EMBRACING GOD AND CHRIST

Embracing God and Christ and the Kingdom of God Within

Be led by the Holy Spirit and Christ recognizing their Glorified Living Spirit operating through your ‘Godly Mindset”, spiritually minded, and having and enjoying having the “Life More Abundantly” promised, and having the ‘Peace of Mind and Heart That Comes With Christ” and “The Liberty That Comes With The Spirit” finding and turning to the Holy Spirit and Christ within you and who’s perfect will is to be trusted and is done, experiencing sanctification, and strengthened, a new giver of love, joy, peace and kindness, goodness and gentleness, and exercising faithfulness and self-control, transformed by the work of the Holy Spirit within us living new spirit-filled lives obedient to God and to Christ we’re exalted and evolved by spiritually, spiritually matured and committed to God understanding the most highest wisdom received and the most noblest life full conscious of the Salvation we’ve received, no longer ignorant of the reality and presence of God and of Christ in us and in the world in others also perfect revelations of God’s Presence and Holiness, not “Foolishness”.Continue reading

Scooter Safety

Watch Out for Motorcycles, Scooters, Mopeds and Electric Bikes

It’s that time of the year we love best, nice cool mornings and sunny afternoons and evenings most comfortable for riding.

I operate a scooter and would like for all motorists and pedestrians to be aware of me coming down or turning onto roads whether in town or on rural back roads. Many motorcycles and 300-650 cc scooter riders cruise on highways.

I wear a reflective jacket and a helmet and other gear such as the type of sunglasses that keeps my eyes from watering and thick soled hard shoes, long pants and leather gloves when needed.Continue reading

Happy New Birth Day

Revelation 22:17 “And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely”.

For REAL Life, you must have faith and learn, and you’ll be saved, “made alive”, not “dead’, “raised up into a new life from the dead” in body and soul, and awakened, nourished, refreshed and regenerated, having repented, and obedient now, having the “will to do the will of God”, on the right path and of righteousness, under God’s Divine Influence, having “Come”, and by the “flow of God’s greatness”, living a new spirit-filled life obedient to God, what learned practiced, experiencing the “purification of one’s thoughts”, and with no more hindrance, come to Christ no longer turned to the sin of the world and healed, yielding to the will of God, God’s knowledge and truths received, understood and wholly and confidently, constantly and obediently doing right, God’s will, cleansed by the “water of life” and a “new and different person” with a “fresh newness” in all we “think and do”, the “new birth process” complete.Continue reading

The Perfect Summer Snack

The Perfect Summer Snack

A perfect summer snack for kids is fruit. Here’s some facts you’ll be happy to know about the nutrition your kids can obtain consuming some of summer’s delicious sweet and healthy fruits kids love.

Blackberries

They’re rich with fiber and high in vitamin C and antioxidants. They’re also a great source of vitamin K and manganese, both of which are vital for young growing bones.

Blueberries

Blueberries contain a flavonoid called anthocyanin which has antioxidant effects on the body that keeps cells repaired and healthy. Blueberries also have lots of vitamin C as well as essential nutrients like potassium, calcium, and magnesium.Continue reading

How Racism Affects Children

How Racism Affects Children

Did you know that there are physiological effects upon children being raised in a stressful racist environment? Their blood pressure and heart rate increases. Stress hormones such as cortisol are elevated and their immune system can trigger an inflammatory response making it harder for wound healing and fighting infection. Continuous “toxic stress” from long periods of being in, living in or experiencing or exposed in early childhood to an environment of systemic racism, does not inevitably lead to disease early in life but does increase the risk of later problems, prolonged elevations of blood sugar leading to insulin resistance, obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes, heart disease and autoimmune disorders. Growing up in a racist environment can have an impact on their lifestyles and individual responsibilities in adulthood because of the continuous activation of stress at home that has a wear-and-tear effect inside their young growing bodies.Continue reading

Human Trafficking of Young Children

HUMAN TRAFFICKING OF YOUNG CHILDREN 

The average age of child trafficking victims is between the ages of 11 – 14. Family members exclusively traffic most children under the age of 10. 74% of child trafficking involves sex trafficking, and the majority involves pimp-controlled prostitution. Approximately 1.2 million children are trafficked every year.

Children are trafficked for:

  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Benefit Fraud
  • Forced Marriage
  • Domestic Slavery Like Cleaning, Cooking and Childcare
  • Forced Labor In Factories Or Agriculture
  • Committing Crimes, Like Begging, Theft, Working On Cannabis Farms Or Moving Drugs                        

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Different Types of Childhood Traumatic Stress

Childhood traumatic stress occurs when violent or dangerous events overwhelm a child’s or adolescent’s ability to cope.

Traumatic events may include:

  • Neglect and psychological, physical, or sexual abuse
  • Natural disasters, terrorism, and community school violence
  • Witnessing or experiencing intimate partner violence
  • Commercial sexual exploitation 
  • Serious accidents, life threatening illness, or sudden violent loss of a loved one
  • Refugee and war experiences
  • Military family-related stressors, such as parental deployment, loss or injury

Learn to understand the reasons for certain behaviors and emotions. You’ll become better prepared to help the child cope. Continue reading

Poison Ivy

Beware of Poison Ivy

Poison ivy can spread urushiol to skin in all seasons. Have you ever heard the old adage, “leaves of three, let it be”? The sap on the plant’s leaves, called urushiol, often causes an allergic reaction and rash. The stalk of the middle leaflet is much longer than the two side leaflets and the edges can be smooth or coarse toothed. The surface can be glossy or dull.

Poison ivy doesn’t just grow in and near the woods, it can grow in sidewalk cacks, vacant lots and other nooks and crannies throughout cities, beach towns, and suburbs.

Poison ivy is found in every state, except Alaska and Hawaii. You can get a rash even in the winter when the plant has lost all of its leaves. Continue reading

Air Pollution

Let’s Clarify Air Pollution

With international cooperation and collective global environmental action, environment on the priority list of governments, the world could truly celebrate on World Environment Day, June 5th 2022, with the whole world focused on living sustainably with nature, and can be achieved with a global commitment to resolving climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste. This crisis is humanity’s greatest threat, and may cause the extinction of millions of species.

Air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to public health globally, and does have an impact on the climate. Improving our air quality will bring health and international efforts to tackle this critical issue is a must. Every breath we take sucks in tiny particles that can damage our lungs, hearts and brains and cause a stroke, heart disease, lung disease and cancer and a host of other problems such as diabetes and impairing cognitive development in children and exacerbating mental health problems, especially for those living in developed nations. Women and children are the most vulnerable.Continue reading

Observation is Very Important

Observing your child’s physical actions, expressions, gestures and behaviors, and listening to their talking and interacting with others will show you how they’re developing, their likes and dislikes and how they learn through their play and interactions. It will reveal more about them as an individual, and how they interact with other children as well as adults.

Observation identifies the area and areas your child may be struggling with so you can address these issues and ensure they get the suitable support needed.

Observing your child gives you the accurate information needed to meet your child’s needs and help them to continually improve their learning and development.

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