first lady Elena Zelenskaya, who has not been seen in public since the beginning of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine on February 24.

The two first ladies had a closed-door meeting, which lasted for about one hour. After that, Jill Biden returned back to Slovakia.”

Deplorable Patriot

MSM, no, But I have seen other references to it.

wowohwow1528

Picking up the money 💵💰💵💴💶💷💸💸💸💸💸💸💸

wowohwow1528

LOL … she’s a bag-man …. Bwahahahahaha bwahahahahaha bwahahahahaha

wow … sleeze louise

pgroup2

Bag broad … or bag bitch … or …

wowohwow1528

a.) all of the above .. 😃👍‼️

kalbokalbs

BiteMe’s Bag Bitch.

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wowohwow1528

Yup that work .. 😂👍😬

cthulhu

Oh! there once was a bag-man, camped out in the White House,
Under the shade of a Coolabah tree;
And she sang as she looked at her schemes a-boiling,
“Who’ll come a-schmoozing Zelenskyy with me?”

Who’ll come a-schmoozing Zelenskyy, my ‘partners’,
Who’ll come a-schmoozing Zelenskyy with me?
Schmoozing Zelenskyy and carrying a money-bag —
Who’ll come a-schmoozing Zelenskyy with me?

Deplorable Patriot

One source says the whole lot of them are trying to get asylum in Ukraine, which is being dismantled.

wowohwow1528

It’s Mother’s Day .. 🌸‼️🌸 … I’m a Mum, and there are many Mum’s here … let’s have a little giggle water 💦 😜

Pick-up a helium tank at 7/11 .. and sing ..

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gil00

I have a sheet of those calvin and hobbes stamps. My son has similar traits….

wowohwow1528

Well that’s very cool 😎 .. bet he’s adorable 🥰

Cuppa Covfefe

Hi Gil00, I though you might find this interesting as a music lesson/study for your son (and cool that he likes Calvin and Hobbes)…

For those who have lost hope that the current generation are interested in furthering and bettering our culture, the following concert by Polish youth orchestra should convince you otherwise. Their performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Sheherzade” is excellent, indeed at some points specatular, and the camera work is better than most videos/concerts/DVDs/etc. that I’ve ever seen.

Obviously the camera folks had a cue sheet developed in “concert” with the conductor, or someone intimately familar with the score. The interplay between the different sections, and the movement of the theme between different soloists/sections is followed almost without fail… A GREAT way of showing and teaching how composers develop the themes and motifs of their compositions…

(A good example of this is the interplay of the upper and lower brass at 14:05ff in particulat 14:46-15:05 … other “duke-em-outs” follow…)….
The shots of the young girl on the Bassoon show not only the articulation but the movement of the throat muscles in developing and articulating the tones, as do the shots of the oboist and upper winds.

The clarinetist (must be jazzer 😉 ) looks as if he studied with the clarinetist in this recording of the Rachmaninov Piano Concerto #2 with Helene Grimaud (see below).. The gestures are almost identical. The playing is also quite good.

A very good example of “program music” which attempts to show a tone picture of actual events (e.g. Sinbad’s Ship on the waves)…

Reassuring and comforting to see that great music is still being studied, fostered, and played….

Another interesting thing is watching it more than once is valuable, as there is always something new to see or notice…

Here’s the Piano Concerto – if I don’t have it queued up correctly, the section I was speaking of starts at 13:07 .

Rachmaninoff was one of the best at long, overarching, sustained melody lines, be they only one or a few voices, or many, as in his “Vespers” or “All-Night Vigil” (some of us USC’lers performed in St. Sophia’s services of this conducted by Alex Ruggieri in the early 1970s).

One particularly beautiful example/number of this is this one (Hail Mary), though there are many out there now (very moving piece). The entire Vigil is a wonderful piece of music, and tbere might be recordings out your way of St. Sophia’s performance. Alex was head of the L.A. Bach Festival for a number of years, not sure if he still is. One of the top experts in Russian sacred and folk music in the world…

Cuppa Covfefe

Stupid me, I forgot the most important video…

Here’s Sheherezade, by the Polish Youth Orchestra…. WONDERFUL performance, and INCREDIBLE camera work, following the sections and the soloists…

Cuppa Covfefe

And the camera work shows the pizzicato technique of the various string instruments (different between them ) during the clarinet solo…

Wow.

Even Arte doesn’t do it this well (and they did Helene Grimaud’s performance) (though it looks like the vid didn’t credit it….)…..

(vids like that make the TV tax worth paying, I have to say…)

gil00

Whoa, thx for that. I found out our library loans instruments. Itll keep him busy over summer if they are available. Even just to try.

Cuppa Covfefe

Wow!

String instruments start out sounding (admittedly) the worst, but after a while, everything evens out, and to reach artist level, it takes about the same amount of time.

Except for violas.

They never do 😆

(OK, sorry… I just like to needle violists…)…

e.g. “How do you get a violilst to do a tremolo?”
“Write “solo” above the part”… 😀

Q: What do a violist’s fingers and lightning have in common?
A: They never strike the same place twice…

Ahh, but note that the famous theme in the piano concerto “Full Moon and Empty Arms” is first introduced by the violas…

Not sure if Rachmaninov was, erm, saying something there or not 😆

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Cuppa Covfefe

And a classic exposition of the various instruments and personalities in the orchestra is Garrison Keillor’s “The Young Lutheran’s Guide To The Orchestra”, a play on Benjamin Britten’s “The Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra”, a wonderful tour through the different instruments and families thereof. Here’s a site that has the text version of it:

https://jasongoroncy.com/2009/05/29/%E2%80%98the-young-lutheran%E2%80%99s-guide-to-the-orchestra%E2%80%99

He’s not terribly kind to my instrument, the cello, but I think he describes the violas quite well 😀

The viola section is not a nice place for a Lutheran and here you’ll have to have to take my word for it. I know violists and they are fine people until, late at night, they start drinking a few bottles of cheap red wine and roasting chickens over a pit in a vacant lot and talk about going to Yucatan with a woman named Rita. Don’t be part of this crowd.

as well as the trumpets 🙂

Brass Section
Tuba
Let’s be clear about one thing about the brass section. The rest of the orchestra wishes the brass were playing in another room. So does the conductor. His back is toward you so that you can’t see what he’s saying to them but what he’s saying is, “Would you mind taking that thing outside?” The brass section is made up of men who were at one time in the construction trades. They went into music because the hours are better, and there’s less dust. They’re heavy dudes, and that’s why composers wrote so few notes for them. Because after they play, you can’t hear for a while. The tuba player is normally a stocky, bearded guy whose hobby is plumbing. The only member of the orchestra who bowls over 250 and gets his deer every year and changes his own oil. In his locker downstairs, he keeps a pair of lederhosen for free-lance jobs. Anyway, there’s only one tuba in the bunch, and he’s it.

Trombone
The trombonist is a humorist, sort of the brother-in-law of the orchestra. He carries a water spray gun to keep his slide moist and often uses it against his neighbors. That’s why they duck down back there. He’s nobody you’d ever want to see become artistic director. And you just hope he doesn’t sit right behind you.

French Horn
Probably not a French horn because the French horn takes too much of a person’s life. French horn players hardly have time to marry and have children. The French horn is practically a religious belief all by itself. In some orchestras, the horn players are required to be celibate – – sometimes by their spouses. Because they think about the horn all the time, anyway.

Trumpet
The trumpet is the brass instrument you imagine as a Christian instrument, thinking of Gideon and Gabriel, and then you meet one in real life and you realize how driven these people are. They don’t want to wear a black tie; they want to wear capes and swords and tassels.

They want to play as loudly as they can and see mallards drop from the ceiling. Of the people who’ve keeled over dead at orchestra concerts, most of them were killed by a long trumpet passage.

And most of them were glad to go.

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Cuppa Covfefe

And a nice site with musician jokes I just ran across:
http://www.marthabeth.com/music_humor.html

Cuppa Covfefe

Here’s another YouTube I found that shows great conductors of the past.
My first artist cello teacher (from Norway) played under George Szell at Cleveland, and worked with students of Grieg (among others). Szell was kind of funny describing Strauss as a conductor 🙂

REALLY interesting to see the connections to the past. I had a chance to see Arthur Rubenstein in recital (as it turns out, his last before retiring) but I (for some reason) didn’t go…. sigh….

The Art of Conducting – Great Conductors of the Past
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYnqU4AJvtA

Another GREAT series is Leonard Bernstein’s television series from the early 1960s (which watched every time I could). TONS of information about composers, orchestras, and music in general. I think Michael Tilson-Thomas (crazy, he was at SC when I was) has a similar series; it’s good, but nowhere near as good as “Lenny”. Don’t think anyone else could be…

Here are the first 17 episodes (!) (or so it says 🙂 )…..

Also some more examples:
https://intrototheorchestra.org/instruments-of-the-orchestra

I look back and I realize that our generation is the last that can reach back and connect to the truly greats of the past… Heifetz, Elman, Piatigorsky, Casals, Rubenstein, Horowitz, and others (winds, brass, percussion, voice… e.g. Pavarotti and his father)…

Cuppa Covfefe

And the conductors and orchestras of “The Art of Conducting”, from the comments:

00:25 Arturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No.5
00:59 Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No.5
01:54 Otto Klemperer, Baden-Baden Philharmonic, Beethoven Symphony No.5
02:28 George Szell, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No.5
03:11 Leonard Bernstein, London Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich Symphony No.5
04:40 John Barbirolli, Halle Orchestra, Bruckner Symphony No.7
06:40 Thomas Beecham, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Faust (Gounod)
11:26 Arthur Nikisch – no Sound
12:38 Richard Strauss, Vienaa Philharmonic, Till Eulenspiegel
15:33 Felix Weingartner, Paris Symphony Orchestra, Die Freischutz Overture (Weber)
24:54 Fritz Busch, Dresden Staatskapelle, Tannhauser Oveture
35:50 Bruno Walter, Berlin Philharmonic, Mozart Symphony No.40
38:12 Bruno Walter, Vancouver Festival Orchestra, Brahms Symphony No. 2
45:15, Otto Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra, Egmont Overture
47:01 Otto Klemperer, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No.9
50:23, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Die Meistersinger Overture
52:19, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Schubert Symphony No. 8
56:43, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Brahms Symphony No. 4
59:58 Arturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony Orchestra, La Forza del Destino Overture
1:07:05 Arturo Toscanini, unknown orchestra, La Traviata
1:08:28 Arturo Toscanini, Unknown Orchestra, The Pines of Rome
1:10:34 Leopold Stokowski, BBC Symphony Orchestra, “Dido’s Lament” from Dido and Aeneas (Purcell – Stokowski)
1:14:38 Leopold Stokowski, New York Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5
1:17:04 Leopold Stokowski, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Toccata and Fugue in D minor
1:19:15 Serge Koussevitsky, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Egmond Overture
1:24:18 Fritz Reiner, New York Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (with Jascha Heifetz)
1:26:30 Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No. 7
1:32:45 George Szell, Cleveland Orchestra, Academic Festival Overture
1:39:01 George Szell, Cleveland Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No. 5
1:40:45 Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No. 5
1:46:12 Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, La Mer
1:47:49, Leonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahler Symphony No. 4
1:49:52 Leonard Bernstein, London Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
1:53:37, Otto Klemperer, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No. 9

A little trivia, Otto Klemperer’s son is Werner Klemperer, better known as Colonel Klink from “Hogan’s Heroes”. He was a leading man in his younger years (with more hair 🙂 ). IIRC he lived in Garden Grove (or thereabouts). There’s an interview of him on the web, and he speaks “akzentfrei”… sounds like a SoCal kind of guy 🙂

Cuppa Covfefe

And here’s a classic explanation (and “teaching moment”) of Beethoven’s First Symphony, Fourth Movement, as explained hilariously by Zaven Melikian, concertmaster of the SF Opera Orchestra and teacher at the SF Conservatory and other schools:

(Cond: conductor, CM concertmaster; the concertmaster is looking for a raise, and asks the conductor; the dialog follows the first violin part after the Cmajor opening chord), Think of it as an Italian conductor, say, Toscanini 🙂

Cond: What you want?

CM: I want a raise….

Cond: What was that you said?

CM: I uh wanted a raise…

Cond: That’s what I thou-ought you said…..

Cond: You are al-ready making too much money…….

😆

OK, it’s funny for the rest of us string players 😀

Cuppa Covfefe

Oh, and bonus points for identifying all the Barry Manilow songs in the whole concerto (and extra points beyond that for the Second Symphony in e minor 🙂 )…

Cuppa Covfefe

Had to add this for the only two types of music out there: Country and Western 🙂 (H/T http://www.marthabeth.com/music_humor.html )

Musical Terms for Country-Western Musicians
Diminished Fifth — an empty bottle of Jack Daniels
Perfect Fifth — a full bottle of Jack Daniels
Ritard — there’s one in every family
Relative Major — an uncle in the Marine Corps
Relative Minor — a girlfriend
Big Band — when the bar pays enough to bring two banjo players
Pianissimo — “Refill this beer bottle”
Repeat — what you do until they just expel you
Treble — women ain’t nothin’ but
Bass — the things you run around in softball
Portamento — a foreign country you’ve always wanted to see
Conductor — the man who punches your ticket to Birmingham
Arpeggio — “Ain’t he that storybook kid with the big nose that grows?”
Tempo — good choice for a used car
A 440 — the highway that runs around Nashville
Transpositions — men who wear dresses
Cut Time — parole
Order of Sharps — what a wimp gets at the bar
Passing Tone — frequently heard near the baked beans at family barbecues
Middle C — the only fruit drink you can afford when food stamps are low
Perfect Pitch — the smooth coating on a freshly paved road
Tuba — compound word: “Hey, woman! Fetch me another tuba Bryll Cream!”
Cadenza — that ugly thing your wife always vacuums dog hair off of when company comes
Whole Note — what’s due after failing to pay the mortgage for a year
Clef — what you try never to fall off of
Bass Clef — where you wind up if you do fall off
Altos — not to be confused with “Tom’s toes,” “Bubba’s toes” or “Dori-toes”
Minor Third — your approximate age and grade at the completion of formal schooling
Melodic Minor — Loretta Lynn’s singing dad
12-Tone Scale — the thing the State Police weigh your tractor trailer truck with
Quarter Tone — what most standard pickups can haul
Sonata — what you get from a bad cold or hay fever
Clarinet — name used on your second daughter if you’ve already used Betty Jo
Cello — the proper way to answer the phone
Bassoon — typical response when asked what you hope to catch, and when
French Horn — your wife says you smell like a cheap one when you come in at 4 a.m.
Cymbal — what they use on deer-crossing signs so you know what to sight-in your pistol with
Bossa Nova — the car your foreman drives
Time Signature — what you need from your boss if you forget to clock in
First Inversion — Grandpa’s battle group at Normandy
Staccato — how you did all the ceilings in your mobile home
Major Scale — what you say after chasing wild game up a mountain: “Darn! That was a major scale!”
Aeolian Mode — how you like Mama to serve the cherry pie
Bach Chorale — the place behind the barn where you keep the horses

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barkerjim

Send donations to https://dinesh.locals.com/support. but here’s the movie.

TradeBait2

Thanks, Jim. Watched.

Pizzed off. When I add it to the Dominion vote switching and false coding I am at a loss for words at just how corrupt and evil those pricks are.

This needs to go everywhere and force people to sit down and watch it. If a politician says they are for mail-in balloting, he/she is admitting to being a fraudster and a beneficiary no matter the political party.

kalbokalbs

THIS MOVIE IS A MUST WATCH.

  • Far more granularity that I imagined.
  • Presented in a manner easily followed.
  • Absolutely held my interest throughout the movie.

Wolf, IF possible, can this movie either be in your Monday article, OR one of the very first posts so everyone can see it.

Jim, Thanks for posting the movie.

There is certainly enough data captured by Dinesh and his team to compel “local” investigations in GA, AZ, MI, WI…

Hell, DOJ and FIB should be all over this. But, DOJ anf FIB no longer support Law & Order.

“Rip Cord”. Supposedly the key data guy has said ALL of the supporting data will be or IS already available.

Hope this gets down to “outing” the mules. 100%, the mules will flip in minute to save their asses.

Perdue in GA ought to use this against Kemp, to narrow Kemp’s reported 38 point lead.

phoenixrising

WhipLash347 Forwarded from Schulz Fakten Meinungen  (D Schulz)

https://canadianpatriot.org/2022/05/08/lord-malloch-brown-and-soros-the-british-hand-behind-the-us-coup-revealed/
the Canadian patriot

Lord Malloch Brown and Soros: The British Hand Behind the US Coup Revealed
By Matthew Ehret

This week, I took the time to watch a new documentary produced by Dinesh D’Souza titled ‘2000 Mules’ which utilizes voluminous geotracking and video evidence to demonstrate conclus…//cdn5.telegram-cdn.org/file/pjhKMYrqRpVXN_GSPJQ4F8ONHjz8aXNXzenzUkw23kuWhl9I1Aj-iBOQT-gB3q2sWkAcnHdjWr8ExMDDbLXTySjewe3i2OKbPq60QSkEock2J6bafYbjD8ljRPtWKk_BGFWfSkk3rOg36EqRvRSM4hBlyjw4USF445yTzTn5xEoJz-i207h5rp_PZgvbP-PHxloqbI-krOb8VTnZWC7XsT2MIt9kZthNLxaKBNU5FKsTm9DefLA2tVhEeqD2S3CalnksYrd3OVP_LdAz5kHcKwwN72BvNJUNTnUVIhUJrwEae559_0ZJDf1LCB0bWKkyYSe3QKmM93ApZUmYx4Gg.jpg

WhipLash347 Forwarded from @realJohnQuent  (John Quent)

‘HE’ MAKES MAFIA DONS LOOK LIKE CHOIR BOYS

Now that Lord Mark Malloch-Brown’s relationships are gathered in one place.

The evidence of his depraved global corruption is unmistakable.

Under the color and protection of the Queen’s Privy Council, Malloch-Brown directs a vast empire of banks, multi-national corporations and NGOs (non-governmental agencies). These organizations are peopled with bankers, accountants, attorneys, hedge funds, film and TV producers, advertisers, public relations specialists, social media drones, radio and newspaper executives, politicians and corporate officials in a Gordian knot of interrelationships.

Hundreds if not thousands of U.S. public and private officials participate in Lord Malloch-Brown’s dark web. Those officials include such notables as Larry H. Summers (World Bank, IMF, Square, 2008 “bailout,” more), Sheryl K. Sandberg (World Bank, Treasury, Facebook), Frank Giustra (Clinton-Giustra Enterprise Partnership), Bill and Melinda Gates (UN Eugenics) Foundation, Quantum Fund and Open Society Foundations (George Soros).

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown
He’s the Globalist Racketeer Kingpin running the Queen’s privy council with George Soros.
He rigs elections from Venezuela to Estoniahe, rigs electronic voting machines owned by him, George Soros and Mitt Romney. He [Malloch-Brown] controls the senior executice service (SES). He steals trillions of Dollars from Investors, main street and a rigged global Stockmarket.

Evil Men [Malloch & Soros] who rig our Elections and elections Worldwide since more then a decade. This Interview 👇

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DkvVfxZgYd0&feature=youtu.be

WHO Exactly IS Mark Malloch Brown???

He was Chairman at Smartmatic!

Mark Malloch-Brown is a former number two in the United Nations as well as having served in the British Cabinet and Foreign Office. He now sits in the House of Lords and is active both in business and in the non-profit world. He also remains deeply involved in international affairs.

Mark served as Deputy Secretary-General and Chief of Staff of the UN under Kofi Annan. For six years before that he was Administrator of the UNDP, leading the UN’s development efforts around the world. He was later Minister of State in the Foreign Office, covering Africa and Asia, and was a member of Gordon Brown’s cabinet.

Other positions have included vice-chairman of George Soros’s Investment Funds, as well as his Open Society Institute, a Vice-President at the World Bank and the lead international partner at Sawyer Miller, a political consulting firm. He also has served as Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum. He began his career as a journalist at The Economist.

In addition to his role at SGO, Mark sits on several other commercial boards. He chairs the Boards of a number of non-profit boards including the International Crisis Group, the Open Society Foundation, and the Centre for Global Development.

Mark is also a Distinguished Practitioner of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and was formerly a visiting distinguished fellow at the Yale Centre for the Study of Globalisation. He has a number of honorary degrees.

He was knighted in 2007 for his contribution to international affairs. Mark is the author of “The Unfinished Global Revolution” and continues to write, broadcast and lecture about international issues. 🤔

@realJohnQuent

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para59r

He has some wild stuff on the page. Stand outs… “The Final Count Down” Musical interlude forwarded by Kristin. & Wall St. Closing for 3 Days (EMP) upon Queen’s death.

https://t.me/Whiplash347/111782 (any one have any sauce on this what, where, when sort of stuff?)

https://t.me/Whiplash347/111781 (time will tell)

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Cuppa Covfefe

“Malloch” says it all. He’s been brought up here before (I’ve mentioned him a few times) but he slithers beneath the RADAR, so to speak, so most folks aren’t aware of him.

There are an ENORMOUS number of DEMONIC people in the British govenment, either elected, or MANDARINS, as part of the “Ruling Class” (cf “The Mikado”, by Gilbert and Sullivan). The latter are an unelected, self-perpetuating group of oligarchs who endlessly seek to manipulate and minimize the proletariat much as an evil (BigPharma) scientist would a lab rat.

If BigPharma ever tested on lab rats anymore 😡 😡 😡 😡 (but that would be cruel…)…..

The “Roundtable” of Cecil Rhodes still exists, albeit not openly. And “Rhodes Scholars” (wearing Rhodes’ Collars) serve to perpetuate and serve their illuminist globalist demonic masters…

Just as important a list as the WEF Young Leaders, et. al. BeezleBubba was one of the Rhodes Scholars, as was Rachel MadCow… Start ’em off young…..


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phoenixrising

Thanks Cuppa… I didn’t know Madcow was a rhodes scholar…

mollypitcher5

Damnnnnnn..

Like we said in here yesterday..the “they” are being outed, what we will ever be able to do with the knowledge , don’t know.

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phoenixrising

I’m a cockeyed optimist… !

Cuppa Covfefe

🙂

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phoenixrising

ohh… TY Cuppa! nice memory…

Cuppa Covfefe

A HAPPY and BLESSED MOTHER’S DAY to everyone. Mothers, Mothers-to-be, Grandmothers, Great-Grandmothers, GGG.Grandmothers.

And all of those who are in the role of mothers, whether it be aunts, uncles, fathers, other relatives, who nurture, love, care, provide for, and otherwise work and live to ensure the development of our youngest..,

Today’s society has devalued the blessing of motherhood to the point of making it a nuisance of plague, as opposed to the creation and nurturing of a new life, and our future. May we never forget the love, travail, blessing, nurturing, and caring of our mothers and those stepping in due to circumstances (all the more common, sad to say). For no one else can take the place of a mother.

GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!!!!! And have a happy Mother’s Day!

(Having said that, I need to add, my parents had some close friends who lost a child, and could no longer have any (  😪  ). They were to my sister and me as parents as well. May GOD bless folks in that situation on this day, too…)….

Deplorable Patriot
gil00

I cant believe the have so many babies at once.

Cuppa Covfefe

And they all have little teeny-tiny nametags that say:

“HELLO
MY NAME IS ________”
😀

gil00

Lol. Funny think being near a creek ive never seen one or a racoon.

Deplorable Patriot

Ying and Yang treed one one night.

They are funny looking, but are not aggressive and eat ticks, so they are welcome here any time.

gil00

Ohh i didnt know they eat ticks! I heart that.

cthulhu

They actually have a “half-hearted” aggression, where they’ll rear up and hiss. This is right before they decide to “play possum”.

Chris

marsupials/ the mothers carry their young in a pouch
https://search.brave.com/search?q=marsupials&source=desktop
Hard to loose them that way
I caught a doz once in a hav-a-hart trap under a pile of brush  😄 

gil00

12..wow.

phoenixrising

Another visitor to Ukraine … lifted from comments online

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Now we have the Canadian PM sneaking into Ukraine, Canada has several monuments to Nazi sympathisers, and Chrystia Freeland who holds a position in the Canadian government, is very anti-Russian she has Ukrainian roots and her grandfather edited a pro-Nazi magazine.

“Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau has visited the city of Irpen in the Kiev region, the city’s mayor, Alexander Markushin, wrote on his Telegram channel on Sunday.
“I have just had the honor to speak with Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau. He has arrived in Irpen,” he wrote and thanked the Canadian prime minister “for the support Canada is offering to Ukraine.”

He also expressed the hope that Trudeau will help “organize the efforts of the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada to restore infrastructure facilities in Irpen.” In his words, the city authorities will soon issue corresponding official letters.”

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