Saturday, April 1, 2023

Strange Stuff#2 - 13 MOONTHS & THE TURTLE SHELL

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Strange Stuff #2 - 13 "MOONTHS" & THE TURTLE SHELL

This is the second post in a new series called: "Strange Stuff".  So many people shudder or blindly flee from anything labeled "conspiracy."  Why should we trust a single person's opinion that a certain topic is a "conspiracy theory"?

Let's begin by defining:
Conspiracy Theory - (Merriam-Webster) a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators.   

Well, I am NOT a "Conspiracy Theorist" but rather a "Conspiracy Analyst."

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Our first topic in this new series was "Vortex Math"
(click HERE to view "Vortex Math")

Today we are going to focus on the yearly calendar and the calendar that I believe God meant for us to use.
I believe in creation and it does NOT make sense to me that our heavenly Father would create a chaotic way to keep track of a year - some months with 30 days, others with 31 and then one with 28 and sometimes 29 days.  It's crazy!

So many things run on a 28 day schedule:
- ocean tides
- a woman's period
- the moon's cycle

What if there were 13 months with 28 days each?
This ancient calendar method is called "moonths" because it follows the cycle of the moon.

This is what the 13 "Moonth" Calendar would look like - it starts in April (I will explain further down in this post why it starts in April):

April
May
June
Quatilis
Quintilis
Sextilis
September
October
November
December
January
February
March


Below details the origins of our current month names and the "moonth" names:
April (which means "to open".  This is why it is the first month in the "moonth" calendar)
May (taken from a Greek goddess or Nephilim Maia)
June (from a god/demon called Junis)
July (named after Julius Caesar.  "Quat" means four - so the fourth month should be "Quatilis")
August (named after Augustus Caesar.  "Quint" means five - so the fifth month should be "Quintilis")
Sextilis (the month totally missing from our current calendar - "sex" meaning six, therefore "Sextilis")
September ("septem" means seven)
October ("octo" means eight)
November ("novem" means nine)
December ("decem" means ten)
January (named after demon "Janis")
February (named after demon "Februis)
March (named after god/demon of war Mars)



Turtle Shell Calendar

The Native Americans used a turtle shell as their calendar.
Did you know that most turtle shells have 13 large shapes?  And most shells have 28 smaller sections around the outer edge. (see picture below).

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How amazing is it that God provided this guide in nature.  Look what it says in Job:


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Biblical scholars believe that they can prove that Jesus actually died on or around April 3rd.  What if it was actually April 1st?  And satan twisted our calendar to make a mockery of that day (April "fools" day)?

The exact day does not matter in our heart & soul because we celebrate Jesus' resurrection everyday of the year!


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 This Biblical calendar has 13 "moonths" of 28 days which totals 364 days.  Then, the 365th day is "Resurrection Day" celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ our Savior.



I pray that God will give you discernment as we continue to analyze so-called "conspiracy theories."





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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Tuesdays with a Twist Blog Hop #518

Welcome to Tuesdays with a Twist #518!

Before we get to the blog hop today - checkout this post:


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We're your hosts & co-hosts 

Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures
Angie @ God's Growing Garden
Checkout my amazing "Featured" Pinterest Board

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Features!
Each co-host will be sharing her own picks for Features. This gives everyone a better chance of being featured. Be sure to check all of our blogs to see if you were featured! 
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My Features this Week are:

1. "Orchard House, Little Women's 'nest'" by My Little Old World
2. "Handmade Easter Cards for Children" by Amy's Creative Pursuits
3. "DIY Floral Candle Holder Designby Steph Creates

If you've been featured we'd love for you to grab a button.

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The party starts every Tuesday at 7am EST and will continue until Saturday at 11:59pm.  Feel free to stop back any time and "like" your favorites.  Please visit other blogs if you have a moment. 

Share older posts as well as new ones.  No limit on links!

*Pictures should be your own* 

By linking up you give us permission to use these photos

 (with proper link backs) in our features.   And now for the party!





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Monday, March 27, 2023

You're the STAR - Week#4 HOME (March 2023)

We officially started our 2023 garden season this weekend!  It's going to be a good one!
Thank you again for joining us!
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WELCOME to the March 2023 "You're the Star" Blog Hop!
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WELCOME to HOME feature week of the March 2023 "You're the STAR" blog hop!
Meet your HOME week Hosts
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This week is HOME feature week
Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs:
Bev from Eclectic Red Barn
Niki from Life as a LEO Wife

This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!
There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#4 HOME - recipes, home d├ęcor, antique/DIY &/or travel (this can include anything about your home - even history posts - all while remaining family friendly)


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(All features were chosen from the February 2023 "You're the Star" blog hop)



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All Hosts/CoHosts will post this blog hop on every Monday of each week.
Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn't be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post - rest assured - we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES - other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )







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Sunday, March 26, 2023

JUDE #2 - Contend for the Faith

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JUDE#2 - Contend for the Faith

This is part#2 in this new series on Jude.  The book of Jude is a very small book in the Bible but it is packed with many wonderful lessons to be learned.  We will be studying the entire book of Jude in seven different parts.

click HERE to view Part#1 "Greeting to the Called

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It doesn't take Jude long to reveal what the true topic of his letter is going to be - it's actually more of a warning.  We'll begin by defining a couple words (even though we might think we know the meaning). I am always surprised to realize that I'm often off on the details of word definitions.

Exhort - to urge strongly;  to give warnings or advice

Contend - to struggle for;  to strive against difficulties

To reword that sentence in modern verbiage it might sound something like this:
"I am begging you/ urging you to continue on in your Christian walk even when times are extremely evil and difficult."

We see in verse 4 why Jude was giving such a warning (see picture below).


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I believe this is happening everywhere - that such worldly evil has crept into every aspect of our lives, even in churches, Christian organization, Christian schools and so on.  I am reminded of the Scripture passage that talks about satan being the father of lies:

"He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies."
John 8:44

We see that satan was a murderer from the beginning and this is what I believe is being referenced in the underlined portion of Jude verse 4a "long ago being condemned".  This condemnation is for the fallen angels and anyone who follows satan and his lies.

The quotes below speak for themselves:

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 These ungodly people are twisting the truth into the most foul pack of lies.  Since "lewdness" is not a common word in modern day speech let's define that word:

Lewdness - evil, wicked, obscene, vulgar

Unfortunately, that is exactly what is happening everywhere.  Jesus' truth is being twisted and manipulated into the most offensive immorality unimaginable.

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Lastly, the denial of Jesus Christ will be detrimental to your eternity.  Remember that Jesus Is the Way, Truth & life - NO ONE gets to the Father except through Him!

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satan is real but Our Heavenly Father can and will defeat satan in a millisecond with just a puff of His breath!
Our God is an Awesome God and He is worth "contending for the faith", even in extremely difficult times!




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Friday, March 24, 2023

Rooting Garlic for Spring Planting

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Rooting Garlic for Spring Planting

Garlic can be planted in both the Spring and Fall.  If you decide to plant in the Spring, then I suggest rooting before planting.

We took an old empty cranberry juice bottle (plastic, store bought) and cleaned it out.  Count the number of garlic heads that you plan on rooting and cut that number of holes (about the size of a silver dollar) in the side of the plastic bottle (the "side" which will now become the top).  We had 3 full heads of garlic and one single clove of garlic (so we cut 3 silver dollar size holes and one nickle size hole in the plasic).  Secure/tighten the bottle lid.  Fill the bottle with water by using the holes that you just cut (in other words - don't fill using the usual opening - lol).  Place each garlic head in an opening and wait one or two weeks (until you see a good root system growing - see picture below) 

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Gently remove each garlic head from the plastic bottle (the roots should easily come out without being cut off).


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Now, tenderly separate each clove from the head of garlic (see picture below).  From one head of garlic I got 10 cloves, which means that there will be 10 plants yielding 10 heads of garlic in the Fall (providing that nothing disastrous happens during growth).  You could estimate that from 3 heads of garlic you could yield 30 heads of garlic.  That's well worth the effort! 

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Plant each rooted clove about 5 inches apart and about 3 inches deep (the dirt should be up to the green part.  Another way of describing it would be that the green part is above the ground)

The middle stub in the picture below should be discarded - that was the old plant/stem from last year.

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The picture below is our garlic just emerging from our Fall planting.  You will notice some gaps in the rows - that's because some of the cloves did not root and rotted instead.  That's why rooting the garlic is a great step to take for Spring planting.

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Below you will see that this clove cluster has a few rotting cloves in the middle.  The second picture below shows when I separated the rotten cloves from the good one.  And finally, the third picture below shows the healthy rooted clove just separated from the rotten ones.

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Enjoy your Spring garlic planting!


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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Tuesdays with a Twist Blog Hop #517

Welcome to Tuesdays with a Twist #517!

Before we get to the blog hop today - checkout this post:


Checkout wonderful seeds at Mary's Heirloom Seeds 
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Or click picture below:


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Also, checkout one of my Bags/Purses available at Zazzle:


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Good Morning and Welcome to another No Rules Party!


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We're your hosts & co-hosts 

Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures
Angie @ God's Growing Garden
Checkout my amazing "Featured" Pinterest Board

(click HERE to view & follow)
Features!
Each co-host will be sharing her own picks for Features. This gives everyone a better chance of being featured. Be sure to check all of our blogs to see if you were featured! 
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My Features this Week are:

1. "Building a Magical Fairy Garden for Your Home" by Fresh Garden Lovers
2. "Spring Is Here" by Jaipur Garden
3. "The Crux of Characterby A New Lens

If you've been featured we'd love for you to grab a button.

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The party starts every Tuesday at 7am EST and will continue until Saturday at 11:59pm.  Feel free to stop back any time and "like" your favorites.  Please visit other blogs if you have a moment. 

Share older posts as well as new ones.  No limit on links!

*Pictures should be your own* 

By linking up you give us permission to use these photos

 (with proper link backs) in our features.   And now for the party!





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