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Friday, September 30, 2011

hame, hame, hame- Tha Me Sgith --- by Silly Wizard

Many years ago (I believe in the 1980s) some of the members of my family used to listen to a radio show called The Thistle & The Shamrock. It was fun to listen to Irish and Scottish music and to get a taste of history as well as a different style of music. Some tunes were lively making you want to get up and move your feet, and some were interesting ballads with a story behind them. The following song was one of our favorite Scottish ballad tunes. I need something relaxing to listen to now and then with all that's going on in the world. Perhaps this is a bit melancholy, but it doesn't depress me like some songs. The person who did this video used some beautiful photos. Enjoy!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

180 Movie Update & Courageous in Theaters Friday

This is an eventful week with the release of the 180 Movie / Documentary on DVD and online and the Courageous movie out in the theaters beginning Friday, September 30th. The 180 movie has 111,154 and counting so far on YouTube after being out just a short time. Wow! I'm hoping it will continue to get many views and that people will take notice! Some of my friends have said it was intense and wonderful and Wow! I watched it with my family, and although it buffered a lot for us (I realized later it would have been better to wait for it to fully load), we learned some things we didn't realize before. If you are pro-abortion or pro-life or are interested in learning the history of who Hitler was and about the Holocaust or if you are simply curious to see what others are watching, then please watch the video as I reshare it. Below the video I will make a comment about Courageous, although I haven't seen it yet! UPDATE--HERE IS THE 180 MOVIE DOCUMENTARY! I plan to watch Courageous, although I know it's crazy when I have been having so much pain. I believe it's around 2 1/2 hours long, but I have been looking forward to it for so long that I will try to get up and walk around and use a cushion and see if I can make it through. It's put out by the same people who made Fireproof, Facing the Giants, and Flywheel. It's about fathers and fatherhood this time and this time it is about police officers as well. For those who want to see what theaters it is in, I think you can click on the following banner: banner

Sunday, September 25, 2011

180 Movie / Documentary September 26th WATCH NOW

The countdown is on for the documentary 180 to be able to be viewed online! I haven't personally seen it yet, but I have seen many comments from people who got to preview it early. For those of you who haven't read my previous posts... 180 is reported to be quite an amazing documentary including what caused 8 people to change their views on abortion very quickly. It will be out September 26th online around at midnight according to the countdown on the official site. I'm pasting the link here. UPDATE--HERE IS THE 180 MOVIE DOCUMENTARY! I have been looking forward to this for months, and it is exciting to be able to share the experience with my blog viewers. If you want to get copies of the DVD and related items (t-shirts, caps, bumper stickers, etc.) after viewing the movie go to:

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Pregnant by Rape

"For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb." Psalm 139:13 NASB
Some people think that it's okay to abort a baby conceived by rape. Please watch the young women in the video below share their experiences of being pregnant by rape. Also, please watch a highly anticipated documentary online starting from September 26th dealing with what question changed minds about abortion in a short period of time at the web link:

To order 180 Movie DVDs, etc. go to:

To see some endorsements for the 180 Documentary go to:

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

"180" Trailer "Stop it! Stop talking like a Jew!"

It's amazing that there are people out there who deny the Holocaust. It's also upsetting to see people who are so negative towards Jews. I met a lady who was affected by the Holocaust back when she was a teenager. She has since gone to be with the Lord. How soon people forget and deny that innocent people died and were affected in a horrific way. Some of us have some German blood in us, and obviously lots of Germans don't share the views of the guy Ray Comfort interviews in the video below. So please don't take offense about that. I want to share an article link and a newer trailer about the documentary film 180 that comes out officially on September 26th and I have it from a reliable source that it will be available indefinitely online (also can be ordered in DVD form):

To go to the official 180 movie/documentary site click on the following link:

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Amazing Duet

As you can probably tell...I am pretty impressed with most of the songs I've seen so far with Jotta A. This duet I discovered online with Michely Manuely won't disappoint you, and it's another worshipful song called Hallelujah. This one isn't in English, but they have English subtitles you can read at the bottom.

Friday, September 16, 2011

My Grandpa & I Both Painted Ocean Scenes

I mentioned in a previous post about sharing paintings. The one here on the right was done by my grandfather in 1958.   Ocean pictures and paintings are my favorite (although I've done other things as well), so it's really neat that he took a class and painted this beautiful one you see here.  I noticed it was cracking some years back, so I ended up using varnish.  I don't know if that was entirely wise, but I wanted to preserve it!  Below is a painting I did with acrylic paint back in 1998.  I often use photos or other paintings to copy or base my paintings on.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Amazing Testimony of Faith

I watched an amazing story earlier today on the On The Box show. Please don't miss this one! You can start watching anywhere from 6 minutes and 13 second in to 6 minutes and 53 seconds. It ends at about 11 minutes and 40 seconds around 5 minutes of your time more or less. Mark gives his personal story about his wife's pregnancy and what the doctors told them and how he reacted. I don't want to give it all away, you'll just have to watch it!!!
Video streaming by Ustream For those of you who haven't heard about the exciting documentary movie coming out on September 26th online (also available for purchase), go to

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

180 Prescreening is "Eye Opening" & "Jaw Dropping"

Not too long ago at a conference, some people were given a chance to watch 180. Yesterday they released the reactions on Youtube to this exciting new documentary movie. I had been able to watch some of the reactions previously and then a preview of this promotional video last week. I know some of you have had a chance to see this already, but many out there have not. For those who haven't, please visit the 180 Movie site at:

The 180 movie will be officially released on September 26. You will be able to see it online I believe, and then you can also already preorder DVDs for a $1 each (minimum 10 I think it was)from the Living Waters / Way of the Master people. Please pass this on by sharing it with all of your friends!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Where Were You On September 11, 2001?

Where were you on September 11, 2001?
I was in bed at home in California. I turned the radio on with the headphones on my ears to listen to the news, and I heard about planes hitting towers and then about them falling. It was early in the morning, but the planes had already hit the towers I believe. It reminded me of the story of the War of the Worlds, and how many people believed that to be true when it was broadcast. Only this was real!
A lot happened to my family in 2001...the death of my grandmother, a cousin hit by a van and unconscious for awhile, a family member went through a very difficult time and became unable to work, and another one left the country and got married. I had an online friendship I had to break off, and a lot of stress was involved with that. Then the attacks on 9/11. I thought at first that it was probably China, as they had threatened the U.S. Still, that was L.A. that was threatened. When I learned that Osama bin Laden was behind it, I remembered hearing about him on a radio talk show I used to listen to when Warren Duffy was on Live From L.A. There were a lot of people I believe in church the Sunday after the attacks (which we know also included the Pentagon and the other plane that was diverted by passengers into the field in Pennsylvania). Everyone is going to die someday. On this earth there will be murderers, liars, thieves, disease, and disasters. That’s because of sin. All of us are guilty of sin, although some sin affects more people than others. Every sin is against God, and all of us deserve eternal death from a just God Whose holiness demands it. I’m thankful that Jesus died and took my punishment for all my sins, and that He rose so that I could rise again and be with Him in a sin free place one day! I’m sharing a video here, but I don’t recommend the show this was performed on. As a Christian, I find too much that offends me and would offend God on it. I hope you enjoy the song (Scotty McCreery is very talented), and I would enjoy people sharing where they were in the comment section below. I have to approve them, so please don’t be disappointed if it takes some time to get on.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Lia's Pro-Life Speech on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

I watched this video recently since the people shared it on Facebook, and I know some of you may have already watched this as well. The video was posted at least a little over 2 years ago in July, 2009, but this girl's speech when she was 12 years old to the Canadian parliament is very good. It may stir your heart. It's just 10 minutes long. The one thing that I might would add is that people who aren't married shouldn't be having sex at all...protected or not. If they wait for marriage, then they will be more in line with the way God created things to be, and they will save themselves the extra heartache and regret and distrust that can come from not waiting. They will also be better prepared for having children with a real committed family (with a mom and a dad). Those who make a wrong decision and don't wait or are raped should still have the children. Those children can bring much joy and healing. Please watch the video and don't forget the 180 movie is out on September 26, 2011!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011


The video below is of a couple of classic rock singers. If you grew up listening to Christian music or British rock, you will know who one or both are. Larry Norman was one of the "kings" of Christian rock and Cliff the "king" of British rock. Yes, Cliff came before the Beatles and outlasted them in most of the world (although the U.S. only enjoyed a few of his hits). Cliff is still singing and has a soul album coming out soon called "Soulicious." Cliff has drifted a bit spiritually which has disappointed me, but I still love to listen to his great voice at times. Larry went home to be with the Lord some time ago now. I realize that this is not heavy on doctrine or a deep understanding of eschatology, but it's the kind of music I grew up on. I still love it!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Brazilian Boy Sings Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)

Many of us were amazed by Jotta A. when we heard him sing Agnus Dei.
I was looking for something else to share when I came across this other video of Jotta singing on the Brazilian talent show. This song is the version of Amazing Grace that Chris Tomlin did (with more words from the original author of Amazing Grace). While it's obvious that this guy doesn't have his English down perfectly, I think you can still pretty much understand the gist of the lyrics. This guy extremely talented, and he seems to have a real heart for the Lord.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Truth Matthers Conference Free Online September 1-4

Tonight is the first session in the Truth Matters Conference at Grace Community Church in California. You can watch it free online! It goes from September 1st through the 4th featuring John MacArthur, Phil Johnson, Jeff Williams and Don Green. Tonight's session begins at 7 PM Pacific time (10 PM Eastern). I may watch more tomorrow with the first session beginning at 9 AM Pacific with John MacArthur (noon Eastern...5 PM U.K. and 6 PM Central Europe). You can find the web video and audio (with choices for the iPhone as well) at the following website: The schedule is at this website: