Tuesday, December 18, 2012

"POCKET SERMON 15 -- Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting: Tragedy At Christmas Time" By Rev. Barbara Sexton Dear Ones Healing Ministry


POCKET SERMON 15:  "Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting: Tragedy At Christmas Time"
By Reverend Barbara Sexton
"The Biblical Biochemist-Where Science Meets the Cross"

Take this little Sermonette, print it and share it!

"19 Do not put out the Spirit's fire; 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ."
                                                                                         (1 Thessalonians 5:19-23  NIV)
LINK: http://www.biblestudytools.com/1-thessalonians/passage.aspx?q=1-thessalonians+5:19-28

May the meditations of  my heart and the words of my mouth be acceptable in thy Sight, my Rock and my Redeemer.  AMEN
     
     As the world knows by now, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT has been witness to a horrible tragedy.
     Twenty young lives were cut short, along with six adults.
     Terror reigned on Friday, December 14, 2012 and was replaced with implacable grief.
     Implacable in the sense that absolutely nothing can diminish, modify or mitigate such grief.
     Implacable in that all attempts to 'explain, rationalize, and understand' the events that led up to this sad time truly and utterly fail. 
    We are left only with the knowledge that our mourning knows no bounds.  All we can do is point to this and that as the 'cause'...knowing full-well that we can use this opportunity to be our 'noblest selves', or, in some cases, our 'rankest'.
     Grieving allows for a certain degree of hostility and anger and finger-pointing and we sure are seeing it on Internet message boards jammed with commentary, accusations and blame-placing.
     If ONLY we were 'expert' enough to parse through to the TRUTH which would do away with mindless violence once and for all!  What decent person in their right mind would refuse to take the logical steps necessary avoid cruel shootings in the future?  Not one, we want to say...No, if only we can come to an accord, all would be well.
     But we live in a diverse society and one wonders if we all--people of faith, agnostics, atheists, mental health professionals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, gun rights lobbyists, gun control lobbyists, gamers and non-gamers, parents and non-parents and all others--can ever agree on anything long enough for it to make a positive difference.
     Maybe not.
     Then, even in the midst of this tumult, one does see an abundance of good wishes and prayers.  Money and other assistance are freely donated.  People volunteer and console each other.  Tears flow, hugs ensue and we struggle on trying to live with our losses as best as we can, and hope is somewhat restored.
    Of course, the subject of 'faith' comes up, and, as usual, there is 'debate' that ranges from the 'truly blasphemous' to the 'super self-righteous'.  Embedded in this rhetoric is the very question of whether God even exists, and if so, 'how He can possibly let a shooting like at Sandy Hook Elementary School even happen if He is so good'?
     This is a question that we cannot completely answer.  The closest we can get, as Christians, is to emphasize that God weeps with us and that we realize that this 'earthly existence' is but a fleeting moment in our 'eternal existence'.

     And we will also add that, 'someday, God will help us understand what there is for us to understand'.  'He will take all pain away', we say, and we are comforted by this.
     I know. 
     To some who mourn, this can sound absurd.  It sounds practised, pedantic and predictable.
     Even worse, it can seem 'cold and detached'--some even saying that 'God was absent that day, Friday, December 14, 2012 in Newtown, CT, that morning at Sandy Hook Elementary.
     But mark this well--
    God is never so present than when humans insist He is not.
     In matters of faith, it is not about government officials giving important speeches...It's not about someone bloviating on cable t.v....And it's not about smart doctors and popular faith leaders who help us move on...
     It's everyday people that make the difference, especially those who believe sincerely in a good and powerful God.  It's the 'faith community'.  A time like this brings out the very best...and the very worst in all of us, which, for Christians, is exemplified by believers, collectively, known as the 'body of Christ'.
     This 'body of believers' mourns together now and wonders when 'it' will ever end.
     Eventually we will be 'cried out', a thing shown to be true, time and time, again.  Then we will be able to do what we couldn't do before, for--
     As a fire purifies and tempers metal, our tears will make things clearer.
     Yes, amidst the grief, we have faith that we will find a practical solution to prevent violence, such as that so recently manifested at Sandy Hook Elementary.

     Such a solution seems far off right now, with each 'side' as passionate in their views as the other.  So what do we need to do to effect change in view of the death of the innocent children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary? 
     Right now, our main concern is 'getting through the holidays', including managing a way to provide 'Christmas for the kids'.  This is a real challenge for Christians this year.

     Some have even suggested that Christmas lights be 'doused' out of respect for...and in remembrance of...the little children taken from the families and all of us.  Some have even gone so far as to actually take down their Christmas lights and decorations.
     As for myself, I decided 'just' to light the Holy Family out front yesterday.  That seemed appropriate and I would never let anything so affect me as to forget how joyful and thankful I am for the birth of our Savior.
     It's baby Jesus, after all.
     So for those of us with faith...or even an inkling of faith...light you Christmas lights or don't, as you feel is proper.
     Maybe if the multi-colored decorations of happiness seem like 'too much' this year, why not put a single light in a window to welcome the Christ child?
     Or...perhaps a light in every window, in the Mennonite tradition, as we celebrate a wondrous birth in the midst of destruction.
     As a loving parent would not fail to celebrate their own child's birthday at this time, we can choose to celebrate Jesus's birthday. 
     We will do this for our children and grandchildren--not disrespecting the deceased and their survivors...but honoring a very LIVING Christ! 
     Yes, respectfully and joyfully, we will celebrate this Christmas, with a care to remembering to serve our brothers and sisters who--for one reason or another--find themselves in material, psychological and spiritual need.
     Together, today, we love others, Christmas lights turned on or not...knowing full well that the most important 'Christmas light' of all is the one burning in our hearts for our Lord Jesus.
AMEN
With Love in Christ,
Rev. Barbara Sexton
"The Biblical Biochemist-Where Science Meets the Cross"
www.DearOnesHealingMinistry.blogspot.com  

     
God Bless and keep the little children.  Rest In Peace.
- Charlotte Bacon, 2/22/06, female
- Daniel Barden, 9/25/05, male
- Rachel Davino, 7/17/83, female.
- Olivia Engel, 7/18/06, female
- Josephine Gay, 12/11/05, female
- Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 04/04/06, female
- Dylan Hockley, 3/8/06, male
- Dawn Hochsprung, 06/28/65, female
- Madeleine F. Hsu, 7/10/06, female
- Catherine V. Hubbard, 6/08/06, female
- Chase Kowalski, 10/31/05, male
- Jesse Lewis, 6/30/06, male
- James Mattioli , 3/22/06, male
- Grace McDonnell, 12/04/05, female
- Anne Marie Murphy, 07/25/60, female
- Emilie Parker, 5/12/06, female
- Jack Pinto, 5/06/06, male
- Noah Pozner, 11/20/06, male
- Caroline Previdi, 9/07/06, female
- Jessica Rekos, 5/10/06, female
- Avielle Richman, 10/17/06, female
- Lauren Rousseau, 6/1982, female (full date of birth not specified)
- Mary Sherlach, 2/11/56, female
- Victoria Soto, 11/04/85, female
- Benjamin Wheeler, 9/12/06, male
- Allison N. Wyatt, 7/03/06, female

LINK:    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/15/sandy-hook-shooting-victims-names_n_2307354.html 

God's Got You Covered

A true challenge for Christian Believers: To 'love' those who 'hate us', but to be WISE about it!

Search This Blog &The Web

SUBJECT LIST

'CT Bob' (11) 'Pat-Downs' (4) "CT Bob' (5) "Deb" (2) "Entertaining Angels (18) 123Tagged.com (3) 2-4-6-tribromoanisole (4) 2011 (1) 2012 (100) 2013 (1) 350 (1) 501(c) (3) abortion (7) abstention (1) abuse (2) accident (1) Accord (1) acetaminophen (1) ACORN (66) ACORN Democrats (5) ACORN=Working Families Party (24) ACORN=WPC (2) Adam Lanza (2) Adopt-A-Dog (3) Adopt-A-Pet (6) adoptapet.org (10) Adrienne Perry (1) ads (4) AFFCE (1) Affetto (1) Afghanistan (43) aflatoxin (1) Africa (3) agape (19) agnostic (23) agnostics (30) air travel (2) Al Gore (2) Alaska (1) alcohol pads (12) Alex Kaluta (2) Alexa Kaluta (1) Alexa Rose (1) Alexadra Kaluta (1) Alexandra Kaluta (1) Alexandra Kaluta Broadway Bound (2) alfalfa sprouts (2) Alfonso Robinson (1) aliens (2) Allergies (10) Alternative Med (36) Althouse (1) amazing-animations (1) America (8) American Legion (13) amino acids (2) Amish (1) Andrew Breitbart (1) Andrew McDonald (2) Angela Corey (1) Angela Malizia (1) Angelica Nappi (1) Angels (2) animal cruelty (25) animal experimentation (4) animal rescue (13) animal welfare (37) anonymous (1) Anthony Weiner (2) Anthrax (1) anti-America (105) anti-Christian (2) anti-Christian bigotry (15) anti-military (1) anti-racism (17) anti-Semitism (5) anti-white (45) anti-white Rev F. Felger (4) antichrist (1) antiseptic (3) apathy (8) Apocalypse (6) Arabic (2) Arkansas (2) Armageddon (6) Army Rangers (2) Arnica gel (1) arsenic (1) Art Moore (1) arts/crafts (3) Ash Wednesday (10) Asia (1) ASPCA (25) Aspergillus (1) aspirin (1) asteroid 2012 DA14 (1) Asthma (8) atheist (22) atheists (35) attoney general (1) Aunt Irene (1) Aunt Vera (2) aurora (6) Auschwitz-Birkenau (1) Australia (1) Austria (2) autism (2) AZ (5) B. cereus (9) Bacha bazi (1) Bacillus cereus (2) Back Bay Dancewear (2) bacteria (12) Badger (3) baking (1) Ballet (26) ballet injuries (1) Ballet Moms (19) ballet pointe shoes (43) balletdancersguide.com (2) BalletForMen.com (6) baptism (1) Baptist (1) battlefield medicine (2) Bayer (2) bc (1) BCC (1) beast (1) beauty (2) Beauty to ashes (2) Bed Bugs (1) Bedford St (3) Belgium (1) Benadryl (4) benjamin crump (2) Bennet Center (2) Bethesda MD (1) Bibb (1) Bible (28) biblegateway.com (8) Biblical Biochemist (2) Bill Fillippo (1) Bill FInch (11) biochemisty (28) bioethics (8) bird watching (1) birds (1) birth control (1) birther (1) Black (5) Black Liberation Theology (16) Black Robe Regiment (6) blessings (1) blingcheese.com (1) Blk Lib Theology (2) BLM (1) Bloch (22) Bloch Ballet Shoes (8) Bloch Elastorib (3) Blogger Zero (12) blood (6) blood libel (1) blue (3) Blumenthal (9) boating (1) Bob Adams (1) Bob Kolenberg (11) Bob MacGuffie (1) Bobby Jindal (1) Bobby Valentine (7) Body of Christ (5) Boniva (1) Borcina (1) Bosak (1) Boys and Girls Club (2) Bozrah (1) Brazil (1) Breaking Boundaries (1) breast cancer (2) Bret Michaels (1) Brian Bill (3) Brianna Malgioglio (1) Bridgeport (59) Broadway (1) Bryan Buckley (1) Bryan/Candy (1) budget (1) bullying (5) Bunny Ranch (1) business (2) CA (4) cabaret (1) Cairo (1) calculus (1) California (4) Canada (5) cancer (15) Candidates For Citizens (1) cantaloupe (3) Capezio (11) Capitalism (2) Capt. Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel (1) Capt. Daniel Quinn (1) capzio (1) Carl Feen (1) Carnival (5) Casey Pease (1) cat (8) Catholicis (2) Catholicism (17) Caucus For Citizens (1) CDC (34) censorship (9) CERT (1) Ch. 3 (1) charcoal (1) charity (3) Charles Pia (2) Charlie Rogers (1) chemicals (1) chemistry (1) Chick-fil-A (1) Chihuahua (1) child abuse (1) child welfare (14) Children's Health (49) Childrens Health (1) Chilean Miners (3) China (5) cholera (2) cholesterol (1) Chosen ones (1) Chris Christie (2) Chris Meek (6) Christ (34) christian (47) Christianity (116) Christianophobe (1) Christianophobia (9) Christians (1) Christmas (14) chromaluna.com (10) church (16) Church Brothers (1) CIA (1) Cigna (1) Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester (3) Citizens Against Fraudulent Elections (1) civil rights (22) CL-P (1) Clarence Thomas (1) class war (1) clergy abuse (1) clipart.christiansunite (1) closings (3) clot-busters (1) CME (6) CNN (1) CO (1) coal miners (2) Code Pink (1) Col.Allen West (1) Colorado (1) colored pointe shoes (7) Columbus Day (1) com (1) combat Veterans (2) Common Cause (1) communicable diseases (4) Communion (1) Communist Party (1) compassion (15) computers (1) Connecticut (2) Connecticut Ornithological Association (1) Connecticut Secretary of State (2) Connetquot H.S. (1) constumes (1) COPD (1) coronal holes (5) corruption (1) Cort Wrotnowski (14) Cove (1) crash (1) CRISTOL (1) crochet (1) Cross (4) crucifixion (1) CT (195) CT Post (1) ctblogger (2) cupcakes (1) cure (1) curfew (1) CWA Local 1298 (1) Czech (1) Czech Republic (2) da Vinci Surgical System (1) Dan Debicella (14) Dan Malloy (53) Dan McSparran (2) Danbury (8) dance (22) Darien (44) Darien P.D. (1) DAV (7) Davey Pease (2) David Pia (1) David Vintinner (2) Dawn Nappi (1) Day Laborers (1) Day of the Lord (1) Dear Ones Healing Ministry (132) Debt Ceiling Crisis (3) Dec 21 (1) Dec 7 (1) decriminalization (1) Dee Foster (2) Delbert Belton (1) democracy (2) Democrats (52) Denise Nappier (20) Denmark (4) Dennis Hof (1) Dennis Mahoney (2) Dennis Segrue (1) Denver Broncos (1) depression (1) Dept.Of Veterans Affairs (1) DeWitt (1) DHS (1) diabetes (1) Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1) Disabled American Veterans (8) disabled children (1) Discount Dance Supply (5) DNA (1) DoD (3) dog (5) dog fighting (2) dog food (1) DOHM (1) dolphins (2) Don't TMark Boughton (1) Don't Tread On Me (38) Donald 'The Revealor' Trump (1) dorks (2) Doug Kidd (16) dr. albert schweitzer (1) Dr. Arthur Yee (2) Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh (1) Dr. Elaine Parliman (4) Dr. Masino (1) Dr. Mehmet Oz (1) Dr. Michael Parry (7) DR. Todd Parrilla (1) Dr.Andriani (1) Dr.T Phillips (1) dress-up (1) Drugfree America (3) Dubai (1) DVM (1) dweebs (2) dyeing pointe shoes (18) dyeing satin shoes at home (11) E. coli (17) earthquakes (65) Easter (28) eCDC (8) echinacea (1) economy (1) education (12) EFSA (2) Egypt (4) El Salvador (1) Elaine Braccia (1) elder care (3) elecampane (1) electronics (1) Elijah (1) Eliz. meningoseptica (1) Elizabeth Rodriquez (1) emergency preparedness (1) emerging diseases (4) EMSL Analytical (1) encephalitis (1) end times (6) endangered species (1) Endo (1) Enforcement Report (1) England (1) Enola Gay (1) Enterovirus (1) Entertaining Angels (1) entitlements (1) EOL issues (1) EPA (7) epicenter (1) epidemiology (1) Erin Go Braugh (3) eternal life (1) Ethan Hammerman (1) ethics (8) eugenics (3) Europe (9) euthanasia (2) Evergreen Produce Brand (1) evil (14) Ezekiel (1) Face The State (1) Fairfield (34) faith (75) faith healing (29) famine (1) fascinator (1) Fat Tuesday (6) FCC Stamford (50) FCC Stamford Iran (1) FDA (24) FDA Recalls (57) feet (2) FEMA (20) feral cats (1) Ferguson (2) Festival of Lights (1) Festivus (1) Finland (1) Fire (4) firefighters (2) FL (3) Flag (1) Flag Day (1) Flanders Fields (1) FLICKR (1) Flip Video Camcorder (2) floats (1) floods (19) Florida (2) flowers (1) Floyd Lee Corkins II (1) flu (1) food (10) food pantries (1) food poisoning (26) food safety (2) Fool's Gold Coast (1) foot problems (2) football (1) foreign students (2) forgiveness (33) Fort Belvoir VA (1) Fort Bragg (1) Fort Stewart (1) found cat (1) fountain (1) Fox (1) Fr. Flagler (1) Fr. Futie (1) France (4) FRC (1) FREE (1) free animations (16) free ballet photos (21) Free Ballet Shoes (12) Free Ballet wallpaper (21) free bulletin covers (8) free Christian animations (1) free Christmas animations (2) free Christmas graphics (1) free graphics (7) FREE HEALTH NEWSLETTER (1) free medical care (1) free new years animations (1) FREE NEWSLETTER (3) free patriotic animations (1) free patriotic graphics (2) free photos (1) FREE PRAYERS (7) FREE WALLPAPER (45) free-animations (2) free-animations.co.uk (17) FREED Ballet shoes (13) freedom (3) Freedom Train (1) freefunnypixs.com (1) Fresh Fruit Up (1) Friends of Felines (13) Ft.Hood (3) fun (7) fundraiser (1) funny pics (34) GA (1) Gadsden Flag (27) gang violence (1) gastroenteritis (1) gay agenda (1) gay marriage (23) Gaynor Minden (10) geek (2) Genentech (4) Generic Drugs (1) Genesis (1) genocide (1) geomagnetic storms (45) George Jepsen (2) george zimmerman (3) Georgia (1) Gerber (1) German (1) Germany (8) GI Bill (1) Girls' Night Out (1) Glastonbury (1) GLBT (2) Glenn Beck (1) global warming (3) gloves (1) GMP's (4) God (62) God Bless America (80) goddess (4) Good Friday (2) GospelGifs (9) GospelGifs.com (28) GOTV (1) Gov Dan Malloy (2) grace (5) Greece (1) Green Beret (1) Greenies (3) Greenpeace (1) Greenwich (53) Greta Van Susteren (1) grief (2) Grishko (8) grottographics.com (1) Ground Zero (1) growth hormone (1) Gulf Oil Spill (8) gun control (4) guns (3) H1N1 (4) H3N2 (1) Haines (2) Haiti (3) Halloween (4) hanukkah (7) Happy New Year (4) Harold Camping (1) Harrison Kothari (2) Harry Potter (1) Harry Reid (2) Hartford (3) hate crime (1) hate speech (1) Hawaii (1) hawks (1) Headache (5) healing (24) Health Care (13) Healthcare Reform (20) heart attack (5) Heaven (9) hepatitis (1) hepatitis C (1) Herbs (8) herpes (1) HHS (1) High Ridge (1) Hillary Rodham Clinton (1) Hipish (1) Hisashi Ishihara (1) Hit and Run (1) HIV (8) HOAXES (2) Hoffa (1) Holiday Balloon Parade (3) Holidays (7) holiness (1) Holocaust (3) Holocaust Remembrance (1) Holy Spirit (3) Holy Thursday (1) Holy Week (1) Homeland Security (3) homeless (10) homeless advocate (5) homelessness (4) homophobe (2) homosexuality (4) Honda (1) hope (26) horse (1) How To Get Saved (1) HP Industries (1) HSUS (23) Huffington Post (2) Hugo Alfredo Tale-Yax (1) Human Society (1) humanism (1) humility (2) humor (5) Huntington Cabaret (1) Hurricane Irene (3) hurricanes (14) HUS (1) HVP (1) hypocrisy (3) I-95 (1) Iceland Volcano (15) Idaho (2) Idina Menzel (1) IL (1) immigrants (14) immigration (16) Inc. (1) inclusive (6) Independence Day (1) Independent (5) India (1) Indonesia (3) influenza (1) inhalers (1) interdenominational (1) Interfaith (8) Interfaith Council of SW CT (17) interferon (1) International (1) Invisibility Cloak (1) Iran (11) Iraq (23) Ireland (4) IRIS (8) Irish (4) IRS (5) Isaiah Johnson (1) ISIS (1) Islam (36) Israel (27) Israelites (1) Italian Center (4) Italy (2) James Keyser (1) James O'Keefe (1) Janus Adams (6) Japan (16) Jared Loughner (1) Jeff Dunetz (1) Jeff Wright (27) JellyMuffin (38) Jen (3) Jensen Farms (1) Jeri L. Wright (1) Jesus (61) Jesus. Christ (1) Jewish (29) Jihad (1) jim gorant (1) Jim Himes (3) Jim Sutton (17) job expo (1) Joe Belisle (1) John Hartwell (1) Johnson (2) jokes (20) Joplin (1) Jordon (2) Joseph Borges (4) Joshua Stephen Kartes (1) Joyful (3) Joyful Noiseletter (1) JP Poma (1) Jr. (1) Judaism (48) Judgement Day (1) Judy Garland (1) July 4th (1) justice (2) Justin Clark (1) Ken Dixon (1) Kevin Sullivan (1) kids (1) KiernanRyan (4) Kimberly Sexton (1) kindness (1) King Cake (1) Kiri Te Kanawa (1) knitting (1) Koch (1) Korea (9) Krista Branch (1) KS (1) Kwanzaa (1) LA (1) Lancaster (1) Larry Brinkin (2) Last Supper (1) late-term abortion (1) latex gloves (1) lavender (1) law enforcement (9) lawsuit (1) lawsuits (2) LDS (1) Lead (1) Len Suzio (1) Lent (13) Leo P. Gallagher (1) Leo's ballet (10) Leos (3) lesbian (6) letter to the editor (1) lettuce (3) leukemia (1) LGBT (15) Libya (1) lice (3) Linda McMahon (3) Linda Ray (1) liposuction (2) Listeria (3) liver (4) living water (1) LLS (1) lobelia (2) Long Island Voices (1) lost cat (1) lost dog (1) lost parakeet (1) Loughner (3) Louise Barne (1) love (46) Lt.Nick Montagnese (17) lube jelly (4) Lucas Romero (1) Luxembourg (1) lymphoma (1) lynching (1) M.A.D.D. (1) MA (1) Mac (1) Madeleine Pickens Wild Horse Sanctuary (2) Madison (1) Malcolm McGough (1) Maori (1) March of Dimes (2) Mardi Gras (6) Margaux Moran (1) Maria Castellucci (1) Marianna Islands (1) marijuana (1) Mark Boughton (40) Mark O’Mara (3) Martha Dean for AG (43) Marvel Comics (1) Mary (3) Mary Magdalene (2) Matha Dean (1) Matthew 24 (5) MAUDE (1) Maundy Thursday (2) Maureen Boylan (7) Maxine Waters (1) May 21 (1) Mayor Pavia (9) McNeil (4) MD (1) Meade (1) Medical Reserve Corps (7) medicine (4) Memorial Day (12) Men in ballet (1) meningitis (2) Mennonite (1) mercy (13) meteor (1) Mexico (1) Michael Kaluta (1) michael vick (2) Michele Primavera (1) Middle East (2) Midhat H. Syed (5) Midhat H. Syed CT (1) migrants (1) Milford (1) military (35) military benefits (4) military.com (10) Milochka Photo (3) Minoru Asada (1) miracles (4) Mirella (3) missing children (2) MISSION STATEMENT-DOHM (1) Mississippi (1) Missouri (1) MLK (1) MMWR (4) MO (1) Moderator (1) Monique Thomas (22) Montana (1) moon (1) morality (2) Mormon (1) Mother's Day (2) mothers (7) mourning (1) MRC (11) msnbc (1) Mubarak (1) Multiple Sclerosis (2) music (2) Muslim (30) Muslims (1) My Books (1) My Left Nutmeg (2) MySpaceGraphicsandAnimations.net (2) NAACP (11) Nancy DiNardo (5) Nancy Lanza (2) NASA (29) National Anthem (1) National Guard (5) National Naval Medical Center (1) Natural Treatments (7) neglect (1) neighbors (1) Nerd-To-Go (3) Nerds (4) Nestle (1) Netanyahu (3) Neuro Resource Group (1) Nevada (2) New Black Panthers (3) New Canaan (27) New Jersey (1) New London Day (1) New Orleans (3) New York (2) New Zealand (3) Newfield (1) Newington (9) NEWSLETTER (8) Newtown (1) Nicholas Pantalone (2) nick fortunato (1) NIH (6) nits (1) NIV (10) NJ (1) NOAA (33) non-profits (3) North Dakota (1) Norwalk (35) Norwalk P.D. (1) Norway (3) nostalgia (4) Novartis (1) NRA (3) nuclear disaster (4) nurses (3) nursing (2) NY (1) NYC (5) NYSSMA (1) Oakland (1) Obamacare (5) obituary (1) Occupy (3) Occupy Atlanta (1) Occupy Connecticut (1) Occupy Darien (1) Occupy New Canaan (1) Occupy Portland (1) Occupy Stamford (1) Occupy Wall St (5) Odette (1) OEF/OIF/OND (1) Officer Pilford (1) OH (1) Ohio (1) oil spill (2) OK Go (1) Okinawa (1) OKlahoma (2) Oleg Epshteyn (1) oncology (1) open and affirming (5) opera (1) Operation Enduring Freedom (1) Operation Iraqi Freedom (1) opiates (1) OPIN (3) OR (2) oral birth control (2) orange (2) Oregon (1) orphan diseases (1) OS (1) Osaka U (1) Oslo (1) osteoporosis (1) OTC Drugs (3) OWS (1) oysters (3) P.O. Richard Gasparino (1) PA (2) pain (1) pain management (2) Paint the town Pink (2) Pakistan (9) Palestine (4) Palm Sunday (5) pancreatic cancer (1) pandemic (8) paperwork (1) parade (11) Parris Island (1) Parris Island Marine Band (3) Pastor Tommie Jackson (1) Pat Battinelli (3) PATCH (2) pathogens (5) patient advocacy (1) Patricia Parry (3) Paul Ryan (1) PAWS (2) peace on earth (1) peanut butter (1) Pearl Harbor (2) Pearl Harbor Day (1) Pease (1) pedophiles (7) pedophilia (3) Pelosi (5) Pennnsylvania (3) Person-To-Person (1) Peru (4) Peruvian Independence Day (2) pet food (6) Pet Pantry Warehouse (2) PETA (10) Peter Lanza (2) Peter Schiff (13) Peter Suchy (1) pets (4) Pfc.David R. Fahey (1) Pfizer (1) Pharmaceuticals (6) pharmacist (1) Phil Balestriere (16) Phil Balestriere. Bob Kolenberg (1) Philippines (2) physicians (2) physics (1) Pickens (1) pink (2) Piss Christ (1) pocket protectors (1) POCKET SERMONS (7) poems (3) pointe shoe technology (1) Poland (3) police (2) Police Memorial Parade (1) politicans (1) Poll Observers (1) Pope Benedict XVI (1) Portland (1) potassium iodide (2) povidone-iodine (1) POW-MIA (1) prayer (16) Prayer Lists (35) prayer requests (4) prayer shawls (7) prayers (50) Precious Reynolds (1) prejudice (9) Pres. Bush (7) Pres. Carter (1) Pres. Clinton (1) prescription drugs (4) preservation (1) President Mitt Romney (1) President Obama (79) President Obama Samuel L Jackson anti-white CT Judaism anti-America God Bless America terrorism UCC Rev J. Wright Sept 11 Gadsden Flag Synod 2007 Don't Tread On Me (1) President's Volunteer Service Award (1) Principal Wm.Johnson (1) prion (1) PRogers Florist (1) Progressive Democrats of America (1) Progressive Libs (34) Project Veritas (1) Prophecy (12) prostate cancer (2) prostitution (3) Protestant (2) protons (2) protozoans (1) public health (1) public service announcement (2) Puerto Rico (2) Puppy mills (3) purple (1) Q.A. (1) Q.C. (1) QE2 (1) quartz crystals (2) Queen Elizabeth (1) QUETZAL (1) Rabbi Bill Rudolph (1) Rabbi J Hammerman (4) Rabbi Joshua Hammerman (19) rabies (1) racism (39) racist (12) radiation (2) radio transmissions (1) rainbow (4) Rainbow Cafe (1) Randall Atcheson (1) Rangel (1) Rapture (4) Raymond Jennings (1) Reagan (1) Real-Life Potions Masters (3) recipes (1) Red Cross (7) redemption (4) refugees (1) Regina Perry (2) Registrar of Voters (7) religion (3) Rensselaer (1) Republicans (31) Reserves (1) resurrection (6) Rev Al Sharpton (4) Rev Cari Jackson (22) Rev F. Felger (4) Rev Henry Brehm (2) Rev J. Wright (47) Rev Katie Heichler (15) Rev M Lingle (1) Rev O. Moss (10) Rev Ron Sala (1) Rev. Barbara Sexton (41) Rev. Bill Matthews (1) Rev. Cari Jackson (3) Rev. Dr. Jane Ann Groom (1) Rev. Jeremiah Wright (2) Rev. John Thomas (5) Rev. Lydia Veliko (2) Rev. Lydia Velkio (1) Reveal Hair (1) Revelation (5) Reverend Barbara Sexton (73) ReverendFun.com (2) Richard Amner (1) Right Principles (1) RKI (2) road race (1) Rob Merkle (13) Robo-dancer (2) Robo-Nurse (3) Robo-singer (2) robots (5) Rocky Ford (1) Romaine (1) Romans (1) Ron Wilcox (1) Rosh Hashanah (3) Royal wedding (1) royalty-free images (2) RPI (2) Runners (2) Runs (1) Russia (2) Ryan Lanza (1) S. America (1) Sacred Heart Academy (3) sacrifice (3) safety (2) sailing (1) Salmonella (12) salvation (9) Salvation Army (7) Salvo Randazzo (1) Samuel L Jackson (42) Sandi Ayala (5) Sandy Hook shooting (2) Sanford P.D. (2) Sansha (2) Sansha Futura 111 (1) satellites (3) Saudi Arabia (1) Saving America's Mustangs (1) SBC Restaurant (5) scaredy-cats (1) Schumann (1) science (1) Scott Bill (1) Scott Brown (1) screensavers (2) Scripture (27) scroll (1) Seafood (4) second amendment (2) Seinfeld (1) SEIU (13) self-denial (1) self-inflicted hate crime (1) Semper Fi (12) Sen. Lieberman (3) seniors (1) Sept 11 (6) service (1) service members (2) seven seals (1) severe weather (27) sex (7) sex offenders (1) sexual assault (2) Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland (1) Sgt. Major Luke Converse (3) Shahzad (2) Sharia (13) Sharpies (1) Sheldon Katz (1) shelter (1) Shelton (1) Shippan (3) Shrove Tuesday (3) sin (1) singing (1) Singpore (1) Sings At The Metropolitan Room (1) SIRS (1) skids (4) Sleep Aids (2) sliderules (1) Smoke (1) sneaker-like ballet shoes (1) Socialism (3) SOF (1) Solar (23) solar flares (8) solar wind (31) Soldier Socks (7) Soldiers' Angels (1) South America (1) SPA (1) space weather (35) Spain (5) sparrow (1) SPCA (3) Speaker John Boehner (2) Special Elections (2) Special Ops Forces (1) Spread A Little Joy (1) sprouts (2) St. Cecelia's (2) St. Mary's (1) St. Patrick's Day (7) St. Paul (2) St. Therese (1) Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad (1) Stage (1) Stamford (142) Stamford Advocate (3) Stamford Animal Control (11) Stamford EMS (2) Stamford F.D. (6) Stamford H.S. (1) Stamford Hospital (12) Stamford Marriott (1) Stamford P.D. (16) Stamford P.D. hope (1) Stamford Partnership (1) Stamford Police Assoc (3) Stamford Town Center (1) Star of David (1) Stark School (1) State Rep (2) STEC O104:H4 (8) Steele (1) Stephen Hawking (1) Stmfrd Animal Control (10) stolen valor (1) Stratford (1) Stress (1) sun (19) Sun Jan 8 (1) supplements (1) surgery (2) survival (16) Susan Bysiewicz (6) Susan Raff (1) Sweden (4) Swine flu (5) sybrina fulton (3) Synod 2007 (30) Syria (1) Tahrir (1) Taiwan (1) talent (1) Taliban (11) Tanya McDowell (1) taqiyya (8) TARP (1) Tawana Brawley (2) Taxes (14) taxpayers (26) TB (1) TBA (4) Tea Party Patriots (140) teachers (7) Teamsters (1) Tears (5) technology (1) Temple Beth El (7) terror (1) terrorism (45) Texas (3) Thanksgiving (5) The Advocate (4) The Jewish Week (1) The Journal News (2) The Little Flower (1) THE MATRIX (1) The Netherlands (5) The Other 364 Foundation (1) The Ruckus Society (1) The Star-Spangled Banner (1) the West (1) theater (1) Theatre (1) Thessalonians (1) Thyatira (1) Tie-dye (1) Tim Tebow (12) Tim Wallce (1) TimesSqBomber (2) Timothy Joseph Montague (3) TMT Bloch Sonata (1) Tom Foley (50) Tom Gaffey (1) Toni Boucher (2) tornadoes (22) Toyota (7) tracy martin (3) traditional medicine (10) transplant (2) Trayvon Martin (3) Triad (12) TRICARE (4) Trinity Chicago (1) Trumbull (1) TSA (5) tsunami (38) tsunamis (10) Tutorials (50) Tylenol (4) U.N. (1) U.S. Navy SEALS (6) U21A Incident (1) UAE (2) UBS (1) UCC (30) UCC. United Church of Christ (1) UK (4) Ukraine (4) Uncle Charlie (8) unions (18) United States (3) UPDATE (2) urine (1) US (12) US Navy (63) USA (2) USA Today (1) USAF (58) USArmy (63) USCG (56) USGS (24) USHMM (1) USMC (71) Utoya (1) VA (4) VA health benefits (1) vaccines (3) vegetables (2) Venn diagram (2) veterans (68) Veterans Day (5) Veterans Health Administration (1) Veterans Park (1) VFW (59) video (3) videos (17) Vietnam (11) Virginia (5) viruses (9) voice (1) volcanoes (34) Voldemort (2) volunteering (5) voter fraud (49) WA (1) Wallbuilders.com (1) Walter Reed (1) Washington (1) Washington D.C. (4) waste (1) Watton.org (2) weddings (4) weeping (11) welfare (3) West Nile Virus (1) West Virginia (1) Westhill H.S. (4) Westhill Northstar Playmakers (1) Westport (10) whales (1) white privilege (1) WHO (8) Wikipedia (2) wildlife (1) William and Kate (1) William Kaluta Photography (36) Winter Solstice (2) Wintery Knight (1) Wisconsin (4) wish (1) wittnessed.com (1) wittnessed.wordpress.com (6) WND (1) women's health (2) Woolworth's (1) world peace (22) worldly things (15) worship (1) Wounded Warriors (4) wounds (15) WTC (1) WW II (22) www.cfc.us (1) Yahoo (1) yellow (3) YouTube (11) Yuichiro Yoshikawa (1) YWCA (1) Zachary Gallo (2) zombies (1) Zuccotti Lung (2) Zuccotti Park (1) Zyrtec (4)