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LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT – by Dave Martins + videos

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LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT by Dave Martins.  – Credits Sunday Stabroek News.

Dave Martins

Dave Martins

In the midst of the daily complaints in the media about this problem and that, it’s a relief to sometimes see the bright spots. In this past week for example, my daughter in Canada sent me a wonderful story about a group of fire-fighters from South Africa (see video below), who showed up as volunteers to help with the horrendous bush fires that had hit Alberta destroying hundreds of homes.

The Canadian firemen were exhausted after almost a month fighting the raging fires every day; the 281 South African firefighters arrived in Edmonton, Alberta, about a week ago to help battle the massive fires spreading across the province – and their first reaction was to immediately burst proudly into song and dance. One of them told reporters that one of the reasons they came was a consequence of Canadian support for South Africa in its apartheid battle some years ago. “This is payback time,” he said.  Continue reading

Colin Powell delivers some harsh words for the Republicans (GOP)

Comment by Colin Powell - Republican

Comment by Colin Powell – Republican   Click to enlarge

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

Maclean’s – Cathy Gulli – 2016-01-07

Young girl shouting to camera. (Stuart McClymont/Getty Images)For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well be more true put another way: food is power. Not long ago, Dr. Leonard Sax was at a restaurant and overheard a father say to his daughter, “Honey, could you please do me a favour? Could you please just try one bite of your green peas?” To many people, this would have sounded like decent or maybe even sophisticated parenting—gentle coaxing formed as a question to get the child to co-operate without threatening her autonomy or creating a scene.

To Sax, a Pennsylvania family physician and psychologist famous for writing about children’s development, the situation epitomized something much worse: the recent collapse of parenting, which he says is at least partly to blame for kids becoming overweight, overmedicated, anxious and disrespectful of themselves and those around them.    Continue reading

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016 – from Guyanese Online



Boney M – Auld Lang Syne

A Child is Born – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Baby Born in Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan

Baby born in Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan
Photo Credit: BBC News

A child is born
his mother weeps at his cross
hewn by the Empire.

A child is born
his mother dies in childbirth
to bring him into light.

A child is born
a mother weeps for her daughter
born into bondage.

A child is born
a woman stands by in silence
while he spits out hate.

A child is born
mothers cry out in pain
when men rain fire on Earth.

A child is born
women feed men’s lust and greed
to dominate the world.

A child is born
male and female in harmony
they bring peace on Earth.

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Shepherds were in the field that night

When the land was filled with heavenly light

An Angel of the God spoke the Holy Word

Born today is a Saviour who is Christ the Lord

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How To Get The Kids Home For The Holidays – video

How To Get The Kids Home For The Holidays

Edeka grocery store in Germany shares with us a sure fire way to get the kids home for the holidays. The creative old man featured in the video is lonely because his kids are all away and he is spending Christmas alone. The kids always think that there will be another year to celebrate Christmas with family but sometimes people not make it another year to celebrate. Thankfully for everyone involved this story has a happy ending that will hopefully inspire a few people to change their plans and spend time with family this holiday season.

Published on Nov 28, 2015 – Popular – this video has had over 34 million views to date.

Televangelists – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: (HBO) – 3 videos

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Televangelists (HBO) – Video #1 of 3

Published on Aug 16, 2015 – U.S. tax law allows television preachers to get away with almost anything. We know this from personal experience.  Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption will not be able to accept donations from Church supporters from the states of Mississippi, Nevada, Pennsylvania, or South Carolina. We apologize for any inconvenience.

John Oliver – Update on Pastor John Oliver’s Church   – Video #2 of 3   

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A New Day – an inspirational video – by Ernesto Cortazar      

Published on Aug 13, 2015

Description-  Music – “A New Day” by Ernesto Cortazar (iTuneseMusic)

Playing For Change Foundation – 31 Music videos – autoplaylist


Since 2007, thanks to your support, the Playing For Change Foundation has helped promote peace across borders by bringing music education programs and instruments to children in communities around the globe.

Check the playlist here ... pick the tunes you like or use the autoplay feature.


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