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Gladiateur Mourant. Pierre Julien.

Gladiateur MourantPierre Julien.

Over The Rhine: Spark

"Every Praise" from Hezekiah Walker’s latest album "Azusa: The Next Generation"

"The ancient people understood that our world is a circle, but the modern people have lost sight of that. I don’t live inside buildings because buildings are dead places where nothing grows, where water doesn’t flow, and where life stops. I don’t want to live in a dead place. People say that I don’t live in a real world, but it is modern Americans who live in a fake world, because they have stepped outside the natural circle of life." —Eustace Conway

"The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the Lord are true, and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb." -Psalm 19:7-10

Back before political correctness paralyzed us into caring about every monsters feelings. The V-42 dagger in the skulls mouth was specially designed for the Devil’s Brigade and not a standard military issue. Soldiers in the brigade left calling cards with the German text “DAS DICKE ENDE KOMMT NOCH” ( The worst is yet to come ) on the bodies of defeated Nazi soldiers. Stoking the fear in their enemies.

The backyard at my previous home before moving to East Central.

The backyard at my previous home before moving to East Central.

Kurdish women peshmergas are ISIS’s worst nightmare because they believe if they are killed by a woman they’re going to be denied entry into heaven.      -http://kchikurdi.tumblr.com

Kurdish women peshmergas are ISIS’s worst nightmare because they believe if they are killed by a woman they’re going to be denied entry into heaven.      -http://kchikurdi.tumblr.com

Scot McKnight asks Brian McLaren 3 Questions:

1. “Most of us detect a provocative ambiguity, while others wonder if there’s not a deliberate refusal to clarify your views, Why not just come out and tell people what you believe?”

2. “Many of us wonder if you have abandoned Generous Orthodoxy. How do you square what you are rejecting in A New Kind of Christianity (the Greco-Roman narrative) with your earlier affirmations of Generous Orthodoxy?”

3. “You seem to be coming out as a universalist, Is this true? And if it is, what led you to be a universalist?”

I watched the first episode of “Survive The Tribe” on the National Geographic Channel last night. Survival instructor and wilderness guide Hazen Audel travels to some of the world’s most remote tribal villages and joins them in their tribal life and practices.

It was great but gruesome, the African tribe in Kenya that he embedded in drinks a lot of cow blood and milk. Hazen was an art/jewelry teacher at my kids high school and is an amazing artist with impressive metal work in town ( check out the metal work in the Steelhead Bar & Grille).

It reminded me how truly disconnected we are from the food chain process. Sometimes I think our tendencies towards greater and greater pacification is the result of us not having to catch, kill and butcher our foods. We live an illusionary life.

I had to pay for the episode on Apple TV but it was worth it. I’m looking forward to the other episodes. I just hope there’s no more drinking blood out of the neck cavity of a freshly butchered goat!

Ps. I just ran into Hazen at my morning coffee shop after writing this post! Lol too crazy, Happy Birthday to me!I introduced myself and we talked about the show. He said the US audience hasn’t grabbed into it and they need to if a second season is going to happen. So go watch the show, Hazen said too :)

Watch the trailer: http://natgeotv.com/uk/survive-the-tribe/videos/survive-the-tribe-trailer

Krav Maga

What it is - a no bs form of self-defense popularized by the Israeli military that uses instinctual movements and reactions to deliver brutally efficient attacks and counterattacks designed to incapacitate your opponent as quickly and efficiently as possible.

What it isn’t - a rigid martial art structured around kata’s, uniforms, hierarchy, and ancient mystical techniques that serve little purpose today.

Make no mistake. What you learn at Krav Maga Spokane is practical, efficient, and designed for one thing and one thing only: To make sure you and your loved ones get home safe.

Video: “Krav Maga Compendium” is a collaborative film project involving several Krav Maga schools and a cadre of America’s finest combat instructors. While a handful of techniques were cut, this short film demonstrates most of the major movements and techniques from Levels 1-5 of the current system. Essentially, this is the entire Krav Maga curriculum in one short film.

http://www.kravmagaspokane.com

The Pontifications Of An Angry White Man by Eric Blauer

"I don’t think real change can happen until someone get’s really angry.

“The supreme task [of a leader] is to organize and unite people so that their anger becomes a transforming force,” -Mlk, Jr. in Freedomways magazine in 1968

http://spokanefavs.com/the-pontifications-of-an-angry-white-man/

The Pontifications Of An Angry White Man by Eric Blauer

"I don’t think real change can happen until someone get’s really angry.

“The supreme task [of a leader] is to organize and unite people so that their anger becomes a transforming force,” -Mlk, Jr. in Freedomways magazine in 1968

http://spokanefavs.com/the-pontifications-of-an-angry-white-man/

Al Sharpton was a lion in the pulpit with Michael Brown’s eulogy. His part begins at 25:35 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsA6zfyA4mQ&feature=youtu.be). He took on everybody: police, politicians, preachers, protestors/looters, all the ‘bad apples’ even those in the black community who have ‘lost where they came from’. I was moved to tears in spots by a man who has frustrated me more than inspired me in the past. But this was a bullseye preach in my opinion. I lifted out a section of his message, not because I think the black community should be in the highlighted in this whole drama but because I just didn’t expect Mr. Sharpton to call ‘everyone to account’. 

“Blackness was never about being a gangster or thug,” he said. “Blackness was about how no matter how low we was pushed down, we rose up anyhow. Blackness was never surrendering our pursuit of excellence. When it was against the law to go to some schools, we built black colleges and learned anyhow, when we couldn’t go downtown to church, we built our own AME church and our own Church of God in Christ. We never surrendered, we never gave up…”And now we get to the 21st century, we get to where we got some positions of power. And you decide it ain’t black no more to be successful. Now you wanna be a nigga and call your woman a ho. You lost where you come from. We got to clean up our community so we can clean up the United States of America.”

I got some great birthday cards from church peeps. 44 coming up on Thursday…

Happy National Dog Day! Love our Kona Beans!