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What's not yet a crime, but should be?

LocalTalk_mollyBullying should be a crime because it effects people later in life and can
seriously harm people internally
and mentally.
Molly Hallweaver
Santa Cruz, Student

 

 

 

 

LocalTalk_martyHealth insurance companies making
a profit. It's against the law in Japan and Germany and it should be the same here.
Marty Hapner
Santa Cruz, Systems Analyst

 

 

 

 

LocalTalk_scottyI think that talking on your cell phone while you're physically in the middle of a transaction at a cash register should be a crime. It's terribly, terribly rude.
Scotty McDonald
Santa Cruz, Photographer

 

 

 

 

LocalTalk_helenaThe existence of the Federal Reserve because it's secretive and privately owned and it controls our money. It should be eliminated. I think that President Kennedy tried to do
something about the Federal Reserve and was assassinated for it.
Helena Hope
Freedom, Homeopath

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Heart Me Up

In defense of Valentine’s Day

 

“be(ing) of love (a little) more careful”—e.e. cummings

Wednesday (Feb. 10) is Ash Wednesday, when Lent begins. Friday (Feb. 12) is Lincoln’s 207th birthday. Sunday is Valentine’s Day. On Ash Wednesday, with foreheads marked with a cross of ashes, we hear the words, “From dust thou art and unto dust thou shalt return.” Reminding us that our bodies, made of matter, will remain here on Earth when we are called back. It is our Soul that will take us home again. Lent offers us 40 days and nights of purification in preparation for the Resurrection (Easter) festival (an initiation) and for the Three Spring Festivals (at the time of the full moon)—Aries, Taurus, Gemini. The New Group of World Servers have been preparing since Winter Solstice. The number 40 is significant. The Christ (Pisces World Teacher) was in the desert for 40 days and 40 nights prior to His three-year ministry. The purpose of this desert exile was to prepare his Archangel (light) body to withstand the pressures of the Earth plane (form and matter). We, too, in our intentional purifications and prayers during the 40 days of Lent, prepare ourselves (physical body, emotions, lower mind) to receive and be able to withstand the irradiation of will, love/wisdom and light streaming into the Earth at spring equinox, Easter, and the Three Spiritual Festivals. What is Lent? The Anglo-Saxon word, lencten, comes from an ancient spring festival, agricultural rites marking the transition between winter and summer. The seasons reflect changes in nature (physical world) and humanity responds with social festivals of gratitude and of renewal. There is a purification process, prayerfulness in nature and in humanity in preparation for a great flow of spiritual energies during springtime. Valentine’s Day: Aquarius Sun, Taurus moon. Let us offer gifts of comfort, ease, harmony, beauty and satisfaction. Things chocolate and golden. Venus and Taurus things.

 

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