“I give up… if you all really and truly want for me to wake up… right NOW… I will!
BUT… I really would… just love hearing that piece of music that you are playing just for me… again and again!
Guess… that … I will have to start paying more attention to what is going on… on the BIG EARTH … and what is going on in my very own… new HOME… seems that … that there are so many new ways of doing things… looks like… I will be having so much more FUN … NOW … with all of the new people that keep singing and smiling and sending to me… some real big juicy KISSES! D.V.
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President Donald Trump is scheduled to announce new guidance on prayer in public schools Thursday afternoon.
The announcement comes as the White House recognizes National Religious Freedom Day, which Trump said honors the “foundational link between freedom and faith in our country.”
While it is unclear what the guidance might be, White House officials told NPR that there will be no change to existing law or regulations. Trump teased the guidance at a Jan. 3 rally at a Florida megachurch, saying that he and Attorney General Bill Barr are “doing a big action.”
“We will not allow faithful Americans to be bullied by the hard left,” he said, according to Time and Politico.
WHAT’S ALLOWED NOW?
Students are allowed to pray on their own, but the Supreme Court has ruled that public schools cannot initiate prayer or promote religious events or symbols.
In 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against a Louisiana school district saying the district broadcast Christian prayers over the PA system every morning and included religious messages and prayer in other events, including pep rallies and graduation ceremonies.
A federal judge ordered the school district to end the practice by consent decree in 2018.
Another lawsuit filed in November by atheist students and their families claims school staff in Tennessee have made prayer a part of school assemblies and athletic events. The lawsuit said Bible verses are displayed in the school, and a Christian association has visited to distribute Bibles during class.
One student plaintiff told the ACLU the situation is “very awkward and uncomfortable.”
“I respect other people’s religion, and I would like it if everyone else would respect my beliefs,” the student said.
Madalyn Murray O’Hair, founder of the American Atheists organization, filed a lawsuit in 1960 over the Baltimore public school system forcing her son to recite prayers and read from the Bible, which eventually lead to the Supreme Court decision. Nick Fish, the organization’s current president, told McClatchy News there is nothing Trump can do to change that fact.
“The only thing President Trump and his sycophants care about is reinforcing Christian supremacy,” Fish said. “They have shown time and time again that they don’t care at all about equality under the law.”
Trump’s announcement comes a little less than a month after an editorial in the publication Christianity Today called for Trump’s removal from office. According to the editorial, the issue over whether the president should be removed is “not a matter or partisan loyalties but loyalty to the Creator of the Ten Commandments.”
“None of the president’s positives can balance the moral and political danger we face under a leader of such grossly immoral character,” the editorial said.
Trump responded via Twitter, saying the magazine would “rather have a Radical Left nonbeliever” than him as president.
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Tom Bob (previously refuses to simply live in the world.
He’s reshaping it.
Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, he’s perfectly personalizing his boring surroundings.
Whether it’s turning a pipe into an anteater or
transforming a fire hydrant into Princess Leia, there’s nothing he can’t do.
Usually, Tom Bob operates in NYC, but sometimes he unleashes his creativity elsewhere as well.
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Ratification Day on January 14th annually recognizes the act the officially ended the American Revolution. This day is in commemoration of the ratification of the Treaty of Paris on January 14, 1784, at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland by the Confederation Congress and established the United States as a sovereign entity.
- The Confederation Congress issued a proclamation on April 11, 1783, “Declaring the cessation of arms” against Great Britain.
- Congress approved the preliminary articles of peace on April 15, 1783.
- The Treaty of Paris was ratified on January 14, 1784.
The following is an excerpt from the proclamation of ratification:
- “By the United States in Congress assembled, a proclamation: Whereas definitive articles of peace and friendship, between the United States of America and His Britannic Majesty, were concluded and signed at Paris, on the 3rd day of September 1783 … we have thought proper by these presents, to notify the premises to all the good citizens of these United States …
- Given under the seal of the United States, witness His Excellency Thomas Mifflin, our president, at Annapolis, this fourteenth day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four … ” ~ Definitive Articles of the Peace of Paris – Signed by representatives of Britain and The United States on September 3, 1783.
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RATIFICATION DAY HISTORY
Ratification Day recognizes the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Paris. In Annapolis Maryland at the State House, a ceremony takes place where officials signed the treaty. The Old Senate Chamber has been renovated and preserved just as it was at the signing. Every January 14, a flag in the design that was displayed at the time of the signing of the Treaty of Paris flies over the State House; twelve stars forming a circle with one star in the center.
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this… “dream” IS SO GOOD”… I have very happy feelings… I just hope everyone will see that I am fine and that they… may just keep on going on to the next “NEW” baby that decided to arrive at the same or almost same time… that I would make my extra special entrance… into this whole and big new world!
Was just wondering if everyone knows… that a newborn baby will continue growing in size and weight and from that which I was programed to know… is that newborn babies have a brand new brain that is starting to record all that I hear… even when it looks like I am sleeping… the voices that I hear are recording information for me to use some time in the future.
Seems that I have a good ear for “MUSIC”… it comes in so nice and clear and some of the words that I am hearing… just seem to be singing my name, “RUBY”… so I am guessing that my new home will include others… that will like MUSIC… as much as I do~
Have to just post “RUBY” – – the favorite song of those that like my name “RUBY”… to sing along with… listen to… and just get those feet moving fast and at least a foot up and off the ground!
Have FUN with me in your arms… listen to the music and dance around… singing my name, “RUBY”… be sure that I can see your smiling eyes and that your sweet voice is the music to my ears… that DREAMS are made of! D.V.
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Just received a call from Lee,Jr. – told him earlier in the day that the new baby’s name is “RUBY”… and guess what… his wife “Darlene” has been singing that old song about “RUBY” all day… just can’t get it out of mind!
and… while talking on the phone… looked the song up and started playing… – Darlene got on the phone… said that’s it! Guess we have a new baby girl and a song from the past – everybody is singing all about “RUBY” and so… we are all so happy to have a new baby girl, just the sweetest and best of all new additions to our family!
“If ever…I saw a picture of a new born baby… and in looking at the picture… could tell immediately…what was going on with the baby… no words spoken – just a very easy observation on my part…
Our two-day old little “Miss Ruby, herself” … with no words spoken… is telling me… loud and clear… “I am thinking”” about all of this big fuss and attention that I am receiving… the QUEEN of ENGLAND, herself… and on …the best of days in all of her LIFE…does not get this … A# 1 – FIRST CLASS attention!”
Just have to be extra THANKFUL and GRATEFUL to the Almighty CREATOR… for sending… this first class GIFT as only HE knows of our dreams and desires… and in reading Psalm 139… the WORD describes the full message about our most precious GIFTS that we receive… just by asking and following HIS word! D.V.
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