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First Openly Trans US Army Officer and Wife Arrested in Plot to Give Medical Records to Russia

U.S. Army Major Dr. Jamie Lee Henry, who came out as the first openly trans officer on 2015, is accused of betraying the military and country he serves by working with his wife Dr. Anna Gabrielian, an anesthesiologist at Johns Hopkins, to give medical records to Russia on patients at Fort Bragg and Hopkins, according… […]

First Openly Trans US Army Officer and Wife Arrested in Plot to Give Medical Records to Russia
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The Solider 😔

The world tries to tell me that all is lost. They try to sell me a future without hope. Or a set of empty pleasures.😔

And violence rages all around me, inside and out, trying to break me down.😔

Let me stand up. Let me be a soldier in Christ. They may laugh, shake their heads, or even curse me but it doesn’t matter. Instead…😔

I will keep on praying. I will read God’s Word. I will join with the Body to worship and praise God in his great banquet. I will live victoriously and live courageously 😔

May the Spirit make me a living testimony.😔

For this is the way of the soldier. In Christ I am strong. In this way, I fight for and serve the King of kings, the Lord of lords.😔

The Kingdom of God is at hand.😔

Repent, believe, and prepare the way of the Lord.😔

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Queen Elizabeth II sand engraving created at Adelaide’s Brighton beach ahead of royal funeral

A sand engraving of the Queen.
The sand engraving shows a profile in silhouette, surrounded by a halo of pearls.(Facebook: Sue Norman)

When Elizabeth was crowned Queen after her father’s death in 1952, she was met with a tide of public jubilation — so it’s only fitting she is being farewelled with the help of a different kind of tide.

Key points:

  • Artist Sue Norman created the likeness on the Brighton foreshore
  • Hundreds of onlookers were enchanted by the process and the finished product
  • Ms Norman said she wanted to create a space where locals could pay tribute

Almost 70 years after Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation, a sand artist has paid a poignant tribute to her at Adelaide’s Brighton beach by engraving a likeness of the late monarch on the water’s edge.

In full sunshine, and in full view of enchanted onlookers, Sue Norman began the meticulous process this morning, hours ahead of the Queen’s funeral at London’s Westminster Abbey.

Usually populated with crowds of beach walkers — as well as the occasional sand castle — Brighton’s sands instead became a canvas on which Ms Norman imprinted one of her sand mandalas.

“A beautiful day to create a memorial sandala for the Queen,” Ms Norman wrote on Facebook, encouraging passers-by to go and have a “look and even leave flowers” that would then be washed out to sea.

A sand engraving of the Queen
Sue Norman says the impermanence of the image helps wash away feelings of sadness.(Facebook: Sue Norman)

The side profile of the sovereign resembled a coin or a stamp — with the exception that, on the beach, she is facing to the left rather than the right.

After completing the work, Ms Norman told ABC Radio Adelaide’s Sonya Feldhoff it was a therapeutic process that would also wash away feelings of sadness and poignancy.

“I’ve created a portrait, you might say a silhouette portrait, of the Queen at about 12 metres across,” she said.

“She’s got a silhouette of a crown and of course the pearls and around it a halo of pearls as well and at the base is a place where people are putting their flowers.”

Ms Norman said hundreds of people including many passers-by had come down to have a look before it gradually disappeared.

A woman uses a stick to engrave a profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the sand as people watch from a nearby jetty.
A crowd gathered on the Brighton jetty to watch the process.(Supplied: City of Holdfast Bay)

“We’ve seen it in London, the people queuing to walk past and pay homage to the Queen for the last time and there are a lot of people here and around the world who can’t do that, so I guess I’ve created a space,” she said.

“That’s one of the things I enjoy about the sand mandalas — the impermanence of it. It takes the feelings away.

She said a monarch butterfly flew across the piece just before she finished it.

“I just thought that was a beautiful thing to occur,” she said.

A sand engraving of the Queen.
Ms Norman said it took about three hours to create the impressive imprint.(Supplied: City of Holdfast Bay)

The fleeting artwork took about three hours to create and will soon be at the mercy of the tide.

But with a fine afternoon and evening ahead, it won’t be a king tide, but a gentle lapping of the water that is altogether more regal and sedate.YOUTUBEQueen tours regional Australia

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Report: Saving the Amazon region will require intensive measures! — Stigmatis

Report says Amazon’s restorative capacity is running out (video) Lima | Sep 5 2022 The Amazon region’s ability to restore itself is being exhausted and, if the current rate of deforestation continues, saving the “planet’s green lung” must begin before 2025, according to a report laying out global strategies to protect 80 percent of the […] […]

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A 🐈 KITTY 😸

“But it’s nights like these where I wish so badly that I could be curled up next to you and be able to focus on your breathing and fall asleep to the sound of your heartbeat.” 😸😸😸

Oh to be a kitten 😂

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Although The World Works To Redefine Human Rights, No Legal Ruling Changes Biblical Truth | Harbingers Daily

As God’s image bearers, humans are entitled to certain rights—but the Creator, not culture, makes the rules. According to the United Nations website, “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from […]

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ONE EARNS FREEDOM BY LIVING WITHIN THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. AMEN 🙏

Amen
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BESTIE 💜

MARRY YOUR BEST FRIEND. I do not say that lightly. Really, truly find the strongest, happiest friendship in the person you fall in love with. Someone who speaks highly of you. Someone you can laugh with. The kind of laughs that make your belly ache, and your nose snort. The embarrassing, earnest, healing kind of laughs. Wit is important. Life is too short not to love someone who lets you be a fool with them. Make sure they are somebody who lets you cry, too. Despair will come. Find someone that you want to be there with you through those times. Most importantly, marry the one that makes passion, love, and madness combine and course through you. A love that will never dilute – even when the waters get deep, and dark.

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13 Reasons Why You Should Boycott Gold For The Yanomami People! — Palm Oil Detectives – MARY CALVO — Barbara Crane Navarro

Image: Insight Crime/Igarapé Institute Originally posted on Palm Oil Detectives: Hunger for Gold in the Global North is fueling a living hell in the Global South Hunger for gold in the Global North is fueling a living hell for Indigenous people in the Global South. Here’s reasons why you should #BoycottGold4Yanomami @barbaranavarro Tweet Behind the […] […]

13 Reasons Why You Should Boycott Gold For The Yanomami People! — Palm Oil Detectives – MARY CALVO — Barbara Crane Navarro

Ban Buying Gold 🪙

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FAMOUS POEMS 💥

A Certain Lady – Dorothy Parker

Oh, I can smile for you, and tilt my head, 🌼

And drink your rushing words with eager lips, 🌼

And paint my mouth for you a fragrant red, 🌼

And trace your brows with tutored finger-tips. 🌼

When you rehearse your list of loves to me, Oh, I can laugh and marvel, rapturous-eyed. And you laugh back, nor can you ever see 🌼

The thousand little deaths my heart has died. And you believe, so well I know my part, That I am gay as morning, light as snow, 🌼

And all the straining things within my heart 🌼

You’ll never know. Oh, I can laugh and listen, when we meet, And you bring tales of fresh adventurings, — Of ladies delicately indiscreet, 🌼

Of lingering hands, and gently whispered things. 🌼

And you are pleased with me, and strive anew 🌼

To sing me sagas of your late delights. 🌼

Thus do you want me marveling, gay, and true, 🌼

Nor do you see my staring eyes of nights. 🌼

And when, in search of novelty, you stray, 🌼

Oh, I can kiss you blithely as you go …. 🌼

And what goes on, my love, while you’re away, 🌼

You’ll never know. 🌼

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Toothpaste 😁

“Date someone who is interested in you. I don’t mean someone who thinks you’re cute or funny. I mean someone who wants to know every insignificant detail about you. Someone who wants to read every word you write. ✨✨✨✨✨

Someone who wants hear every note of your favourite song, and watch every scene of your favourite movie. Someone wants to find every scar upon your body, and learn where each one came from. ✨✨✨✨

Someone who wants to know your favourite brand of toothpaste, and which quotes resonate deep inside your bones when you hear them. There is a difference between attraction and interest. Find the person who wants to learn every aspect of who you are.” ✨✨✨