I apologize for my lack of technical skill- I have been unable to figure out how to embed this video. But if you click the link below you can watch it on The Weather Channel site. It is about a new study that found a pretty serious error in the majority of climate models- and what that error means as far as what is happening versus what was predicted.
Georgia school shooting averted by a brave bookkeeper – and prayer (+video)
I find it beautifully heartening that this person was able to defuse a violent situation using nonviolent loving kindness.
She not only saved the children in the school; she very likely saved the life of the disturbed young man-who seemed grateful for her reconnecting him to the circle of humanity.
We don’t need to meet violence with more violence, or make prisons of our schools with armed guards in order to stop violence.
This lady showed that a connection to God and a compassionate heart can overcome guns and madness.
By including that young man in the circle, by praying for him instead of murdering him for his insane attempt, she has diverted us all into a timeline with this possibility in it. Who knows what unexpected side effects may come from her loving action resulting in no deaths where tonight might have seen us all mourning so much senseless suffering again?
Prayer IS powerful. LOVE is stronger than hate. 🙂
“In this case, [teachers] were probably briefed on what the process would be and how to get kids into a shelter-in area or lock the doors and get under desks,” he says. “But it all comes back to the perimeter – how are you keeping these people out? – and that was the weak point here.”
A strong point, however, was the school’s bookkeeper, Antoinette Tuff, who emerged as a hero after apparently talking Mr. Hill into surrendering his weapons, in part by telling him about her own hard times, including a divorce that ended a 33-year marriage and the difficulties of starting a business.
“I just started praying for him,” she told Atlanta’s Channel 2 Action News. “I just started talking to him … and let him know what was going on with me and that it would be OK. And then let him know that he could just give himself up.”
After Hill allegedly exchanged brief gunfire with officers outside the front office, Ms. Tuff says she persuaded Hill to empty his…
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There are a lot of videos from Gathering of Nations at powwows.com, so if you like this, check out the main site for more.
How to create a FREE Victory Vegetable garden with your community using a Permablitz
For some reason I am unable to get the video to embed and play, but you can click the link below to watch it on Code Green.
Join the Suncoast Co-op as we Permablitz Barbara’s house creating a sheet mulch from local resources to create an victory vegetable garden.
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