Never Eating Shrimp Again

Most of our seafood comes from Thailand and Southeast Asia, particularly shrimp. After reading the horrific story of one man who was lured to the fishing industry by the promise of money but ended up being a slave, I have decided against eating certain types of fish. There story is here:

This poor man, Myint, and many like him ended up being slaves on Thai fishing boats where they are beaten, starved, and chained; forced to work long hours and told they will never see home again. This man had not seen his family for 22 years. Myint left home to go find work to help his mother but ended up being kidnapped and used as a slave with many others. He was terrorized by the boat captains who promised certain death to those who tried to escape.

Eventually, he did escape and it was an arduous journey filled with fear that someone would catch him and send him back to being a slave all over again. It did happen once. But when he was finally free he made his way back to his family who were in shock to see him. His little sister was now grown up and his mother was gray-haired. His mother collapsed at one point but was revived by her son.

I went online and did a search to find out where our fish come from. I think I came up with two that are not supplied by Southeast Asia and that would be sockeye salmon from Alaska and pollack which also comes from Alaska. With regards to tuna, I will read the label to see the country of origin. Any place but Thailand would be acceptable. But if it only says Southeast Asia, I won’t buy it just in case. I am leery of my cats’ food, although the oldest one is being fed Blue Wilderness which I trust. Someone needs to do something to stop slavery in Thailand. Or just totally boycott anything coming from Thailand. You really need to read the story of this poor Myanmar man.

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You Can NOT Tell Me What To Think Or Believe

Just because what I believe is different from what you believe does not mean that I have to bend to your will. You are not God. Get over yourself! The first amendment is practically in the toilet already. I stand with Jesus Christ and if you don’t like it, tough. I don’t care what they call me. I do not hate people because Jesus loves everyone. But I cannot compromise my beliefs just because they are not popular with the rest of the world. Some of us have taken oaths to uphold God’s way of living. We did that when we committed our lives to Him. If I compromised my beliefs I would be betraying Christ and less than nothing in my own eyes. I cannot betray Him. Again, yes He loves everyone but sin is sin. He doesn’t compromise with sin and neither can I. Others are so filled with hate they cannot accept who I am. I want to live in peace.

Christians now live in enemy territory. I’m not talking about those who have been fleeing for their lives in Iraq and Syria. I’m talking about the United States which once stood for something but now stands for nothing. It will be a hate crime to voice your opinion if it is different from others or speak out against evil but only if you are a Christian. It won’t be considered hate speech if you are an atheist or gay and speak out against a Christian. It’s okay then. No one can say anything against Muslims because they might be offended but they can spew whatever poison their heart desires against Christians and the world thinks its okay to do that. Mind you, there are some beliefs that the Muslims share with Christians. (although some Christians have already prostituted themselves with the devil by embracing things that God says is wrong.) I am neither a Republican nor a Democrat. And not Tea Party either. Or whatever else is out there. The closer I get to God, the more alien everything else seems. I truly feel like a stranger in a strange land. The world does whatever it wants. It’s not my world but I have to live in it but I don’t go along with what the world does. So herein is the conflict. I am not apart of your world so don’t expect me to accept the things of your world. I don’t believe in lying, cheating, stealing or hurting anyone, either. But it goes on rampantly.

It is horrifying to me that so many have dragged Jesus Christ’s name through the mud. The Westboro Baptist Church comes to mind. And those who have abused children which I think is the greatest offence of all. They will have to answer for that. Or pastors who have abused their wives or done other things that have defiled Christianity.

Antisemitism, which is on the rise, will continue to rise and there will be equal hatred toward the Jews as there is toward Christians. Persecution will increase dramatically and soon I expect Christians to be hauled off to prison just for being a Christian and nothing else. Or just shot on sight.

Franklin Graham is planning a 50 state tour in 2016. I plan on attending when he gets to my state. In the Old Testament God always sent out a prophet to warn the people that their end was at hand. Despite what the ignorant think of God in the Old Testament, God was really pleading with His creation to change, to repent. But, of course, they didn’t because they did not see God as real. Pretty much what people think today. In the Old Testament, they were killed and hauled off into captivity by another conquering enemy nation. So what do you think would happen now? Do not underestimate God and what He can do.

Franklin is going out to spread the Gospel of Christ as never before. But my gut feeling is that God is using this as a final warning to this country. Most don’t really care what God says, anyway. They treat Him with great disdain and a lot of arrogance. They have no idea. No idea Who God really is. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the Living God. He is a Power the likes of which you cannot imagine. He is infinitely patient and gives all a chance to repent. And we know that Satan is behind all of this. He is manipulating the whole world.

God is a God of Love. He sent His only Son, Jesus Christ, to die for all of humanity. His offer still stands. His arms are open wide to receive all who run to Him. We Christians are bound to Him, body and soul. We are really citizens of another Kingdom but have to live here for a short time. Our King is coming.

I had a PS to this post but deleted it because I realized I had not checked the facts in the article I had read about all historical monuments that referenced the Civil War were being taken down. I know this is in response to that horrible event where 9 innocent people were gunned down inside a church by a sociopath. I know about the confederate flag being taken down and not sold. I don’t like slavery. I hate it. It is still going on today. There is still a lot of human trafficking. I hate oppression in any form. I hate injustice. I hate children being harmed in any way. That makes my blood boil.

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Praise Jesus!!! The Women and Children Will Be Helped!

It’s amazing! The original goal to rescue those poor women and children from the evil of ISIS in Iraq was $150,000. In the first 24 hours $355,000 was raised! Now, today, I read that over $500,000 has been raised and it is still climbing!! The women and children will be taken out of the shipping containers where they have sought refuge and put into proper dwellings. The women will be taught to read and write and given money to start their own businesses in Northern Iraq. And the children will be safe and will be going to school. Over 20,000 of them. Probably a lot more since more money has come in. They will be fed and housed and will receive medical help, as well.

It shows that the love of Christ can overcome the darkness. I have been listening to Ann Voskamp on a live webcast and another man, Jeremy Courtney,who along with his wife, is in Iraq to help those people. He has been there since the middle of the last Iraqi war. He works with various groups in Iraq, mosques, etc. to get the work done in Jesus’ name. He and his team pour out the love of God to all who are created in the image of God.

So the women who had been living hopeless lives in fear and extreme poverty, who have lost everything including their husbands who had been killed by ISIS, will see the Love of Christ being poured out onto them and their children. This is a powerful witness to all of the Love of Jesus Christ.

Ann Voskamp was totally blown away by the response. She had gone over to Iraq because she felt she was being led by God when ISIS was a mere 40 miles away. Her family was, at first, frantic over the idea but then came to accept it. She was well protected by God on her journey over there, first stopping in Israel and then going to Iraq to gather the stories of these broken women and the horrendous horrors they face. She brought those stories home and have shared it with all of us so that we can be the hands of God and help them. Those who were created in the Image of God.

This is what happens when we surrender ourselves to God and allow ourselves to be poured out for Him. What has Christ also commanded us to do? Love our enemies. AH! Not so easy when you read about atrocities such as what happened to those 9 year old girls. Pure evil. That’s kind of hard for me to accept. So while there is clearly a heavy demonic presence in ISIS, I will pray for the misguided ones from the 90 other nations who have joined ISIS; who were brainwashed by aggressive recruiters to join. May God have mercy on their souls.

May 29, 2015 update:

Over $750,000 has been raised and it’s still climbing! This was actually the third day it happened. I only got around to posting this now. Amazing.

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There Are Not Enough Hells for ISIS

I got a blog post from Ann Voskamp that enraged me so much that I think ISIS should be bombed out of existence…all of them, every single one, with NO mercy.

There is a scarcity of 9 year old girls in Iraq because they are being sold naked on an open slave market by ISIS to do with whatever the scumbag pedophile that buys them wants to. Then the girl’s vagina is surgically repaired so she can be a “virgin” for the next scumbag who needs to be roasted alive after his penis is cut off. And I don’t want to hear anything from some bleeding heart liberal who I would not wipe my feet on who thinks no one should go and save these girls. But you know, if the almighty dollar is not behind it, then no one cares.

I could not wrap my head around what is going on over there, but hey, don’t let me stop you from watching the Khardashians and what is going on with he/she Bruce. All children’s lives matter. ALL. No matter what country they are from. Just thinking about this makes me foam at the mouth. (And by the way, we contributed to Preemptive Love Coalition and you should, too. Give up a week’s worth of lattes at Starbucks and do it.)

What is going on over there is a real horror that is beyond comprehension. I wish I could win a lottery so I could save them all. But I haven’t. I can only do my small part. But you know, if everyone does a small part it adds up to a big part. In the meantime all I can do is pray that somehow they get rescued.

Also keep in mind that there are American and British guys going over to join ISIS. Traitors all. They should be shot on sight, no mercy, no trial.

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All This Stuff Doesn’t Even Matter

Anything that distracts me from God does not even matter. I allowed myself to get hijacked and bogged down in stupid, mindless, twaddle crap that does not even matter. I’m also tired of the negativity and don’t want it in my life anymore. Does it matter all that much whether there is money for this or that and what will happen months from now? No, actually it does not matter because, quite frankly, it is out of my realm anyway since God controls what happens to me from second to second. I think it is time for some spring cleaning. These are the days counting down toward the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Yep, time to get that leaven out of my life for good.

I suddenly realized I am not even living. I’m existing and I can tell you that no way does God want me in this position. So…I have to change it. And from now on I don’t give a rat’s backside what else is going on, I’m sticking with Jesus and hanging out with Him and my DAD. (the one Jesus calls Our Father.)

I want to be free, truly free and that is exactly what Jesus came to do…set me free. The cage door is open…I just have to fly through it.

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So…Cornell University Would Allow An ISIS Terrorist To Hold A Training Camp On Its Campus

For those who don’t know, Cornell University is located in New York. I got a newsletter from Natural News about this and after reading that article I went to the source which is Project Veritas. Project Truth. I scrolled down till I found the video where the assistant dean of students, Dean Scaffido, actually says it would be okay to have a member of ISIS come in and host a training camp for students and compared it to a coach training a sports team!! I often thought nothing could surprise me but this did. Here is the link to the actual site: Yep, just come on in and talk to over a thousand students and maybe recruit a good portion of them for the cause.

The part in the Natural News article about vaccinations was not mentioned in the video with the dean of students but Mike Adam’s might have gotten that from another source. Here is the Natural News article:

The Veritas reporter went in to talk to Scaffido posing as a student and asked Scaffido questions about having ISIS come and speak on the campus, maybe starting a humanitarian project for ISIS, like sending food and other stuff overseas. Hamas would be allowed to join in, too.The Veritas reporter does NOT support ISIS but went in there to do the interview as if he was. This was all on camera and so Scaffido knew he was being videoed. It is shocking to say the least but this is where liberal America is headed. And with our Failure-in-Chief in the White House doing nothing, I am sure that ISIS will take root here, too. Kiss your freedom goodbye.

P.S. I thought about this post some time after I wrote it. Having some experience with Adobe products I know it is very possible to put two entirely different videos together and make it seem like it is one video. It’s a very clever trick. I thought about this because I found it hard to believe that Scaffido is that dumb. We don’t see the interviewer. Just the interviewee. It taught me a lesson to let a post sit for awhile in the draft form and think about it before I post it. Of course, there is no way to prove anything really. Also, I highly doubt that Cornell University would hold any training camp for ISIS without the Feds appearing on their doorstep in a New York Minute.

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Ghidorah and Rodan Will Be Joining the Mix

The latest as reported by Yahoo is that nearly all the fuel rods have melted to the bottom of the first reactor. Three reactors were heavily damaged. TEPCO does not have any way of seeing the exact location of the molten fuel due to the stratospheric levels of radiation. They said they will have to build robots to do the job since it is impossible for any human to get remotely near it. TEPCO claims it will take 30-40 years to clean up. Really? U-238 has a half-life of 4.5 million years. By the time TEPCO gets its act together the entire planet will be glowing and a new Olympic event will be added to the next Olympics, which will be hosted by Japan. Godzilla, Mothra, Ghidorah and Rodan will be duking it out.

So while TEPCO is going through the motions over the next four decades to “clean this up”, radiation will have traveled around the world several times. We don’t know how many people have died in Japan over the last four years from this. We don’t know how many children have thyroid cancer and how many others are gravely ill and dying. You see the problem is no one has ever planned for a disaster of this magnitude which is getting progressively worse. So they don’t know how to handle it. They are storing vast amounts of radioactive water in huge tanks by the crippled reactors. The radioactive soil and debris has been stuffed into big black plastic bags (like lawn and leaf bags) and tied up and left in piles numbering in the hundreds on a beach in Japan, probably near Fukushima. Yes, it is right by the water. Okay so what happens if there is a storm and those bags with radioactive debris gets carted out to the sea? And not everything is back to “normal” in Japan. You are only shown areas that have been cleaned up and the wreckage carted away. There are still areas that are a mess. They have no place to put it all. (There was a slide show on the web recently on the anniversary of Fukushima that showed all this.)

We don’t know what the effect will be on those of us who live in the United States. We don’t know what the effects will be on the countries nearest to Japan. A lot of the truth is hidden from us. And I don’t know how this event will play into other events in the future, but it is there and it’s smoldering away. And I surely don’t know what will happen if another major earthquake hits Japan in the same area.

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