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At Harold Washington Park, THE BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR PEACE!
South Hyde Park Boulevard, and East 53rd Street
My mission and ministry is never to posted up to being one thing and living another. I don’t care about being popular in the media or the limelight in social and the community activists today. It is my stand for the truth and my voice that they hear and that they respect. I can’t afford to lose sight of my prophetic mantle and mission in “social justice”. I will tell you “straight up” that many lose their focus trying to be more popular than this one. The blood of my people cries from the streets for justice. I don’t care about the community shenanigans!
I have lost too many of my people to gun violence right here in the United States and not to mentioned I have loss of family members here in Chicago. The uncertainties you feel about life and how could this happen.
You might feel all the stages of grief but the number of lives in my family member but nothing could compare with the males being murder by guns are just staggering. My nervousness as a child because of being around when a drive by occurred.
Yet, Crimes of my family members were still unsolved and I was a little disappointed how some of my family members never got involved and “quit” in the heat of the battle. I stayed around always advocating alone for change. I think what startles me more than anything …that I come from a very large family on both sides. I am to my knowledge the “ONLY ONE” even my family who are in politics, pastors and some affluent positions in Chicago and otherwise. Never have stepped out of their worlds to see about mines and for that matter anyone else!
I am not shaming them but it is so embarrassing to have to share that I am the only one still standing for better in our communities… standing for the sheer selfishness of not wanting to deal with how their voices could make some differences in people’s live
I had been left with a lot of scars because of my personal experiences of gun violence and being at my grandparents house at a young age during a drive by. Her home being riddled with bullets in a nice neighborhood at that time. After moving from Chicago because then of the recruitment of her sons to be in gangs, into a place she had little history about the owner. My uncles were then hunted by constant harassment even in suburbia about being apart of their organizations. It was a nightmare!
Almost a death trap if I could say that! Numerous issues followed because the house was huge and beautiful but full of secrets. A well-known gang and drug dealer owned the home. I remember how “terrified” I was when bullets sprayed their home… I was almost shot and killed by those bullets. I had a lot issues after that…never feeling safe and never being protected.
Can you imagine the emotions of others who have been through much worse than myself?
I ask that you join us on next Tuesday, June 2 from 3:30 to 8 pm… WEAR ORANGE FOR PEACE!
Betty Shabazz, Civil Rights Activists and Educator
Born , May 28, 1943 – Died June 23, 1997
Every year… I have to re-introduce that awakening to the universe…The power I believe this woman possessed and what she endured. Raising six girls alone and still she rose to the top…like the cream of the crop that she was! There are only a selective few women I hear about but they wont capture my spirit that way Betty Shabazz has.
I tell people all the time many slept on her wisdom and her strong discernment. Her spiritual sense and to educate our people, I know was off the charts.
How she faced bigotry, betrayal and the murder of her husband Malcolm X. as she did… amazed me!
The challenges she faced showed her incredible courage and strength. I don’t hear really hear a lot about “Betty Shabazz” yet, I make it my business to remember her and I plea for others to educate themselves about her!
Happy 81st Birthday!!!!
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For all my ” Jazz Lovers” …I didn’t forget the Phyllis Hyman song ” Be One” heard in Spike Lee’s movie “School Daze”…
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Beelzebub… Lord Of The Flies and Prince of Demons. Known as one of the seven princes of hell.
Some Christians are sleeping about the little pestilences in their lives. However, Exodus 8… Shares the events of the fourth plague of out of 10…Almost at the half way mark determined to be a mean machine. Pharaoh decided he was going to have a Burger King moment…going his way… All proven to be just sheer stupidity…
Believing first of all, he could somehow “handle” this God of Moses…Whether anyone can handle the “prophetic signs”…We are in greater need of an awakening in our hearts and spirits! I don’t care what you do today…Get confirmation from God. Although man might be a conduit…Strong discernment is necessary… A lot of deceiving and deceivers living among us in these last perilous days!
Really? Let’s go here… compare… We are like this today… With the Pharaoh’s in our lives… God calls for change but Pharaoh, foolishly tested the power of God on all attempts…
The number 4 represents the four winds, four seasons, the elements of the earth, water, fire and air…
Yet, God hammered Pharaoh with the plague NUMBER 4 which was a judgment of flies…Flies are pestilence that can bring a lot of damage and can be more troublesome when the flies leave maggots and multiply in huge numbers. One fly can produce a lot of damage it leaves residue of where it has been along with its germs of parlaying in feces and garbage! There is no such thing as a clean fly remember that!
Flies also represent uncleanliness!
I can recall some years ago… I told about this dream publicly about the “flies” on the altar in a church… Everyone was abruptly running to the front doors of the church because someone was either shot or murdered outside the church but I never moved from my posture of prayers. I saw the “flies” while others ignored them. I knew that there was some purposed distractions for making them run to doors to see!
Yet, in my heart… I knew whatever it was outside it was mere tactic of us not focusing on the flies that entered the church on the altar. I begin to pray … but I knew this was a “plague”. Only one older lady came back and she begin to ask questions because she knew I never left the altar because I knew bigger problems were from the inside… And I knew if the “flies” was there that had to be some manure some place…. To understand this you must understand “Deliverance ministry”… Often times people transfers spirits. Whether its directly or indirectly.
Principalities you are not going to fight in your flesh… it’s that time of warfare. Although we should be better informed. The Flies are in our communities for a reason.
Too many coincidences one might believe but these are signs of the time for more and more demonic attack. Satan can’t be whipped all because one knows Theology…A greater power can beat satan and his weapons of choice even if it is gun violence.
If we are about the truth of God’s Business… PRAYER … is your one and only first line of defense… Moses got instructions from God how to handle Mr. Pharaoh and his nonsense! Your own strength can’t go into the enemy’s camp making demands…unless you are first equipped the weapons against the warfare. Satan is never afraid of ignorance. Remember he births it. CALL TO ACTION… IS NEXT… You have directions from God on HOW TO SEIZE AND MAXIMIZE EVERY MOMENT. Violence can be stopped in our cities but here is one thing many people have a tendency to believe…that they don’t have to check themselves and evaluate to see if Beelzebub is Lord in their lives!
He is afraid when you are armed in God’ truth for taking territory… The truth is a lot of people might pray but the enemy knows who belongs to him as well. Some folks prayers wont touch God… because some folks actually belong to satan and operate fully against God’s people. People have a hard time accepting deceptions is any place including our places we think is sacred..
So , he is never intimidated with any fake prayer warriors…They operate in no authority from God! Satan isn’t afraid of anyone he owns to keep his manure intact!
Oh yeah…back to the flies…they represented that whatever prayers had been prayed hovered around garbage and manure…Which leaves the “Believers” open for a false sense of reality. The reality is that it was mess that drew the flies… Watch who prey over you… Ask God to cover you because everyone beckons in more demons than God’s presence and because there are some distraction some things are slipping at the altar…
My point REBELLION IS BIRTH OUT OF BAD DECISIONS. Make sure you are not apart of it! We can march for peace… but what good if you are one of the ones that are birthing rebellion? Are you challenging the negative behavior in your own children? So many things can be quenched if we only “obey” God by exposing some of the nonsense we should address. We overlook small things in our lives that curb violence. Parents who ignore what they need to do… to just be parents!
You can’t rebuke satan and then live like him!
Flies are flies… attracted to the mess in any of our lives… Dope dealing draw flies, speaking evil draw flies…witchcraft and manipulations…draw flies… Get the picture… Ask yourselves what exactly does my spirit draws in? Does is draws God’s peace or does it regenerates evil from negative behaviors? Whether its physical or spiritual…You don’t need any plagues…
Check and see why the flies are drawn…Check your shoes… to see what you might have spiritually stepped in!
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We are to tell Chuck’s Gun Shop to adopt a responsible code of conduct to help stop gun violence in Chicago and keep our children safe!!!
Join Pastor Pfleger, and The Brady Campaign, Illinois Council Against Gun Violence
Protest Chuck’s Gun Shop. 14310 South Indiana Avenue Riverdale, Illinois 60827,
Saturday, June 6th. at 10 am…
T-Shirts, protest signs and coffee provided.
Any questions call John Gruber at…
216 -317-8006 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
17 year old Romare Wilson, shot in the neck and his 4 year old, and his cousin, Jacele Johnson shot in the head, and a 15 year old teenager were shot on yesterday during a prom gathering!
Please keep everyone and their families in your prayers!
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On last weekend, I was discussing with a brother friend about the difference when we went to prom and all the fanfare and how “old” we really felt. We were excited about the send off parties because they have changed tremendously!
But , here is also a sad reality about the downside of the craziness of the day!
A 17-year-old Romare Wilson, was shot in the neck and his cousin, 4-year-old Jacele Johnson, has a gunshot wound to the head gathering for a prom party. In my mind I am trying to really understand the purpose in the heinous acts done by these individuals! What’s the point of shooting a gun…all because?
This infuriates me to no end. The fascination with firing a gun for whatever reason in their foolish minds…I hear all the consistent excuses for why human being decides to take a gun and shoot another human being.
Where did the gun come from? I don’t care where it came from…someone used it! Then I continue to hear people coddle the excuses of how one can get a gun. When your love one in lying in his or her own blood.
Honestly, do you think the first question one can ask is …Where did the gun come from?
You are first in shock that an idiot would shoot at an6one in a crowd for kicks!
I know some of you feel that getting a job, and education might deter
some of the violence. This is minor compared to the key componets of keeping to what real family structure is. What is so amazing to me which is just plain common sense…Is the heart of any monster that decides that they want to fire a gun at other folks. Here is the other mind blower… What got them so hung up in eliminating each other? Since when is being deprived and poverty is a reason to shoot, maim, or kill anyone a reason to shoot a firearm aimlessly. I hate when I hear this nonsense.
Where is the consciousness? …Educated, non educated, rich or poor. I have told many there are many so-called “gang members” serving in the Arm Forces. This society picks and chooses what they denote the term “thugs” and or criminal .
The dynamics of stereotypes that these are always poor, uneducated people shooting guns. Or with the “elite” organize crime or it’s called mental illness. All of it is crazy!
When we just saw “demonic grown men”… of all walks of life in a motor cycle gang? Many factors might contribute to why one would turn to a life a crime…. Lets, deal with some roots.
Bad behavior is often ignored in this country and don’t get me started on some of the parenting skills! People know what they stood for. Why are we expecting positive results when they are consistently presented with negativity?
Angry children become angry adults. My personal experiences of dealing with ignorant adults who have the nerve to have children. It’s an insult to me… the immaturity of really believing children are easy to raise. I am exposed to the results when a lack of self respect is missing and forget about morals and boundaries. This is frightening to me in our communities and even the lack of moral structure within the the church of today.
Everyone has a story… and there is a tendency to tip around calling people monsters and monster parenting is a definite root for violence. We refuse to believe that the rebirth for the monsters are getting well out of control. If the first child’s father skipped… why am for two. This means if we don’t take some internal assessment of what is really “killing” our people more. Gun violence wont be the only real issues that will soar out of the rebellion!
And here is another spin on a some of the violence …Whether we admit this or not… There is no element of surprise… People in our family dynamics live other lifestyles and this exposes their family for retaliation or opens the door for the gun smoke shoot out to set in motion.
Lastly a bold slap to the face, is what many people embrace and want to pretend to ignore there is a problem in the home. Get bold…. Ask questions! I have too much personal experience with gun violence and how it has affected my life… I have lost too many lying in their own blood in the streets of Chicago as well as other parts of the United States!
ACTS 2:1-4…And when the day of Pentecost came…they were all on one accord. And suddenly came a sound like a rushing mighty wind and it filled all the house that they were sitting. And there appear unto them cloven tongues like as fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and speak with other tongues. As the Spirit gave them utterance.
I will never forget how far God has brought me from! I was raised to reverence God with a respect. I learned music and ministry from the best. Maybe some might not understand it but there is nothing like the presence of God. I had many Acts 2 moments and that is blessing!
This Sunday, is Pentecost Sunday, May 27 2015…
I pray that you experience another level of God.
Here to kick it off… The Queen of the Hammond “B” organ… Ms. Twinkie
I got some “Old School” moments with “The Clark Sisters”…The way I was taught to do it!