Archive for December 6th, 2020

An apocalyptic asteroid and a shortage of french fries: Embracing the peace that ‘surpasses all understanding’

An apocalyptic asteroid and a shortage of french fries: Embracing the peace that ‘surpasses all understanding’

on December 6, 2020, 8:00 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison This headline is an uplifting way to begin your Friday: “Apocalyptic asteroid strike that could wipe out humanity is ‘only a matter of time,’ top scientist warns.” Professor Alan Fitzsimmons of Queen’s University Belfast told the BBC, “We will get a serious asteroid impact sometime. It may not be in our lifetime, but mother nature controls when that will […]

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Oregon’s Segregated Covid Relief Fund Is Blatantly Unconstitutional

Oregon’s Segregated Covid Relief Fund Is Blatantly Unconstitutional

on December 6, 2020, 6:42 AM / in State News

Portland, Ore. By James Huffman |  Wall Street Journal Maria Garcia applied for aid and was denied simply because she doesn’t ‘identify as Black.’ The state of Oregon, hoping to strike a blow against both the pandemic and “systemic racism,” has established a Covid relief fund exclusively for blacks and black-owned businesses. The Oregon Cares Fund website accurately describes the […]

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How “Highly Sophisticated” Chinese Money Brokers Launder Mexican Drug Cartel Money On Burner Phones

on December 6, 2020, 6:38 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge U.S. law enforcement agents told Reuters that powerful Chinese “money brokers” operating in small cells have “upended the way narcotics cash is laundered.” They’re replacing traditional Mexican and Colombian money men who would typically launder drug money. In focus is a Chinese businessman named Gan Xianbing, who will be sentenced early next year in a Chicago courtroom for laundering […]

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More than half of FDNY say they’ll refuse COVID-19 vaccine

More than half of FDNY say they’ll refuse COVID-19 vaccine

on December 6, 2020, 6:33 AM / in State News

By Sara Dorn More than half of New York City firefighters say they won’t be vaccinated for COVID-19 when the potentially life-saving shot becomes available to first responders in a matter of weeks, according to a new internal survey. About 55 percent of 2,053 smoke-eaters polled in the last three days by their union, the Uniformed Firefighters Association, answered “No” when […]

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Jesus and Christmas

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

Up until a few years ago, when someone criticized the celebration of Christmas (usually as a pagan holiday), I responded with a defense of what I have long believed was the biblical basis for the holiday. Yes, I firmly believe Luke 2 is the telling of the events surrounding the birth of Yashua (Jesus’ real name, though scholars don’t all […]

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It’s The Knees

It’s The Knees

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Continue earnestly in prayer. —Colossians 4:2 Both of my knees were hurting, and I could not figure out why. I hadn’t done anything to damage them or put undo pressure on them. Or had I? I recalled that over the previous few days I had been working on the walls in our house, scrubbing them and getting them ready for […]

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WHEN IS ST. NICHOLAS DAY?

WHEN IS ST. NICHOLAS DAY?

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

WHEN IS ST. NICHOLAS DAY: THE FEAST OF SINTERKLAAS When does St. Nicholas come? Many countries in Europe celebrate the Feast of Sinterklaas, or St. Nicholas, on the eve of December 6. After dinner, families hunt for their presents, following clues in funny, anonymous poems. In Belgium and the Netherlands, a fellow dressed as St. Nicholas would arrive by ship on December 6 […]

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it’s Christmas time

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I woke up early one morning about five or six years ago when we up here in Indiana visiting, staying in the house Joey grew up in.  It was early-fall and the leaves were just starting to change colors and the weather was turning colder.  For some reason, I began to think about all the Christmas’s that Joey and her brother […]

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The Victorian and Albert Tree

The Victorian and Albert Tree

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

In 1846, the popular Royals, Queen Victoria and her German Prince, Albert, were illustrated in the Illustrated London News. They were standing with their children around a Christmas Tree. Unlike the previous Royal family, Victoria was very popular with her subjects, and what was done at Court immediately became fashionable – not only in Britain, but with fashion-conscious East Coast […]

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December 6th in History

December 6th in History

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 25 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Founding of Quito (Ecuador) Christian feast day: Abraham of Kratia Aemilianus (Roman Catholic Church) Nicholas of Myra, and its related observances: St Nicholas Day, where St. Nicholas/Santa Claus […]

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Why Liberals Condemn Prayer

Why Liberals Condemn Prayer

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in News, Opinion, Religion

Editor’s Note: It takes a truly blind person to simply declare that prayer is useless in light of how Christian faith has changed the world. …read more Source:: American Thinker       

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Christmas Quote for December 6th

Christmas Quote for December 6th

on December 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge He was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually […]

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