Revisit – Fenner Brockway: Happiest Sculpture in London This animated little monument is probably my favourite sculpture in London. It’s Fenner Brockway (1888-1988) and you can find him in Red Lion

Today we’re remembering the life and legacy of Fenner Brockway, a British political activist and socialist who dedicated his life to promoting peace and social justice. Brockway was a staunch advocate for anti-colonialism, nuclear disarmament, and workers’ rights, and played a crucial role in the anti-apartheid movement. His commitment to social justice and human rights continues to inspire us today. #FennerBrockway #SocialJustice #AntiColonialism #NuclearDisarmament #WorkersRights #HumanRights #AntiApartheid #PeaceActivist #BritishHistory #PoliticalActivism

  1. Fenner Brockway was a British political activist and socialist, who dedicated his life to the promotion of peace and social justice.
  2. Brockway was born in 1888 in Calcutta, India, to British parents. He spent much of his early life in India before moving to England at the age of 17.
  3. In 1907, Brockway joined the Independent Labour Party (ILP) and became an active campaigner for women’s suffrage and workers’ rights.
  4. During World War I, Brockway became a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for his beliefs.
  5. In 1929, Brockway was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Labour Party, representing the constituency of Eton and Slough.
  6. Brockway was a staunch advocate for the anti-colonial movement and was a vocal opponent of British imperialism in India and Africa.
  7. In 1956, Brockway founded the Movement for Colonial Freedom, which campaigned for the end of British colonialism and the promotion of self-determination for colonized peoples.
  8. Brockway was also a prominent campaigner for nuclear disarmament and was a founding member of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).
  9. Brockway was a prolific writer and wrote several books on politics, including his autobiography “Inside the Left” and “African Freedom: The Story of the Post-War Revolutions.”
  10. Brockway was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1967 for his lifelong commitment to the promotion of peace and social justice.

These are just a few of the many interesting facts about Fenner Brockway and his remarkable life and legacy.

The Power of Perception in Art: Finding Meaning and Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

Perception is indeed a subjective experience, and what we see is often shaped by our personal experiences, beliefs, and biases. This is particularly true when it comes to interpreting art, where the meaning and significance of a piece can vary widely depending on the viewer’s perspective.

When looking at a piece of art, we may be drawn to certain colors, shapes, or forms that resonate with us on a deeper level. We may also project our own emotions and experiences onto the work, interpreting it in a way that reflects our own personal reality.

But regardless of how we perceive a piece of art, there is a deeper truth that lies beneath the surface. As the Bible verse states, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.” In other words, all beauty and creativity ultimately come from a higher power, and there is a divine order and purpose behind everything we see.

So what do I see when I look at this art? However, I can appreciate the beauty and complexity of the artwork, and recognize the skill and creativity that went into its creation.

Ultimately, the meaning and significance of this artwork are up to each individual viewer to decide. But by remembering that all good things come from a higher power, we can approach art (and life in general) with a sense of reverence and appreciation, recognizing that there is a deeper truth and purpose behind everything we experience.

Furthermore, the idea that “perception is your reality” highlights the importance of recognizing the power of our thoughts and beliefs in shaping our experience of the world around us. Our perceptions can influence our emotions, behaviors, and ultimately the reality we create for ourselves.

In the context of art, this means that our perceptions of a piece can have a profound impact on how we relate to it and what meaning we assign to it. For example, one person may see a painting as a beautiful expression of nature, while another may view it as a commentary on the destruction of the environment.

Regardless of how we perceive a piece of art, it is important to approach it with an open mind and a willingness to engage with it on its own terms. This means setting aside our preconceptions and biases and allowing ourselves to be fully present with the work in front of us.

Ultimately, art has the power to connect us to something deeper and more meaningful than our individual perceptions and experiences. By recognizing the divine source of all creativity and beauty, we can approach art with a sense of reverence and appreciation, and open ourselves up to the transformative power of the creative process.

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, quantum mechanics ,quantum electrodynamics.

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(8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist considered one of the most important physicists of the 20th century. He was a Lucas Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, a Professor of Physics at Florida State University and the University of Miami, and won the 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Dirac made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics. Among his other discoveries, he formulated the Dirac equation to explain the behavior of fermions and predict the existence of antimatter. Dirac shared the 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics with Erwin Schrödinger for his “discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory.” He also made significant contributions to reconciling general relativity and quantum mechanics.

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Dirac was considered anomalous for his character by his friends and colleagues. Albert Einstein, in his 1926 letter to Paul Ehrenfest, wrote of Dirac’s article: This balancing act on the dizzying road between genius and madness is terrifying. Hmm.”

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Bishop Kamara – Jesus is the way – Motivational Bio

This great man came from humble beginnings and gave me an appreciation for people. He believes in equality and stated that we were all created in the image of God. This means that we all share the same abilities and qualities. He had a great influence on the community @LoveGodNow, opening it to unexpected dramatic changes issued in his dealings with other churches and nations.

We have nominated Bishop Karama Ministry for the following reasons: Powerful movement In international evangelism, his Teaching and preaching style is diplomatic and modernized reaching a wide demographic with a clear and precise message to the churches emphasizing its pastoral role and its necessary involvement with affairs of state. Bishop Kamara has ordained pastors from all over the world from Africa, Asia, and the united kingdom. He promoted ecumenical movements in cooperation with others. People, communities, families, and friends were all-important back then and still are today.

In the garden live every day he would visit to speak the word of God from the bible and tell people the power of Christ through to completion. I witness a servant of God a good and model lifestyle, and for the good that came from his opening of the price of the Gospel Teaching, I am most grateful that I could be a part of this Council.

Bishop Kamara is dedicated to marriage and family life allowing a “strong focus on the problems and challenges facing the family”, calling on the church to accompany them in times of crisis. Kamara further said that it is important to concretely define what married couples should do in order to strengthen marital bonds which in turn will allow them to determine how to strengthen their family life properly.

I observed that the presence of so many pastors who had been called to preach Bishop Kamara assisted with the work of ministry by installing the most extensive educational project ever held in the world. Teaching women and men of God to stand firm in and out of season and preach the word of God. During Lockdown he provided eloquence and forceful preaching, as well as a mild-mannered and soft-spoken personality away from the pulpit. He is such a brilliant man that his own council feared him. The kindness and compassion this man shows is God-given grace, Kamara was especially interested in ensuring that all the baptized participants were actively involved. His work led to the idea of a plan wherein a number of English-speaking conferences would join together to create a single text for proposed use all over the world.

I oversaw the completion of the 3-volume Video of Literature, and Bishop Kamara often recorded his disappointment in reorganizing the five-fold ministry instructing members to stay in their office and understand their gifts and calling by using a message of social justice according to fair treatment of all people. This then leads to the finalizing of the Literature with the rewards of the gospel… Host: Bishop Kamara Speaker: Rev Victor

Luke 12:31-34 King James Version

31 But rather seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added unto you.

32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

33 Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

I preach and teach the word of God, all over the world. To GOD be the glory and the praise.

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Mary Lou Williams , Motivational Bio 2022 – Saint Martin de Porres, Church Tribute!

Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements and recorded more than one hundred records (in 78, 45, and LP versions). Williams wrote and arranged for Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and she was friend, mentor, and teacher to Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Tadd Dameron, Bud Powell, and Dizzy Gillespie.

In 1922, at the age of 12, she went on the Orpheum Circuit of theaters. During the following year she played with Duke Ellington and his early small band, the Washingtonians. One morning at three o’clock, she was playing with McKinney’s Cotton Pickers at Harlem’s Rhythm Club. Louis Armstrong entered the room and paused to listen to her. Williams shyly told what happened: “Louis picked me up and kissed me.


In 1942, Williams left the Twelve Clouds of Joy, returning to Pittsburgh. She was joined there by her bandmate Harold “Shorty” Baker, with whom she formed a six-piece ensemble that included Art Blakey on drums. After getting engaged in Cleveland, Baker left to join Duke Ellington’s orchestra. Williams joined the band in New York City, and they traveled to Baltimore to be married. She traveled with Ellington and helped arrange several tunes for him, including “Trumpet No End” (1946), her version of “Blue Skies” by Irving Berlin.

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Mary Lou Williams was an African American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger who wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements and recorded over one hundred records. Williams was born as Mary Elfireda Scruggs on May 8, 1910 in Atlanta, Georgia, but grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

After her hiatus, her first piece was a Mass that she wrote and performed named Black Christ of the Andes (1963). Two short works, Anima Christi and Praise the Lord, were also released during this time. Williams made great efforts to perform his work in collaboration with the Youth Choir, including the “Mass of Mary Lou” held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City in April 1975. The jazz musician played at the church for the first time. She established a charitable organization and opened thrift stores in Harlem, directing the proceeds, along with ten percent of her own earnings, to musicians in need. As a 1964 Time article explained, “Mary Lou thinks of herself as a soul musician — a way of saying that she never strays far from melody and the blues, but deals sparingly in gospel harmony and rhythm. “I pray with my fingers when I play,” she says. I achieve a good “soul sound” by touching people’s souls.

In the 1980 novel A Confederacy of Dunces, Ignatius Reilly contemplates praying to Martin for aid in bringing social justice to the black workers at the New Orleans factory where he works. And in music, the first track of jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams’s album Black Christ of the Andes is titled “St. Martin De Porres”.

There are several Spanish and Mexican works regarding his life in cinema and television, starring Cuban actor Rene Muñoz, most of them referring to his mixed race, his miracles and his life of humility. The best known movies are Fray Escoba (Friar Broom) (1963) and Un mulato llamado Martin (A mulatto called Martin) (1975).

Elimination of social isolation and separation by keeping the memory of our vision passion in our hearts. Saint Joseph

Our mission is to inspire the spiritual maturity of extroverted Christians who love and serve the public interest of those crucified around us. Our Faith We seek unity between our lives and the apostolate in the Passion of Jesus. His passion reveals that the power of God pervades the world, destroys the power of evil, and builds the kingdom of God.

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St. Josephs Church is a harmonious mixing of the Romanesque and Byzantine styles, and became designed with the aid of using the architect Albert Vicars of Somerset Chambers, 151 Strand. It is a indexed building, defined with the aid of using English Heritage as outstanding. The church is 146 ft lengthy and greater than fifty five ft wide. The dome is expected to weigh, with its assisting brickwork, 2000 tons. The dome, of copper with a patina of green, is a hundred thirty ft above the extent of the go of St.Pauls, and may be visible from such various vantage factors as a educate returning to Kings Cross, Hampstead Heath and indeed, from a long way throughout London. While the dome can be the maximum acquainted function, the church itself might pay off a visit, with its Italian indoors and serene spaciousness. St. Josephs Church Highgate One of the important thing capabilities in the church is the baldachino, or canopy, over the excessive altar. The altar piece is crafted from Sicilian marble, and the cylindrical metal secure of the tabernacle is from the 1861 church. A evaluation of the information suggests that the surrounds and the dome of the tabernacle are an precise copy, in marble, of the authentic wood surrounds, observed now no longer handiest on the primary altar on this church, however even withinside the preceding church of 1861.


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Pope Leo XIII (Italian: Leone XIII; born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci;[a] 2 March 1810 – 20 July 1903) was the head of the Catholic Church from 20 February 1878 to his death in 1903. Living until the age of 93, he was the oldest pope (with the exception of Pope Benedict XVI as pope emeritus), and had the third-longest confirmed pontificate, behind those of Pius IX (his immediate predecessor) and John Paul II.
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Pope Leo XIII (Italian: Leo XIII, born Vincenzo Joaccino Rafaele Luigi Petch, [a] March 2, 1810-July 20, 1903-) was from February 20, 1878 to 1903. He was the head of the Catholic Church until his death in the year. Living to the age of 93, he was the oldest Pope (except Pope Benedict XVI as Pope Emeritus) and had the third longest confirmed Pope after Pius IX. (His predecessor) and John Paul II.

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Adetokunbo Oluwole Lucas (1931 – 25 December 2020) 

Adetokunbo Oluwole Lucas (1931 – 25 December 2020) was a Nigerian doctor who was considered a global leader in tropical diseases. Born in Lagos, he was educated in the United Kingdom and commenced his professional career in Nigeria. Lucas received the Prince Mahidol Award in 1999 for his support of strategic research on the tropical diseases. He served for ten years as the Director of Special Programmes for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases based at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. He was Adjunct Professor of International Health Department of Global Health and Population of the Harvard School of Public Health. Lucas worked largely in his home nation of Nigeria and traveled frequently to the United Kingdom and to the Harvard School of Public Health in the United States.

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Early life and education
Lucas was born and raised in Lagos Island.[4] His father was the Nigerian educator, Olumide Lucas.[5] He attended St. Paul School and King’s College Lagos for his primary and secondary education. He studied medicine at Durham University, England, graduating with honours in 1956, followed by postgraduate training in internal medicine and public health.[6][7]

He was a Professor of internal medicine and public health in University of Ibadan, Nigeria, from 1960 to 1976, after which he directed the Tropical Diseases Research Program of the World Health Organization for ten years, from 1976 to 1986. He later became involved in maternal and child health programs and worked to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality. He was named Professor of International Health at Harvard University in 1990, which position is held in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he remained an adjunct professor in population health in the Department of Global Health and Population. He continued to serve on numerous expert and advisory committees for national and international organisations involved to international health issues. Such institutions include the Rockefeller Foundation, the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, the Carter Center, and the Wellcome Trust Scientific Group on Tropical Medicine. He also chaired the Global Forum for Health.

Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist and political activist. 

Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman was born around 1820 on a plantation in Dorchester County, Maryland. Her parents, Harriet (“Rit”) Green and Benjamin Ross, named her Araminta Ross and called her “Minty.”

Rit worked as a cook in the plantation’s “big house,” and Benjamin was a timber worker. Araminta later changed her first name to Harriet in honor of her mother.

 Tubman is one of the most recognized icons in American history and her legacy has inspired countless people from every race and background.

When Was Harriet Tubman Born?

Harriet Tubman was born around 1820 on a plantation in Dorchester County, Maryland. Her parents, Harriet (“Rit”) Green and Benjamin Ross, named her Araminta Ross and called her “Minty.”

Rit worked as a cook in the plantation’s “big house,” and Benjamin was a timber worker. Araminta later changed her first name to Harriet in honor of her mother.

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Harriet had eight brothers and sisters, but the realities of slavery eventually forced many of them apart, despite Rit’s attempts to keep the family together. When Harriet was five years old, she was rented out as a nursemaid where she was whipped when the baby cried, leaving her with permanent emotional and physical scars.

Around age seven Harriet was rented out to a planter to set muskrat traps and was later rented out as a field hand. She later said she preferred physical plantation work to indoor domestic chores.

A Good Deed Gone Bad

Harriet’s desire for justice became apparent at age 12 when she spotted an overseer about to throw a heavy weight at a fugitive. Harriet stepped between the enslaved person and the overseer—the weight struck her head.

She later said about the incident, “The weight broke my skull … They carried me to the house all bleeding and fainting. I had no bed, no place to lie down on at all, and they laid me on the seat of the loom, and I stayed there all day and the next.”

Harriet’s good deed left her with headaches and narcolepsy the rest of her life, causing her to fall into a deep sleep at random. She also started having vivid dreams and hallucinations which she often claimed were religious visions (she was a staunch Christian). Her infirmity made her unattractive to potential slave buyers and renters.

Escape from Slavery

In 1840, Harriet’s father was set free and Harriet learned that Rit’s owner’s last will had set Rit and her children, including Harriet, free. But Rit’s new owner refused to recognize the will and kept Rit, Harriett and the rest of her children in bondage.

Around 1844, Harriet married John Tubman, a free Black man, and changed her last name from Ross to Tubman. The marriage was not good, and the knowledge that two of her brothers—Ben and Henry—were about to be sold provoked Harriet to plan an escape.

Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad

Harriet, Ben, and Henry escaped their Maryland plantation on September 17, 1849. The brothers, on the other hand, changed their minds and returned. Harriet made it 90 miles north to Pennsylvania and freedom with the help of the Underground Railroad.
Tubman got work as a housekeeper in Philadelphia, but she didn’t want to be free only for herself; she also desired freedom for her family.

She carried a gun for both her own protection and to “encourage” her charges who might be having second thoughts. She often drugged babies and young children to prevent slave catchers from hearing their cries.

Over the next ten years, Harriet befriended other abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett and Martha Coffin Wright, and established her own Underground Railroad network. It’s widely reported she emancipated 300 enslaved people; however, those numbers may have been estimated and exaggerated by her biographer Sarah Bradford, since Harriet herself claimed the numbers were much lower.

Nevertheless, it’s believed Harriet personally led at least 70 enslaved people to freedom, including her elderly parents, and instructed dozens of others on how to escape on their own. She claimed, “I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”

The 1850 Runaway Slave Act allowed for the capture and enslavement of fugitive and released workers in the north. Harriet’s duty as an Underground Railroad conductor became much more difficult as a result of this, and she was obliged to take enslaved people further north to Canada at night, generally in the spring or fall when the days were shorter.

Harriet found new means to resist slavery when the Civil War broke out in 1861. She worked as a nurse, chef, and laundress at Fort Monroe to assist runaway enslaved people. Harriet used her herbal medicine skills to aid in the treatment of sick soldiers and fugitive enslaved people.

In 1863, Harriet became head of an espionage and scout network for the Union Army. She provided crucial intelligence to Union commanders about Confederate Army supply routes and troops and helped liberate enslaved people to form Black Union regiments.

Harriet had a policy of welcoming anyone in need. She financed her charitable endeavours by selling homegrown fruit, rearing pigs, and collecting donations and loans from friends. Despite the fact that she was illiterate, she travelled throughout the northeast, advocating on behalf of the women’s suffrage campaign and collaborating with famed suffragist Susan B. Anthony.

Pneumonia took Harriet Tubman’s life on Walk 10, 1913, however her heritage lives on. Schools and historical centers bear her name and her story has been returned to in books, motion pictures and narratives.

In 2016, the US Depository declared that Harriet’s picture will supplant that of previous President and slaveowner Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar note. Depository Secretary Steven Mnuchin (who served under President Trump) later declared the new bill would be postponed until no less than 2026. In January 2021, President Biden’s organization declared it would accelerate the plan cycle.

Cornel West – Love courage and hope powerful message !!! Motivational bio

Never forget justice is what love looks like in public. Cornel West

Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, and public intellectual. The grandson of a Baptist minister, West focuses on the role of race, gender, and class in American society and the means by which people act and react to their “radical conditionedness.”

Cornel Ronald West is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, and public intellectual.

“We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.”

“You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people. You can’t save the people if you don’t serve the people.”
― Cornel West

“To be a Christian is to live dangerously, honestly, freely – to step in the name of love as if you may land on nothing, yet to keep on stepping because the something that sustains you no empire can give you and no empire can take away.”
― Cornel West

Notable work:Race Matters (1994), Democracy Matters (2004)

John Calvin – Reason – Motivation & Authority – Colossians 1:15-23

Jesus is the firstborn of all creation (v. 15)
All things were created by Him (v. 16)
All things were created through Him and for Him (v. 16)
He was before all things (v. 17)
In Him all things hold together (v. 17)
He is first in everything (v. 18)
All the fullness of God dwells in Him (v. 19)
He reconciled all things (v. 19)
The Gospel is proclaimed in all creation (v. 23)

John Calvin was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation