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  • 01:02

    The Business and Recycling of Christmas trees in Africa

    in Environment

     
    Christmas (Christian Mass) is an increasingly popular annual religious tradition of the nativity, which is the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and his legacy of joy of enlightenment, peace on earth, freedom, civility, and unity of all mankind. This custom is celebrated with exchange of gifts, sharing of stories and musical cantata, as well as displays and decorations such asChristmas trees.
    Christmas has become the largest annual economic stimulus for many nations around the world. Sales increase dramatically in almost all retail areas and shops introduce new products as people purchase gifts, decorations, and supplies. There are approximately 400 million Christians in Africa who celebrate the Christmas tradition. Although plastic trees and inflatable Santa Claus were popular in Africa, new wealth effect, new level of sophistication, explosion of Christian growth and the influx of foreigners are creating a boom in Christmas tree sales.
    Few years ago, Burundi's government banned cutting down of trees to be used for Christmas festivities. The country claimed it had lost enough of its forest cover and could not afford any more trees to be cut down. Join us as we explore the pros and cons in the business and recycling of Christmas trees in Africa.
    Host: Ernest K. Opong
    Contributor: Wasiu Alade
    Producer: Wale Ajibade

  • 00:16

    Christmas trees and tree safety

    in Hobbies

    University of Florida/Leon County Stan Rosenthal joined Ms. Grow-It-All, aka Master Gardener Audrey Post, for a discussion about Christmas trees: different kinds of trees, how to care for your Christmas tree and tree safety.

  • 00:45

    Slasher Studios Horror Podcast: Dylan Curzon (Dismembering Christmas) Interview

    in Movies

    On a very special episode of Slasher Studios Horror Podcast, our hosts Kevin Sommerfield and Andrew Beirl will be interviewing filmmaker Dylan Curzon. Dylan created our killer score/soundtrack for the upcoming release of Dismembering Christmas as well as worked behind-the-scenes as our lead gaffer. The bloody fun begins tonight at 10PM central so make sure to call in with any questions you might have!


    Want to order a Dismembering Christmas soundtrack? They are going fast and preorder ends on August 31st!!


    To order: http://www.slasherstudios.com/2015/08/08/now-available-dismembering-christmas-limited-edition-soundtrack-preorder/

  • ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ A Study of Luke 3

    in Christianity

    7 John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? 8 Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham. 9 The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.”

  • Can A Boycott Of Christmas Gift Buying Bring Racial Justice?

    in Women

    The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March is being promoted with the words "Justice or Else!"  What's the or else? In recent speech, Minister Louis Farrakhan called for African Americans to boycott Christmas as a response to racial injustice. How can we force justice by the withdrawal of our 1.9 trillion dollars from the U.S. economy during the season most businesses depend upon for their yearly profits? Who are we hoping to hurt with our boycott? How will their financial distress lead to a change of discriminatory laws? The procecution of police who killed citizens? The passing of sensible gun laws? The release of falsely accused prisoners? Do we need to work out a specific strategy to make sure our lack of buying gifts for friends and family produces the desired effects? Will enough people participate? Do we need to tie this boycott to a specific piece of legislation? Give us your views on the meaning of "justice or else!" What threat can we collectively carry out that can force a change and bring justice

  • 00:38

    Breaking the Chains....Raising the Love Vibration for Transformation

    in Motivation

    I have a dream...Celebrating Our Jubilee!


    Our forefathers and mothers planted trees from which we gather fruit, and dug wells from which we quench our thirst. Civil Rights Activist marched for us, died for us and pleaded for our equality.


    So what are we leaving behind for our communities today? What are we fostering in the minds of our Black children? How will we strengthen our families and our communities? How will we show the power of LOVE in the world? How are we Leading Change?


    Just over fifty years ago, Dr. King's "I Have a Dream..." Speech debuted in Detroit and transformed a nation. Today, we, the residents of Detroit, are uniting to become a beacon of light and love to usher in greater transformation within our capacity to love that will impact this city, nation and the world. As Detroit goes, so does the nation.


    Grass roots organizations and communities are raising the bar on what's possible so we evolve in our beliefs, values and purpose for the elevation of our consciousness to enlarge what's possible for us as spirits in human form. We are encouraging each one to search their hearts and find their destiny so they can powerfully play a role in Detroit's Re-birth that causes the world to know that Love is the Power that uplifts us all and brings balance.


    Today, we are sharing more on the Power of Love and its creative force.  We welcome our special guest, Versandra Kennebrew, the Founder of the 2015 Love Tour who will share how this came about, and her vision for its impact in our cities and communities. Remember, everything we experience originates from within the mind and heart of you or someone else, so let's create powerful loving experiences.  Building a loving relationship with yourself through self-care restores your trust and faith in knowing that you can live victoriously.


    We are powerful, and together we rise!

  • The Order of Melchizedek - Testimony of Mary

    in Religion

    19 Yea, that soul which keepeth the revelations and ordinances of the Aaronic Priesthood shall pass through the gate of the celestial world. 


    20 These are the angels of God who are redeemed from the power of sin forever and in their saved condition minister before the Lord of Spirits, worlds without end. 


    21 These have received a glorious resurrection but they remain without increase forever and ever. 


    22 These are permitted to partake of the fruit of the Tree of the Resurrection which is the Tree of Immortality.


    23 Those who partake of this fruit shall live forever and never die.  


    24 It pertains to the court of the priests after the order of Aaron and all those who rise to immortality may partake of it. 


    25 Its roots extend down to all other worlds of glory, whence spring like trees, but of a lower order, of which all the redeemed my partake.


    26 That soul which keepeth the revelations and ordinances of the Melchizedek Priesthood shall pass through the gate of the mansion of the Gods. 


    27 These are the Gods, they who have built up unto themselves family kingdoms. 


    28 These shall in process of time have their children sent to worlds which others have created, for they have sought to build up unto themselves but have not become a part of the One God in perfectness; therefore they have not the power to lay down their lives and take them up again. 


    29 These are permitted to partake of the fruit of the Tree of Life which pertains to salvation in the mansion of the Gods or the Holy Place. 


    30 Those who partake of it are privileged to sit among the Gods and shall have increase forever and ever.


    31 That soul which keepeth the revelations and ordinances of the Patriarchal Priesthood shall pass through the gate of the mansion of the Father.

  • 00:45

    What Jesus Says...

    in Christianity

    The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; He hath sent me to bind up the broken hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He might be glorified. Isaiah 61:1-3

  • 02:15

    PGT Episode #263 Cannabis Cup III

    in Legal

     


    Planet Green Trees Radio Tonight!


    Listen LIVE 8-10 pm EST at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


     


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


     


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from Third Coast


     


    Tonight- High Times Cup –Secret Sesh with Adam Ill, Dj Salam Wreck, Dan Sky Executive Editor of High Times.


    Steve Miller Leap Speaker
     


    Dakota and Josey calling in to discuss MI Legalize.


     


    Jim Powers- Michigan Parents for Compassion co- founder and board member of the ballot group known as MILegalize.


    And- regular guest and friend of the show attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law, Eric Gunnels, Thetford Twp Trustee and T-Pong


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 00:34

    IndieReview Behind The Scenes's The Darker Side Of Romace

    in Entertainment

    Welcome Everyone! Tonight IndieReview Behind The Scenes's segments, The Darker Side Of Romance's host Author Ronda Caudill will chat with Author MD Martin regarding the importance of beta readers and editors!


     Author MD Martin was born and raised in Abingdon, VA. She first began writing the Legends of William's Point series in 1995 while attending Virginia Highlands Community College. She has been published in the Bristol Herald Courier Newspaper, The Sage Literary Magazine, and Treasured poems of America. One of her Christmas stories has also appeared on the WABN radio station. When she isn't writing she is an avid reader and loves the Pendergast novels by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, Edgar Allen Poe, and Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series. She also enjoys photography, camping, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.


    Contact: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7035798.M_D_Martin?from_search=true&search_version=service


     

  • 00:40

    Breaking the Chains.....Love is the Key

    in Motivation

    I have a dream...Celebrating Our Jubilee!


    Our forefathers and mothers planted trees from which we gather fruit, and dug wells from which we quench our thirst. Civil Rights Activist marched for us, died for us and pleaded for our equality.


    So what are we leaving behind for our communities today? What are we fostering in the minds of our Black children? How will we strengthen our families and our communities? How will we show the power of LOVE in the world? How are we Leading Change?


    Just over fifty years ago, Dr. King's "I Have a Dream..." Speech debuted in Detroit and transformed a nation. Today, we, the residents of Detroit, are uniting to become a beacon of light and love to usher in greater transformation inside our capacity to love that will impact this city, nation and the world.


    Grass roots organizations and communities are raising the bar on what's possible so we evolve in our beliefs, values and purpose for the elevation of our consciousness to enlarge what's possible for us as spirits in human form.


    Today, we are sharing more on the Power of Love and its creative force.  We sometimes think the world is existing separately from what is going on within us. Remember, everything you are experiencing is originating from within the mind and heart of you or someone else. We create from within, and we create powerfully through love.  Building a loving relationship with yourself restores your trust and faith in knowing that the Power of Love still reigns victorious.


    We are powerful, and together we rise!