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Facebook – News & Alerts, June 16, 2020

FB: News & Alerts (Facebook Gems collected 6-16-2020)

Facebook favorites from the last eight weeks (collected on 6/16/2020 at 8am).

Good News

Healing images from amidst the protests (June 2)

NBC San Deigo – SDPD Officer rescues twins and father after truck plunges off Sunset Cliffs

Newsweek – Teen praying over Florida Deputy police officer

Fox News – Houston cop seen comforting 5-year-old girl at George Floyd protest who asked: ‘Are you gonna shoot us?’

George Floyd Protests / BLM Movement

Kailey Jacomet – thoughts from the sister of a police officer

Christian Mom Thoughts: 5 Ways Christians are Getting Swept into a Secular Worldview in This Cultural Moment

My Facebook repost of the Christian Mom Thoughts article includes this note: 

Great article. One thing I’d like to add is a request to Christians, please stop posting stuff like “all lives matter“ and “Jesus lives matter.” I know you mean well, but such posts display your profound ignorance of and insensitivity to the feelings of POC, protesters or not. I cringe when I see those posts, knowing they are making things worse by reinforcing the image so many have of uncaring, arrogant whites. 

Pray for our leaders, pray for our nation, and look for ways to show respect and kindness to people who are different than you in your community.

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Michael Farris – do we improve or destroy America?

Kory Mears – biblical answers to social unrest (Kory is a personal friend of ours, he and his wife were missionaries in Fiji, and have demonstrated deep love for all people)

Ben Carson’s wise words

Gary Carlson on legislating morality(Gary & Kathy are long-time friends… Kathy was one of my bridesmaids. We visited them at their missionary home in Wainwright, Alaska, on our first year wedding anniversary trip over 25 years ago).

Health & Nutrition News

Another Scientific American article I disagree with, and why (Dean Ornish, meaningless statistics, Monsanto and pastured meats)

Coronavirus

My makeshift mask. (This is not to mock wearing of masks or downplay the seriousness of the virus. Sometimes I think we all need to laugh.)

Bored Panda – Photographer Takes Pics Of People In Public From 2 Perspectives And It Shows How Easily The Media Can Manipulate Reality 

No empirical evidence for the lockdowns

Judge Rules Against Stay At Home Order: ‘People Are Not Being Governed, They Are Being Ruled’

My Hero thoughts at Aldi‘s on Memorial Day

The Country Home experiences police harassment during quarantine, born of executive orders and confusion (see the comments for a link to the follow-up video)

Daily wire – Mike Rowe: Labeling ‘35 Million People’ As ‘Un-Essential’ Could Have Serious ‘Consequences’

An effective alternative to a coronavirus vaccine

Michael Farris 10 lessons we should learn from Covid

Deep Roots at Home – Vaccinated versus Unvaccinated, Who’s Healthier?

Coronavirus vaccine dangers

Brian Buffini’s Covid trifecta