IOTD …. Images of the day, #388 …. “The Love of Reading”!!


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~~November 16, 2015~~ 

THE LOVE OF READING

“I have sometimes dreamt … that when the Day of Judgment dawns and the great conquerors and lawyers and statesmen come to receive their rewards — their crowns, their laurels, their names carved indelibly upon imperishable marble — the Almighty will turn to Peter and will say, not without a certain envy when He sees us coming with our books under our arms:

“Look, these need no reward.

We have nothing to give them here.

They have loved reading.”

~Virginia Woolf, The Second Common Reader~

http://www.goodreads.com

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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To start the day …. “Omar Akram – Never Let Go”!!


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~~November 16, 2015~~ 

HOPEFUL

Hopeful, hopeful,
That’s the feeling I get when I hear her name.
Not knowing when;
Or why she has chosen me.
But knowing in my heart that I will never let her down.
Condescending;
Of all these ideas I have of her.
My walk with her has been one I’ll never forget;
I will not
Loose her.
In all the chaos in this world,
She is the one I seek  for guidance
Please, never let me go.
Forever with her,
I am,
Hopeful!

~Taylor Ann March~
Nov 29, 2010

(I took the liberty of changing “him” to “her”, “he” to “she”, “his” to “hers”).

http://hellopoetry.com/

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The last few days have been harrowing and mind-boggling. The security of what we know as our life, our world and our safety has been shaken to the core.

We frequently think:

“It won’t happen to me, it won’t happen here, it won’t happen to us.”

The only thing that we know for sure is that life, as we know it, can change in a flash.

Here’s a balm, a beautiful song to transport us to a warm, beautiful place …. if only for a moment.

HortyRex©

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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~Never Let Go~

Omar Akram

~Uploaded on Nov 5, 2011~

Album Free as a bird
http://www.omarmusic.com
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At the end of the day …. “IMAGINE …. Paris, Just Imagine”!!


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~~November 14, 2015~~ 

PARIS ATTACKS … LIGHTS OUT

Pianist plays moving rendition of ‘Imagine‘ outside attack site

As support pours in from around the world and the city mourns in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, a pianist offered his own touching contribution.

On Saturday morning, November 14, pianist Davide Martello rode up on a bike with a portable piano and played John Lennon’s “Imagine” in an area near the Bataclan concert hall, where more than 100 people were killed as part of a coordinated attack at multiple sites.

In January 2015, the German musician played for two hours in the Place de la Republique in Paris as a healing gesture for the city after the deadly attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. Martello also played through the night in Turkey’s Taksim Square in 2013 amidst widespread protests and turmoil in the country.

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http://www.today.com/news/paris-attacks-pianist-plays-moving-rendition-imagine-outside-attack-site-t56016

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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~Davide Martello plays Johns Lennon’s Imagine~

#AfterTheAttacks

~Published on Nov 14, 2015~

You can say I’m a dreamer … I want to hug this dude.

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IOTD …. Images of the day, #387 …. “Tears in Heaven … “!!


PF4

~~November 14, 2015~~ 

SOLIDARITY

#JeSuisParis

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

THIS IS VERY SERIOUS TO ME

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#IOTD #ImageSOfTheDay #387 #DearBloggerFriend #HerOwnWords #Serious #Silly #JustBeautiful #France #FranceTerrorAttacks #Unprecedented #ShootingRampage #Explosions #MassHostageTaking #PresidentFrançoisHollande #JeSuisParis #TheWorldMoruns #WorldHonors #PrayersForFrance

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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To start the day …. “FRANCE: There are NO words … “!!


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~~November 14, 2015~~ 

WHAT HORROR WE HAVE AWAKENED TO 

Paris Attacks Kill More Than 100, Police Say; Border Controls Tighter

The Paris area reeled Friday night, November 13, 2015, from a shooting rampage, explosions and mass hostage-taking that President François Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack on France. His government announced sharply increased border controls and heightened police powers as it mobilized the military in a national emergency.

French television and news services quoted the police as saying that around 100 people had been killed at a concert site where hostages had been held during a two-hour standoff with the police, and that perhaps dozens of others had been killed in apparently coordinated attacks outside the country’s main sports stadium and four other popular locations in the city.

But estimates on the total number of dead varied.

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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~”La Marseillaise”~

French National Anthem

~Published on Sep 15, 2012~

National Anthem of France

“La Marseillaise” (The Marseillaise)
Includes lyrics in both French and English.

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At the end of the day …. “DWTS: tWitch and Allison Holker with Lindsey Stirling”!!


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~~November 13, 2015~~ 

HOW DID I MISS THIS ONE?

Allison Holker and Twitch Boss – Dancing with the Stars 16 – Video

Allison Holker and Twitch Boss performed on Dancing with the Stars 16 Week 7 Results Show with Lindsey Stirling on violin.

Allison and tWitch are from So You Think You Can Dance.

 They’re such a happy couple.

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Looking through YouTube … what to post for the last entry, I found this video. I’ve know about Allison from DWTS, about tWitch from the Ellen Degeneres Show, about Lindsey from YouTube.

I follow all of them.

I consider all to be accomplished performers in their respective art form.

I didn’t know about this performance on DWTS.

It was uploaded in 2013.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

HortyRex©

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Allison Renae Holker (born February 6, 1988) is an American dancer. Holker is credited with a wide variety of work in film, television and concert tours. She is most famously known from her appearances on the TV Show So You Think You Can Dance, where she was a contestant in season 2 and an all-star in seasons 7 through 11.

Stephen “tWitch” Boss (born 1982) is a freestyle hip-hop dancer from Montgomery, Alabama.

tWitch got his nickname, as a child, from popping and ticking, when he couldn’t sit still.

On December 10, 2013, tWitch and fellow SYTYCD alum, Allison Holker, married at Nigel Lythgoe’s Villa San Juliette Vineyard and Winery in Paso Robles, Calif.

They had been dating for approximately 2 1/2 years before getting engaged in January 2013.

Through Allison, he gained a stepdaughter named, Weslie, who was born in 2008.

On October 5, 2015, he and Allison Holker announced they were expecting their first child together on the television show “Dancing With The Stars“.

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Lindsey Stirling (born September 21, 1986) is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, singer and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her YouTube channel, Lindsey Stirling, which she introduced in 2007.

Stirling performs a variety of music styles, from classical to pop and hip-hop to electronic dance music.

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Wikipedia

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~tWitch and Allison Holker with Lindsey Stirling on DWTS~

~Published on Apr 30, 2013~

Macey Stars of Dance performance on Dancing with the Stars by Twitch and Allison Holker with Lindsey Stirling on Violin.

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Something to think about …. “The Absence …. “!!


Absence

~~November 13, 2015~~ 

THE ABSENCE

There’s this cold.
A feeling.
It’s a cold that isn’t obvious, but very much present.
The kind that makes your whole body shake.
The cold feeling of being unloved by that one person, which has the power to shake your entire being.

F.T … TeaFull

http://hellopoetry.com/

LESSONS LEARNED IN LIFE

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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