Notre Dame Links

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~ AS MY FB-JAIL sentence winds down (to be sprung on Good Friday, 10am-ish), I’ve been reading lots of interesting & relevant links on the fire which severely damaged the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris this week. The best links are the topmost. The others are of related interest.

What strikes this elf is how this fire has been so– clarifying. People praying, people stricken– and yet other people rejoicing onsite or online over this. Some witnesses to the fire have been deeply spiritually moved, deciding things about God and life and the crisis in Western civilization, what with de-Christianization, and with enforced mass Muslim immigration, all under the globalist elites like Macron & Trudeau.

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However, God cannot be left truly out of the account. I believe that the Holy Spirit is using this– accident? attack?– as a wake-up call to France, to Christians, to the Church & the world, and many who saw the fire. Do we have eyes to see, and ears to hear what God the Holy Spirit is saying?

Also, if I were a bishop or Dean of a Cathedral in the West, I’d be praying & guarding the treasure entrusted to me with eagle eyes right now. Desecration & destruction delights the orcs in our midst, whether imported, or home-grown.

Just because most of us cannot imagine committing such acts does not mean that some could, and would. We cannot be naive about the state of the world, and souls.

Sooner or later, there will be war.

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

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>> HOLY HERO– Interview With the French Priest Who Saved the Blessed Sacrament & Crown of Thorns from Notre Dame Cathedral; and The Burning of Notre Dame Cathedral: A Tragic Symbol for Our Times; the people praying– The Ave Maria of Notre Dame

>> Bill Whittle– Notre Dame Fire: A Tremendous Gift to the French People

>> NOTRE DAME: The Church Will Rise Again; another article, with moving comments

>> SIMPLY Amazing “Coincidence”– The Images That Could Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral. And the young, brilliant professor who made them before he died

>> Catholics weep and pray the rosary in the light of the flames of Notre Dame; Enormous Crowds Sing For Hours Outside Notre Dame’s Cathedral During Fire (Videos Inside)

>> MEDIA FAIL: The Tone Police– Fox News anchors shut down mention of attacks on churches in France

>> PAUL JOSEPH WATSON– Video: The Notre Dame Fire & media coverup of Muslim reactions

>> NOTRE DAME ‘MIRACLE’? ROSE WINDOWS’ STAINED GLASS APPEARS TO HAVE SURVIVED SAVAGE BLAZE

>> Notre Dame en Feu: God Takes Back What Is His

>> THE ATLANTIC– Witnessing the Fall of Notre-Dame. It survived eight centuries of plague, war, revolution, and the Nazis. How could it be burning?; and Photos: The Devastation of Notre-Dame Cathedral; After the Fire: Photos From Inside Notre-Dame Cathedral

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>>  Islamic State warns of future attack on fire-ravaged Notre Dame: ‘Wait for the next’

>> Fire At Notre Dame Follows Wave Of Church ATTACKS – Will They Blame The Yellow Vest Movement?

>> What evil says: Turkish Newspaper Celebrates Notre Dame Fire as Retribution For France’s Recognition of Armenian Genocide

>> France jails Muslima who plotted to blow up Notre Dame cathedral in Paris with gas canisters; From 2016– Gas tanks and Arabic documents found in unmarked car by Paris’ Notre-Dame cathedral spark terror fears

>> Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Fire, Worker Claims it Was “Deliberately” Started. Media reports claimed fire linked to “renovation” work.

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>> First Things– FIRE IN THE CATHEDRAL, by Rachel Fulton Brown

>> French Student Leader: “I Swear to Allah We Don’t Give a Rat’s Ass” About Notre Dame; BuzzFeed Ran Defense For Vile People Who Celebrated Notre Dame Fire

>> BuzzFeed Caught in Huge Lie About Notre Dame Fire. Claim video showing people reacting with smiley emoticons was a “hoax” when it was completely legitimate.

>> April 18, 2019– Man ARRESTED Bringing GASOLINE And Lighters In Cathedral In NYC??!

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>> Bishop Schneider: Notre Dame fire is sign of ‘spiritual conflagration’ in the Church; Did Notre Dame’s fire have a spiritual meaning for our time?

>> POLITICAL SCUMBAG: Muslim Politician in Canada Says Notre Dame Fire Was “Divine Intervention”. Payback for France banning the Islamic veil; same Islamic politician jokes about burning down Montreal church | Ezra Levant

>> Get Religion– Notre Dame in flames: What was lost? What was saved? What was ‘news’? What issues remain?, by Terry Mattingly

>> Happy Orc Leftist– “Finally”: Swedish Leftist Journo Rejoices Over Notre Dame Fire. It’s all a big joke.

>> Church Attacks– Notre Dame Fits the Pattern

>> Cardinal Burke: Notre Dame fire prompts ‘sobering reflection’ on ‘grievous sins’ of our day

>> French Journalist: Two Churches in France Are Vandalized EVERY DAY and No One Gives a F*ck. “This government, this regime….including the Pope, including the cardinals, shut their mouth, say nothing.”

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The morning after the blaze

>> ‘ALLAH EST GRAND’: Muslims laugh as blaze destroys Notre Dame cathedral during Holy Week

>> WATCH– Notre Dame: The Church Will Rise Again

>> Elitist Architects Want Notre Dame Rebuilt to Reflect New Globalist France

>> SHHH! What They’re NOT Telling You About The Notre Dame Fire

>> AMAZING ‘Hero’ priest rescues Crown of Thorns from Notre Dame inferno

>> Notre Dame Cathedral In France Catches Fire: Whats Going On? (Analysis Of Europe, US & World)

>> France: Attacks Against Jews & Christians Continue to Rise. Attacks against Muslims at a 9 year low.

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To donate to the reconstruction, go here.

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~ I WAS IN THE LOCAL ER, in pain & waiting 10 flippin’ hours for tests, when I heard that Notre-Dame de Paris was on fire. Yeah, our Canadian health care system is burning down, too.

Honestly, I just couldn’t think about the fire. This morning, here’s what I commented today on a moving video by the young Canadian vlogger ‘Critical Condition’.

Saith Teh Binks:

“May this loss be a flame in many hearts to remember what we have forgotten, turned from, and assumed would always be with us. Listening to video of certain people cheering with certain words, on the banks of the Seine, makes me furious. Whether Notre Dame was arson or not, other such recent attacks (and murders) in France and around the world by the orcs in our midst, Muslim or secularist, shows the reality of gathering darkness around us– and within us.

Jesus promised us mockery, hatred, and– for some– a cross. He also said “Be of good cheer, for I have overcome the world… Lo, I will be with you always, even unto the end of the age.”

We live 800 years after the building of Paris’ famous cathedral. When France was still Roman, back in the dying days of the Western Empire, 800 years before Notre Dame was even a dream, St. Genevieve of Paris stood against the darkness, against barbarians, against darkness in the world & of the spirit.. when the whole civilized world was literally beginning to collapse.

Yet out of that darkness? Christian Europe, the cathedrals, the monasteries and books and paintings and high culture.

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And,

“Amazing video, CC. Something got into my eye when I watched the video of a few dozen mostly younger Catholics singing the rosary, even as the cathedral roof burnt in the night.”

Plus,

 

For those who may miss me online after my 30-day blocking on Facebook, I’ll be back in three days. A blessed Holy Week to one & all.

Saith

Teh Binks

 

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It’s All About You, Too

Holy Saturday, 2018

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> MATT WALSH: I Am Judas

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~ YOU SEE IT every day. They. Them. THOSE people. Those BAD people.

One of the favoured abstractions of modern thinking & ideological movements is to passionately externalize all evil, bad intent, failure, hypocrisy, dark deeds, and wickedness only & always to others, and never yourself. THEM.

It’s why a religion which preaches sin, hell, personal awareness, accountability, moral imagination, and repenting/ turning/ returning to God from sin & hell and death is so unpopular to so many people, even some inside the Church.

The One In The Mirror

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If you read the Gospel accounts of Holy Week and Good Friday, there is all our human nature laid bare. OURS. Not “Those horrible terrible Bad People Over There”.

As Matt Walsh points out, the horror of the Passion is that any one of us is or could have been scheming Judas, cowardly Peter, sleepy James & John, the fleeing and cowering other disciples; the governor Pontius Pilate; mocking King Herod Jr.; bloody-minded Caiaphas or Annas; hate-filled Barabbas; the justly punished thieves crucified on either side of Jesus.

Of course it hurts. Here is no happy happy false-Gospel. Here is humility, mercy, confession, forgiveness, sympathy, hope. The other way lies hell, hypocrisy, hatred, self-righteousness, cruelty, and bloodshed.

As we wait on Holy Saturday in quiet hope for God’s answer to Good Friday, let our ponderments help us to see how sin, death, and Hell have left their marks in us, our family & friends, our neighbour. Only then can we see with the eyes of his costly mercy; only then receive His victory over sin and death and hell washing over us and through us, making all things new.  For He has prayed for us, carried us in His heart, and despite our worst, has done his holy best for us, our friend the God-Man Jesus Christ.

And then tell others about this mighty salvation. ~

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

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 Ah, Holy Jesu

1 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended,
that we to judge thee have in hate pretended?
By foes derided, by thine own rejected,
O most afflicted!

2 Who was the guilty? Who brought this upon thee?
Alas, my treason, Jesus, hath undone thee!
‘Twas I, Lord Jesus, I it was denied thee;
I crucified thee.

3 Lo, the Good Shepherd for the sheep is offered;
the slave hath sinned, and the Son hath suffered.
For our atonement, while we nothing heeded,
God interceded.

4 For me, kind Jesus, was thy incarnation,
thy mortal sorrow, and thy life’s oblation;
thy death of anguish and thy bitter passion,
for my salvation.

5 Therefore, kind Jesus, since I cannot pay thee,
I do adore thee, and will ever pray thee,
think on thy pity and thy love unswerving,
not my deserving.


 


 

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Was He The One?

“The Way, The Truth, and the Life”, He said.

How can the walking talking Way be lost? How can the living breathing Truth be silenced and extinguished? How can the joyful and healing fullness of Life– die?

Now, imprisoned in a guarded tomb.

We all hide, numb and stunned– for surely we are next.

He was “The Resurrection and the Life”, He said. So He raised others– who shall raise Him to life again?

The local powers gloat; Rome marches on, with bloody sandals; Annas and Caiaphas have kept their power, and taught Pilate a bitter lesson. The crowds… one day with palms, another with shouts for His innocent death.

All our hopes and faith and trust are like ashes in the mouth; a shattered pillar; the cliff edge of a bottomless chasm. Shall we surrender to despair?…

“On The Third Day”, He said. He purposed this death to fulfill the Scriptures, He told us. Jonah three days in the belly of the whale? His dying eyes– “It is accomplished”, then.. over. Can God’s Son die?

The horrible drama is done. Let us quietly wait, on this Passover day. We cannot now rejoice, or join the crowds, or lift up our hearts unto God. Yet.

Early tomorrow, the women will go and do their work, and finish their preparation of his precious body with cloths and washing and spices. One last act of love….

Let us wait upon the Lord. For we love Him, and trust Him still… somehow….

All creation awaits with bated breath her Risen King.

Binks

Internet Ensilencing 2018: Why Now?

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The Rise and Fall of Western Culture | Paul Joseph Watson 

>> Obama’s Former Campaign Director Makes Bombshell Claim: Facebook Was “On Our Side”; plus, Facebook Chief Security Officer Leaving After Clashing Over “Spread Of Disinformation

>> Facebook algorithm change hits many conservative sites – CNN, NY Times, etc unaffected

>> CONFIRMED! Fascistbook is punishing conservative sites like Powdered Wig, drastically driving our traffic down while liberal sites enjoy increased traffic

>> YouTube Purge of Social Media threatens Full Disclosure

>> It’s Time To Protect Yourself (And Your Friends) From Facebook

>> Right wing publications see a sharp decrease in engagement since Facebook’s latest News Feed changes

>> BANNED: Twitter and YouTube Team Up Against Crowder!; Conservatives fight back against Steven Crowder Twitter suspension


#YouTubePurge 2018: The Story So Far

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~ YOU KNOW those deliriously happy people in commercials and photos?– we’re supposed to be like that. Just– super-DUPER happy. Happy with the new tech-toys, happy with travelling and gathering random experiences, happy with the semi-anonymous exchange of bodily fluids, happy watching the same movie and listening to the same song, each only slightly varied from the other ones. Such very fun!

Except.. life. The world. Politics. Our longing hearts, seeking a kingdom of true peace, and inner peace. And in our world, restless Progressivism must “progress”, which means interfering with everything & everyone in sight.

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“People don’t like to be meddled with. We tell them what to do, what to think. Don’t run, don’t walk. We’re in their homes and in their heads and we haven’t the right. We’re meddlesome.”

River Tam, movie Serenity (2005)

Most of all, the meddlers don’t like a taste of their own medicine. The Euro & American establishments both got a huge dose of meddlesome & uppity peasants with the U.S. Fall election of one Donald John Trump in 2016, and the Brexit vote earlier that same Summer.

Big Meddle got a royally bloody nose. And then their planet-sized snit ensued.

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Elites: “This is going to hurt you peasants a lot more than you hurt us.”

The Snit Ensues: Details

Looking back at 2016, Team Meddle knows one thing: internets helped bad thing happen: must part-muzzle peasants! In 2015-2016, YouTube, Twitter, Google Search, Drudge, FaceBook were all used by the peasants as levers of public awareness, circumventing the lapdog media, and the political establishments feeding the elite narrative.

Must fix! So now it’s Big Backlash by Big Meddle, with shadow-banning, leftwards algorithms, demonetized videos and YouTube Channels, Twitter deletions and bans, FaceBook Jail & nanny-messaging. This is all to one end: to stop the anti-Meddle meddling by the revolting peasants. Social Media weaponized against non-compliant political-cultural-religious users.

Our digital self is a big thing for many Western people: imagine being all but banned, being digitally unpersonned, silenced, unable to get alternative news quickly, and not being able to discuss it with others? A genuine debility, in some respects.

It gets worse for the meddlers in 2018– the peasants not only spoke up several years ago, they keep speaking up, and even when some get banned, shadow-banned, de-monetized, and slapped down, they and their peasant allies still keep fighting back and speaking out! What’s a Big Meddle authoritarian to do?

The Other So Happier 2018…

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You see, just now President Hillary the globalist mafiosa is entering her second year, with her Canada-style gun rules coming into force and her FBI poodles covering her tracks, and the bodies quietly piling up; and a nearly de-blooded Islamicized United Kingdom is laying prone before the unelected autocrats in Brussels, surrendering every freedom, distinctive, and historical authority over itself to Big Meddle, and imported trouble. Same as it ever was, before 2016. Nigel Farage is merely a bad memory.

Troika-Unelected1Just as planned pre-2013, the one-world progressive Pope is working closely with globalist schemer George Soros, President Hillary and the EUcrats towards a one-world government, more social control, more disruptive weaponized “immigration”, and a gentler Chinese-style control of the internet and all social media. And a suitable one-world religion to match.

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In the 2018 that should have been, the internet is still an issue, but as long as a few grumblers don’t actually write letters, protest, speak to their elected representatives and get organized, they are pesky, but harmless: one mosquito at a time. SLAP! People vanish from Twitter and YouTube and FaceBook, and nobody wonders why.

New uppity-peasant YouTube channels with ‘unacceptable’ politically incorrect content all have a terrible time trying to get started, and make no advertising money. Troublesome news-sources are all but invisible online, or very hard to find on Google, banned on Twitter, sidelined on FaceBook, or in links on other pages. With advertising revenues dropping, many outlets are forced to cut back reporting, or shut down entirely.

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What Next?

The fight must continue. Alternative social media platforms are only part of an answer, since we must stay in the public square, not surrender it to the bullies. And the bullies are not totally above the law, or invulnerable, either.

Actually protesting, writing letters, speaking out, exposing the Big Agenda and educating others about it, getting involved at the local level, reading books, praying for God’s Kingdom to come, and aligning ourselves with His almighty will makes any protest or expressed concern more than just our team versus theirs, screech versus scream.

It will cost us something– perhaps everything– but the West is not founded on trusting in the strength of men, but on a trust in the Risen power of Jesus Christ– the only-begotten Son of God– to truly make all things new, in the great re-creation.

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― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King.

This is our fight, in our day. God knows the outcome, but I know that if we sit back and self-indulgently despair, we have already lost our contribution to the battle for freedom, faith, and our own civilization in our time.

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

 

Hugs In Heaven?

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OK– FWIW, I’m over the Omar Khadr thing for now, except to ask for prayers. Why? Because I want to embrace him in heaven.

WHAAAAT?!

> Pray that the Holy Spirit hover over him, give him no restful sleep, until he seek the Lord Jesus.

> Pray that like so many other Muslim converts, he receive a vision of the risen Jesus, and so seek baptism and conversion.

> Pray blessings on his head. Pray that he hears & believes the Good News.

> Pray that we have a spirit of forgiveness for our Islamist enemies, and a love for them great enough to seek their salvation from sin and death and hell and their demonic false religion.

Let’s ask God to make Omar Khadr a saint, as were so many other converts in the history of the Christian Church.

So saith

Binks

The Orcs Of Sauron & Easter-time

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Servants of the Dark Lord.. do love their kabooms.

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~ ITEM: UPDATE— There is no confirmation that Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was crucified on Good Friday PRAY FOR HIM

AS THE CHRISTIAN West observed Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Pascha, or Easter, the forces of darkness showed themselves, and what they stand for. Evil hates the light; hates joy and goodness and mercy; hates authentic celebration of wonderful things. Hates the followers of Jesus, just as evil hates Him.

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Heroic Jihadis attack a nursing home, kill nuns.

Persecution– An Islamic terror-group carried out the Good Friday crucifixion of an Indian priest in Yemen, after he was kidnapped from old people’s home, tortured, and then crucified, according to reports. One nun who miraculously survived the attack on the senior’s home, gave eyewitness testimony of the attack, and the kidnapping of Indian Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil.

Let us pray that he gave a good account of himself, and that he may receive a martyr’s crown in heaven, for his service on earth, and his Christ-witnessing death. May his murderers repent and come to believe in the Gospel.  Lord have mercy.

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PRAY FOR HIM  Martyred for the faith— Father Tom Uzhunnalil.

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Planned Persecution– Churchgoing Christians in England dodged a bullet Sunday past– Brussels Jihad Murderers Plotted Easter Church Massacres In The UK. Many native English may not take their religion seriously these days, but certain Muslims do, and that’s why we are where we are, and where we’re headed: More. Uglier. Worse.

Of course, militant Muslims even cheerfully kill their own– as Mark Steyn notes in his “Happy Easter from the Religion of Peace“. Asad Shah’s horrid and death-worthy crime? Wishing Christians a Happy Easter.

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Why do they hate us? It must be something we did to make them sad. Let’s apologize!

 

Heartbreaking Word From Pakistan

[ WARNING: some disturbing pictures amongst the links below. I chose the least graphic. ]

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Persecution– The long-suffering Christians of Lahore, Pakistan, have suffered yet another suicide-bombing directed against Christians— this time, an evening Easter Party of parents and children in a local park. The pictures show everybody dressed in their Easter finery, stricken whilst making joyful holiday, on the high Christian feast of Resurrection & new life.

Twenty nine children were among 72 killed, 300 injured, many critically. Please pray for them all.

Past Persecution– On March 15 of 2015, two Taliban suicide bombers likewise blew themselves up in Pakistan at the entrance to two Christian churches in Lahore, causing 17 deaths and wounding 80 more. In September 2013, two explosions at the All Saint’s Church in Peshawar killed 127 people and injured more than 250, and an attack on a Peshawar school in December 2014 killed 150 people, mostly students.

Jesus says:

“You have heard that it was said, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR and hate your enemy.’ “But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven….” (Matthew 5:43-5)

But he also taught:

“… [W]hoever receives one such child in My name receives Me; but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea..” (Matthew 18:6)

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The better option, says Jesus, to those thinking about hurting His kids.

It’s Deadly Serious

This is the new form of war: the front is everywhere, and nowhere; the enemy is highly committed and serious, and hidden; and there are no non-combatants. Candles and chalk drawings and flowers and weepy gatherings will not make it stop. Stop cringing: it only encourages them.

Even worse? Christians are Slaughtered While U.S. Churches Look the Other Way. Jesus says it is he who is persecuted in the suffering and death of his own; and He warns that just as we’ve done unto the least of his flock, we’ve done it– or not done it– unto him.

So, What Now?

Will we stand tall, no matter what? Will we defend and fight for ourselves and our civilization, or not? Do we follow Jesus, and so take up our Cross, and partake in his eternal victory– so giving inward spiritual life to our societies, or not?

As for me, I do not seek martyrdom, but I ask God’s grace that I will not fail him, if it were to come to that. I sacrifice and offer up my time and thought and prayer and love online and in life, where I hope to rebuild the foundations and give strength and courage and insight to my readers.

“Rise heart, thy Lord is risen!” It is hard to mourn whilst celebrating, but God grant us larger hearts so we can do both well at once.

Cheer up. Nut up/ ovary up. Donate, pray, pass the word, and get active.

Things are going to get much, much worse before He returns, be that now, or in ages to come. In any case, we’ll see Him one way or another, for death comes in the blink of an eye for mortal man. ~

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O return soon, Lord Jesus! “And they said to the mountains and to the rocks, ‘Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb’…..” (Rev 6:16)

So saith

The Binks

Easter III: Thus Saith Hilary

~ WISE WORDS worth pondering, about where we are in 2016, spiritually, and what it all means in the light of Holy Week, Good Friday, and Easter. The article is by commentator and freelance writer (and lucky friend of Binks), Miss Hilary White.

Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest.

Cheers,

~B~

Hatred, Wisdom and Easter: What’s the Connection?

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