The English words ‘pure’ and ‘February’ trace back to the Hebrew word בר ‘bar’ which means pure. בר ‘bar’ refers to the Son. Psa 2:12 Kiss the Son (בר ‘bar’), lest He be angry, and you perish from the way, when His wrath is kindled but a little. Oh the blessings of all those who flee to Him for refuge!
At certain times, a silent mind is very important, but ‘silent’ does not mean closed. The silent mind is an alert, awakened mind; a mind seeking the nature of reality. " Lama Yeshe Photo by - Anja Stiegler
We must stop CO2 levels from rising, lest we unleash a series of physical feedback processes that cause runaway warming, even beyond 5 degrees Celsius. There are 2 basic paths: The first is a massive rise in energy efficiency, meaning a sharp decline in primary energy use per unit of economic output. The second is a shift to lower CO2 emissions per unit of energy. (Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs is the director of Earth Institute and director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.)
Lest we forget. Soldier on is an Australian charity supporting the physical and emotional needs of our serving members during the long road back from their sacrifice. Every year I think long and hard about this day and what it means to me, and this organisation says it all. Any support they receive is invaluable, so if you can, here is the way to do so. https://www.soldieron.org.au/how-we-help/what-we-do/