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In an Age of Rude….

I get this !

Listen. watch when you can,

interview  shortly …

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Words with no name

 

I love it when you speak without words

between spaces, nestling things with no name

I love it when the words you finally say are what

I never saw that way before, such things

asking to stay

without words, not e’en rule or line

how do you speak that way, every 

time

 

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Love is a Call

The Excellence of Love

1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body [a]to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.

4 Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, 5 does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, 6 does not rejoice in unrighteousness,  but rejoices  with the truth; 7 [b]bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

8 Love never fails; but if there are gifts of [c]prophecy, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away. 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part; 10 but when the perfect comes, the partial will be done away. 11 When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I [d]became a man, I did away with childish things. 12 For now we see in a mirror [e]dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known. 13 But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the [f]greatest of these is love.http://youtu.be/jR7lo9ycKBA

1 Corinthians 13, The Bible.http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Corinthians+13&version=NASB

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Did I suspect ..?

Dear God,

Sometimes it is worth the wait, for a dream to come true. Even dreams and wishes change. Didn’t we all know that ? And yet, this is a new thing, to know how much a person can be humbled within, to change. To never mind insult. To not even notice hate. To forgive move on, be smacking grateful for the view. Dearest Lord, did You know we could all change this much ? Esp me ?

Did I even know – I was a painting ? An instrument – strung with tension, chord and bar ; that this and that would be the song in the dark, in the light, in the roof top and other unheard of places…

Did we know the bigger picture – how could I at least – am this size, I thought, these here were just arms and feet… these here, were just eyes and ears and nose and toes… how could I have known, these are what tones and melodies, or discord are made of…

but now that I know – ah now that I know, and its been made clear… am staring anew, dear God…  there’s so much now I may not misunderstand….

never realised we are your song…

 

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SOUL SUBSIDY

Yeah man shall not live by bread alone but by every word You speak

so speak Lord, lest I forget what I said You said , about us all:

back then and now and forever more –

the voice of a 1.27 billion here

everywhere / voiceless- ness-es,

Peoples without tongue or tribe,

subsidize our spirits, make it Light

once more…

..

innerdialect.

..

Underground passage memorial in Wroclaw– Poland

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No this is more than a cynical post

This is a photograph of two idiots  that harassed my friend two days ago. 

She was travelling in a rick – and it was in the middle of the afternoon, as you can tell. They followed her rickshaw, they were obvious about their interest and didn’t stop rash riding next to her for a very long time, just so they could stare and make remarks. When the rickshaw driver told them to back off and ride properly, they held on to her rickshaw.

We’ve had our bags stolen, we’ve had men stare and make nasty remarks too. This time last year – I wouldn’t have put this up.
But today, I feel like it’s important for everyone to see these faces. Important for people to acknowledge that this sort of behaviour isn’t okay. It’s not safe either. I’m glad she clicked this photograph – but it also scared the shit out of me because I was worried.

A lot of times, teasing doesn’t stop right here. Every day, we get out of our homes, unsure of our safety as women, and the sad part is – we are all to be blamed for it. For all I know, these men have done much worse in the past & probably gotten away with it. That’s why they are still roaming around freely.

Their faces deserved to be exposed. … It’s just not okay.

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17 year old brute assassins government

Cause :  RULING APATHY.

The crime worse than rape- murders , is people philosophizing around it ; here is something that needs change and some amount of fear from prospective criminals. 

Now I know why people still spit in our streets, but will wear  helmet ( for fine). Now I understand why some are unafraid to demand dowry or burn a bride, but we have also learnt to pay our Tax or else. There is a thing called  Governing swiftness vs apathy. Which is why there is still a discussion on whether the rape was the woman’s  ‘ fault’…  yes, they still have positive minded discussions protecting rights of reluctant rapist who are the victim of the times, poor babes.

We have no stringent law against rape : you ask me to be positive about crime : here it is :

Today I saw a well covered baby- criminal in the Indian purdah for murderers.  Guards took him from jeep to court to jeep. Whom were they protecting him from ?  See VIDEO > TEENAGE HUMAN SHREDDER   This is not just bad, this is beyond naive. Sorry.And for those of you saying am being cynical, let me say – you disappoint me. If we can learn to wear helmets or get fined, pay for bus tickets and not cross roads or there’ll be an accident, we can learn that murder is wrong. But ‘ murder’ is classified by padres of philosophy !

This ‘ child ‘  will be out and free in 3 years time in a nursery for Crime-Cubs and they call that UNO HUMANE TREATMENT. Think again Justice :  brutes have cribs,  cub ..

 What kind of message are you sending out ?Gang-rape: Minor found guilty

The worst words I have ever heard in my life, uttered by Nirbhaya‘s father as he left court yesterday, ” Its a crime to be born a girl in India, that’s all..”  and then he broke down.

Every potential criminal is smirking at that one. LETS JUST FACE IT AND CALL IT CRIME& MURDER,  After the victim is mutilated and dying then dead, why the kid gloves for terrorizers ? Are iron rods and implements of murder also manufactured with Age groupings ? If a 17 year old assassins the President, what will be the outcome ?  Hey this can actually generate a whole new genre of killers : look at my prophetic alert for the coming decades :

’17 YEAR OLD ASSASSINS INDIAN GOVT,  AND LET OFF WITH  KILLER- DESIGNER WEAR- HEAD COVER AND WARNING – ” TWEETY  PIE WE HOPE THE REMAND HOME TREATS YOU WELL, WHEN YOU GET OUT, PLEASE BE REFORMED AND BEHAVE BETTER.. ?”

Why the coo chi – cooing over criminal’s rights and ‘ oh see how this can be mis- used if a  general law is enhanced regards to rapists ? Do we realise what can jive off this ? If you cannot convict, restrict, permanently bar a criminal, we are gifting free reign to assassinations ; terror strikers, and associates must be calling mega parties all over the world. HEY INDIA IS THE FRIENDLIEST NATION ON EARTH, DESPATCH ALL BABY KILLERS PRONTO! GET THE PARLIAMENT WHILE YOU ‘RE AT IT.

Why are rape murders, not just plain good old fashioned murders ? Do we have different graveyards ? Oh there must be different graveyards for those killed by Adults, and for those by juves. The band aid and suturing is also different. The surgeons and rates are different. Onion pricing and petrol/ diesel, tempered down for babies. Na ?

Why are these monsters protected ? ( Oh because some innocent guy may get hurt tomorrow by  real bad woman). Sure, we understand all your fears and reasonable fair and square heads waggling in chambers we will never see.  WE THE PEOPLE OF INDIA ALERT YOU  :  THE CUB- POLICY  BEING FOLLOWED CAN   ONEDAY BE USED BY OTHER INTERESTS, AGAINST THE VERY SOIL WE ARE SUPPOSEDLY STANDING ON. WE FORESEE NOT JUST RAPE OF WOMEN, BUT  OF MEN. NOT JUST RAPE, BUT WAR OF THE WORST KIND  ; NOT JUST AGAINST NONDESCRIPT LITTLE HOMES AND LESSER KNOWN PEOPLE, BUT THAT VERY PEOPLE’S GOVT. THIS IS EXACTLY HOW CROWNS ARE CAST DOWN, AND HOW LITTLE FOXES GNAW AWAY AT VINEYARDS.

WAKE UP MY GOVERNMENT. WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO MAKE YOU REALISE, AN ACT OF VIOLENCE AGAINST ONE OF US, IS AN ACT OF VIOLENCE AGAINST NATIONAL SAFETY. DO NOT ALLOW THE PURDAH FOR CRIMINALS, TEENY WEENY TERRORISTS & GROUPIES. CAN YOU NOT FORESEE GANGS EMPLOYING TEENAGERS AS THEIR CHIEFS? SIR, THAT’S WHAT THEY JUST DID AND GOT AWAY WITH.

Kill the guy ? No, let him live even. But sentence all Criminals to living daylight where they can be gazed upon without head cover, a zoo for rapists, since this is a ‘ delicate’ issue. May they be given meals at proper time, and nannies to hold their shoulders and arms  as they are taken from zoo cage to jeep, and back.

http://in.news.yahoo.com/dec-16-gang-rape-accused-wanted-kill-victim-150404468.html  http://in.news.yahoo.com/juvenile-found-guilty-in-delhi-gang-rape-case-101137654.html

NEW DELHI: Nearly nine months after he was accused for the ghastly gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old female physiotherapy student in Delhi, the minor has been pronounced guilty by the Juvenile Justice Board. The juvenile has been found guilty of rape and murder and sentenced to three years in a correctional home.  The board, presided over by Principal Magistrate Geetanjali Goel, pronounced the verdict and acquitted him of some of the charges. 

The gruesome incident occurred in south Delhi when a 23-year-old female physiotherapy intern was gang-raped in a bus that she and her male companion had boarded.
The boy, who was 17-and-half years old at that time, has since turned 18.
The Police has in its charge sheet stated that juvenile was the most brutal of all accused.

A native of Uttar Pradesh, the minor had moved to Delhi at the age of 11 and was arrested after the incident from Anand Vihar in east Delhi.

Five others were arrested in the case. While accused Ram Singh, Mukesh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur were tried by a fast-track court in Saket in south Delhi, the juvenile’s case was heard by the board. The case against Ram Singh was dropped after he was found dead, hanging in his cell in Tihar Jail here.

The attack – in which the victim was allegedly beaten, raped and tortured with an iron rod by six people on a moving bus in New Delhi – sent thousands of usually apathetic urban Indians onto the streets to protest over an increase in crimes against women. The woman died from her injuries two weeks later at Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital. The gang rape case triggered demands from some sections of society to lower the age of juvenile offenders to 16 and to try them as adults above that age.

The government has ruled out lowering the age at which a defendant can be tried as an adult. India’s juvenile justice laws have evolved over the past decade and are now in line with UN norms focused on humane treatment of minors.

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BEYOND BELIEF

Each new day now I open my eyes and see –

this is more beautiful than yesterday,

Dark edges Light . I did not see that before –

even Darkness knows  the Light ;

where can It run : the Light finds It, floods It ;

we grew up with the uncertain knowledge of Night , but

last night I watched It leave, watched It break into little pieces

of Day ;

can I ever be the same

again ?

I have broken into Day….

TRY THE MIRACLE OF GRATITUDE..

IT CAN BRIGHTEN ANY DARK CORNER,

THROWS LIGHT INTO ANY SITUATION,

LIGHTENS ANY LOAD,

GIVES YOU BEAUTY FOR ASHES

WHISPERS NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE,

SHOWS YOU – YOU ARE PRECIOUS,

MAKES IT ALL WORTH THE EFFORT,

YES, I’VE TRIED THE MIRACLE OF GRATITUDE

FOR THE LIFE, GIVEN,

IT CHANGES ME

IT CHANGES ME

BEYOND BELIEF

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The story of one rickshaw puller…

In 1987, a 74-year old rickshaw puller by the name of Bai Fangli came back to his hometown planning to retire from his backbreaking job. There, he saw children working in the fields, because they were too poor to afford school fees.

Bai returned to Tianjin and went back to work as a rickshaw puller, taking a modest accommodation next to the railway station. He waited for clients 24 hours a day, ate simple food and wore discarded second-hand clothes he found. He gave all of his hard-earned earnings to support children who could not afford education.

In 2001, he drove his rickshaw to Tianjin YaoHua Middle School, to deliver his last installment of money. Nearly 90 years old, he told the students that he couldn’t work any more. All of the students and teachers were moved to tears.

In total, Bai had donated a total of 350,000 yuan to help more than 300 poor students continue with their studies. In 2005, Bai passed away leaving behind an inspiring legacy.

If a rickshaw-puller who wore used clothes and had no education can support 300 children to go to school, imagine what you and I can do with the resources we have to bring about positive change in our world!

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This Beautiful multi – talented 66 year old Mom

I ‘ve always loved you, how could I not,

but today – never loved you like I love you

today, India.

 

Rayla Noel's photo.

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