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You Say You Want an Evolution?

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first_img¹ OEM and ODM switches that ship with or will run SONiC in a production environment Reinvent your operating model with SONiCWhen it comes to the network operating system (NOS), there is a revolution underway. If you’re reading this blog there’s a good chance you’re a part of it—or ready to join. The traditional vertically integrated networking software stack has some inherent limitations, and it’s driving a fundamental shift in the approach to enterprise networking. And that revolution is driving an important evolution of open source enterprise networking, with Software for Open Networking in the Cloud—or SONiC.Since our announcement of the Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies earlier this year, we have continued to evolve this platform, improving the manageability and validation of SONiC on Dell platforms and achieving consistent API and CLI support for all features:Cables & optics qualificationPerformance & scale measurementsScale-out L2/L3 fabrics (VxLAN – EVPN Overlay)Scale-out L3 data center fabricsL2/L3 multicast top-of-rack/aggregationThe availability of a fully supported SONiC distribution with industry-leading manageability is exciting for our industry and for customers. SONiC, based on Linux with containerized microservices, was designed for cloud architecture from day one. The challenge has been to extend the benefits and flexibility of cloud to enterprise and service provider customers, who have unique requirements to integrate SONiC with their data center and network stacks. Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies provides the API, CLI and hardware configuration automation to create the bridge between these two worlds, and it unleashes rapid innovation and customer empowerment unlike anything we have seen in networking.Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a SONiC industry roundtable, hosted by IDC’s Research Vice President, Datacenter Networks, Brad Casemore. We were joined by Microsoft’s Dave Maltz, VMware’s Pere Monclus and Comcast’s Yiu Lee to discuss the networking revolution that is underway, and how it’s driving the evolution and increasing adoption of SONiC. In fact, as Brad described, IDC is seeing growing demand for switches that ship with or will run SONiC, and forecasts a SONIC data center switch market that will reach $2 billion by 2024¹.Vive l’évolutionThe industry networking software stack traditionally has been vertically integrated with the hardware, along with proprietary management and telemetry features. While the integrated model provided management and support for enterprises and service provider customers, it had many limitations including a slow innovation cycle and limited flexibility to customize the software stack for different deployment options.  These limitations were significantly amplified with the transition to cloud and modern applications. Traditional networking was not designed to support an empowered developer community that requires self-serve provisioning, rapid development and implementation of features and automated application deployment.  The industry experimented with many network operating systems and open source community projects to resolve this disconnect, with mixed results—until now.SONiC has evolved into an industry software platform with a significant ecosystem and consistent growth in features and adoption. This is the result of deliberate design and investments to solve the root cause of the issues:SONiC is Linux-based NOS with a containerized architecture, which allows developers to leverage all the industry investment in bare metal automation, container management tools and lifecycle management. There is no need to develop separate tools for networking from the rest of the data center stack (compute and storage), as has been the case for traditional networks.Infrastructure managers, developers and site reliability engineering teams are able to use their familiar observability tools, dashboards and processes for networking immediately, and have direct integration with the rest of infrastructure, accelerating project timelines and improving availability dramatically.The cloud-native architecture of SONiC makes it possible to support different silicon and CPU options in many hardware form factors, which expands the use cases significantly to edge, SmartNICs, 5G, NVMe-oF appliances, etc.Additionally, the Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies includes support for API, CLI and hardware configuration for all the features, enabling seamless support for current data center and network deployments. Developers and infrastructure managers no longer have to choose between forward looking cloud architecture and optimization of current deployments with automation.This increasing maturity of SONiC means the time is right for adoption. In our roundtable discussion, Comcast’s Yiu Lee talked about how SONiC delivers the reliability and ease of day-in, day-out operation without additional investment in development resources, particularly as feature sets have become more mature and the SONiC community has gotten stronger.It is really exciting to be at this point in the development—in the evolution—of SONiC, and it will be great to experience the acceleration of innovation that is made possible by this new architecture.I encourage you to get some additional perspective on SONiC by watching the replay of the SONiC industry roundtable. In doing so, I think you’ll see that the time is right to evolve your network infrastructure.Related Links:Replay: SONiC Industry Roundtable Hosted by IDCDell Technologies and SONiC: Open Source Networking That Checks All the BoxesEnterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologieslast_img read more

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Anthropology professor instructs popular tap-dancing class

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first_imgA world-renowned expert on human parenting and infancy with more than 130 published articles in medical, anthropology and psychology journals, professor of anthropology James McKenna boasts a special talent: tap dancing.McKenna, director of Notre Dame’s Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory, is a leading expert on “co-sleeping,” which involves conducting research on the benefits of mother and infant pairs sharing a bed together. However, when he is not knee-deep in his research, McKenna also teaches the Irish American tap class.“I tap danced pretty much all my life in one form or another,” McKenna said. “I started when I was two or three years old watching a Fred Astaire film in black and white in Boston.”McKenna said when he saw Fred Astaire dancing on the screen, his two-year old self ran to the two-foot wide hard wood space between the living room carpet and dining room carpet, looked at the television and “started tap dancing with perfect beats and rhythms and rolls.”“I just could do it,” he said. “I could always tap dance to any music that has a beat. I don’t know why, but it’s been a great joy and a wonderful thing to do. It’s like playing drums with your feet.”After this talent surfaced, McKenna said he pursued it further by taking more formal dance lessons. He taught tap for five years at Pomona College until he was recruited to be a faculty member at Notre Dame. When he arrived in the fall of 1997, McKenna said, he discovered the University did not have a dance department, so he worked on starting a tap class. After a year of preparation, McKenna taught his first tap class in the fall of 1998.Senior Allison Griffith, a current student in McKenna’s Irish American tap class, said she and her friends planned to take the class together. With majors in English and American studies, Griffith said she thought there was no better time than her senior year to try something new.“It is a blast,” she said. “At least for my friends and I, it’s what we look forward to for most of the week.”Initially unsure of what to expect when enrolling in the class, Griffith said she now knows how much time and practice goes into a tap dancing routine.“My expectation before was that it would be a class that people kind of trickled in and out of, and maybe they were just taking it for fun,” she said. “What I’m realizing is that tap is definitely a really difficult skill, and it takes a lot of time and practice to get down.”Previous students have written to McKenna saying they performed their tap dancing routine at their wedding reception with friends who were also in the class, he said. He said he believes the class remains meaningful for the students that take it.“I think Notre Dame students are usually very self-critical,” McKenna said. “There are very few classes where students are able to be non-judgemental of themselves, and to relax and be who they are without the kind of strain and struggles that all of us go through when you care about doing well.”The class has proven a less-traditional, yet still learning-focused environment, Griffith said. McKenna tells his students from the start that they will make mistakes, she said, but that it is okay because they are learning a completely new skill.“A lot of times at Notre Dame, we’re so fixated on making sure we do everything exactly right,” Griffith said. “A lot of us are afraid to make mistakes, and a lot of us are used to not failing — especially in a class setting. It’s very rare to have something to work towards that’s not a paper or an exam. We’re working towards a performance, and that’s really fun.”Griffith said everyone should consider taking the class, regardless of their dancing background.“I had not danced since like first grade,” she said. “Absolutely still take it. Probably a majority of the people in the class had never danced before, or did when they were really little.”A transformation occurs once students put on their tap shoes for the first time, McKenna said, and students should not be afraid to sign up for the class.“It is such a joyful exercise,” he said. “All your troubles blow out Washington Hall windows. It’s done in a very easy, relaxed manner. I have not had one single person — of all the people that have taken this class — that couldn’t do just fine.”The class will present its end-of-the-year recital Tuesday around 8 p.m. in South Dining Hall, McKenna said. It is free to students, and the class performs about six numbers.“It’s very raucous and joyful and really fun,” McKenna said. “These are students that never really saw a pair of tap shoes. I think they’ve all surprised themselves about how much they really learned.”McKenna said he thinks the class is so popular among seniors because they take it for no other reason than their personal satisfaction and joy in tap dancing as an activity.“It really becomes this really absolutely joyful, no-holds-barred experience for the kids, and they let themselves go in there,” he said. “It is one of their truly joyful, restful, self-assuring spaces at the University.”Tags: anthropology, Dance, Irish American tap class, McKenna, recital, tap dancinglast_img read more

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More Set for Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park

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first_img View Comments Jesse Tyler Ferguson Star Filescenter_img The Public Theater has enlisted some Shakespeare in the Park faves to head back into the woods this summer. Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson will play Trinculo, joining the previously announced Sam Waterston, in The Tempest starting May 27 at the Delacorte Theater. Additionally, real-life couple Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater will headline Cymbeline as Imogen and Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten, respectively. Performances start at the fresh-air venue on July 23.Ferguson received his fifth Emmy nomination for his performance as Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family in 2014. He returns to the Public after appearing in The Comedy of Errors, The Merchant of Venice, The Winter’s Tale and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His Broadway credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and On the Town. Rabe and Linklater appeared together last summer in Much Ado About Nothing and in 2010’s The Merchant of Venice. Rabe’s additional credits include As You Like It, Seminar, The American Plan, Heartbreak House and Steel Magnolias. Linklater’s previous Shakespeare in the Park credits include The Comedy of Errors and The Winter’s Tale. He made his Broadway debut in Seminar.In addition to Waterston and Ferguson, the cast of The Tempest will include Chris Perfetti as Ariel, Louis Cancelmi as Caliban, Francesca Carpanini as Miranda, Rodney Richardson as Ferdinand, Cotter Smith as Antonio, Danny Mastrogiorgio as Stephano, Charles Parnell as Alonso, Bernard White as Gonzalo, Whitney Bashor as Juno, Olga Karmansky as Iris, Tamika Lawrence as Ceres and Nicholas Christopher as Boatswain/Spirit. The non-equity ensemble will feature Jordan Barrow, Chloe Fox, Thomas Gibbons, Sunny Hitt, Brandon Kalm, Rico Lebron, Suki Lopez and Matthew Oaks.The Tempest, directed by Michael Grief, will open officially on June 16 and run through July 5. The production will feature original music by Michael Friedman, choreography by Denis Jones, set design by Riccardo Hernandez, costumes by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by David Lander and sound design by Acme Sound Partners.Additional casting for Cymbeline will be announced at a later date. The Daniel Sullivan-helmed production will open on August 10 and run through August 23. The show will feature original music by Tom Kitt, choreography by Mimi Lieber, set design by Hernandez, costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Lander and sound design by Acme Sound Partners.last_img read more

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20-year credit union partnership brings $150M to CMN Hospitals

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first_img 22SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The iconic Credit Unions for Kids celebrates a major milestones in 2016: 20 years of fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals), an effort that has produced more than $150 million in donations.Since becoming a fundraising partner in 1996, more than 3,000 credit unions and numerous business partners across the United States have become the third-largest corporate fundraising partner for CMN Hospitals.To honor America’s credit unions, CMN Hospitals has launched a year-long Credit Unions for Kids initiative to celebrate the life-changing work of credit unions over the last two decades. Campaign highlights will include a major presence on social media; a special anniversary video and an exciting contest open to the entire credit union movement as well as the public.“We are extremely proud of our partnership with CMN Hospitals and the amazing success of the Credit Unions for Kids program over the past 20 years,” said Jim Nussle, Credit Union National Association president/CEO. “Throughout our history, credit unions have always played a vital role in giving back to the local community and there is no better example of ‘people helping people’ than what we have done through the CU4Kids program.” continue reading »last_img read more

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Dear CFPB, here’s the reality of how regulations impact credit unions

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first_imgPutting an end to remarks from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that its regulations are, in fact, helping credit unions, the Credit Union National Association published a detailed report that outlines exactly how the new rules have suffocated growth.CUNA is a national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by more than 100 million consumer members.CFPB Director Richard Cordray has commonly gone on record to denounce doomsayers who say that new regulations are killing the banks, especially when it comes to credit unions and community lenders.In response, CUNA submitted a letter to the CFPB detailing each of the ways the agency’s rulemakings have affected America’s roughly 6,000 credit unions.The letter also includes recommendations on how the bureau can improve its regulations to provide relief to credit unions and their members.“We urge the bureau to take immediate action and implement our suggestions for the protection of credit union members, who have fewer choices and are incurring increased costs due to CFPB rules,” said Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO. “CUNA, our state league partners, and credit unions—the original consumer protectors—stand willing to provide the CFPB any further details or analysis necessary to achieve regulatory relief, the ultimate goal of our Campaign for Common-Sense Regulation.” continue reading » 16SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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In slums and windowless apartments, Asia’s poor bear brunt of coronavirus

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first_imgIsolation is also hard when space is constrained and rooms are often shared, said Annie Wilkinson, a research fellow at research organization the Institute of Development Studies.”Slums’ informal or illegal status often undermines both the collection of data and the implementation of policies to improve health,” she said.”There is a real risk that the impacts on the urban poor will be considerably higher than elsewhere,” she said.’Alarming’In Hong Kong, where thousands of people who have recently visited China or may have had contact with patients, are confined to their homes under quarantine orders, it is particularly risky for those who live in partitioned flats.These units generally have poor ventilation and drainage, and residents are more vulnerable because of the shared kitchen and toilets, said Choyu Cheung, a community organizer at the Society for Community Organization, a non-profit.”This epidemic highlights how alarming the housing situation is in Hong Kong,” Cheung said.While the Hong Kong government has announced handouts to tackle the outbreak, some public housing has been converted into quarantine centers, thereby reducing an already constrained supply of public housing.In South Asia, authorities have reported rising numbers of coronavirus cases.In India, at least 4 million people are homeless in urban areas, and more than 70 million live in informal settlements, said Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN), a non-profit.In addition to providing emergency accommodation and healthcare services, authorities must enforce a moratorium on evictions, said Shivani Chaudhry, executive director at HLRN.”Under the current circumstances, demolishing homes and rendering people homeless would result in increasing their vulnerability to contracting and spreading the virus,” she said.In Delhi, city officials are sanitizing homeless shelters, and providing tent shelters until the end of the month, said Bipin Rai, a member of the Delhi Urban Slum Improvement Board.”The government is closely monitoring the needs of homeless citizens. There will be no evictions for now,” he said. Millions of homeless people and those living in informal settlements across Asia are at heightened risk of contracting the coronavirus due to their dire living conditions, housing experts said on Tuesday.The coronavirus has infected about 180,000 people worldwide and killed more than 7,000, according to a Reuters tally.While the data does not show how many lived in slums, the high density of settlements and meager facilities raises their vulnerability, said Cecilia Tacoli, a researcher at the London-based International Institute for Environment and Development. “Proximity is an important driver of infection, and low-income settlements in many cities of the Global South are very densely populated,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.”Given that new infectious diseases will likely continue to spread rapidly into and within cities, low-income settlements need more effective infrastructure,” she said.Globally, about 1.8 billion people live in inadequate housing and homelessness, according to the United Nations.While handwashing is a basic precaution against the coronavirus, about 40% of the world’s population do not have such a facility with water and soap at home, according to UNICEF, the UN’s children’s fund.center_img Topics :last_img read more

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‘I just can’t understand it!’ – Ruud Gullit rips into ‘overrated’ David Luiz amid Arsenal struggles

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first_imgDavid Luiz had a night to forget as Arsenal were comprehensively beaten at Manchester City (Picture: Getty)Dutch legend Ruud Gullit says he’s never understood the hype around David Luiz and has labelled the error-prone Arsenal defender ‘overrated’ in the wake of his horror show performance against Manchester City.Mikel Arteta started Luiz on the substitutes bench for Arsenal’s first game back but was forced to introduce the Brazilian after Pablo Mari suffered an ankle injury midway through the first half at the Etihad. Luiz was largely to blame for Raheem Sterling’s strike on half-time and the centre-back’s night soon got even worse after he clumsily fouled Riyad Mahrez inside the penalty area in the 51st minute. ‘I just can’t understand it!’ – Ruud Gullit rips into ‘overrated’ David Luiz amid Arsenal struggles Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 22 Jun 2020 9:09 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.5kShares Luiz was given his marching orders just after half-time at the Etihad (Picture: Getty)Kevin De Bruyne made no mistake with the resulting spot-kick after Luiz’s sending off and Phil Foden added a third at the death to seal all three points for City.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTLuiz’s red card meant he was suspended for Arsenal’s trip to Brighton which also ended in defeat to add to what has been a miserable return to the Premier League for Arteta’s side. Discussing Luiz’s struggles on Ziggo Sport, former AC Milan and Chelsea star Gullit said: ‘Yes, David is not doing well.‘I think he’s an overrated player, really. When he played in midfield I thought he was reasonable, but then there was already discussion about what he actually is as a player. ‘But he preferred to play as a defender… Well, we all remember the match between Brazil and Germany (7-1 at the 2014 World Cup). I just can’t understand it!‘Most clubs have done away with him, but he keeps coming back somewhere.’center_img Gullit has never understood the hype around Luiz (Picture: Getty)Luiz accepted full responsibility for Arsenal’s defeat to City during his post-match interview with Sky Sports and admitted he should have made an earlier decision over his contract situation, with his current deal nearing its end. ‘It’s not the team’s fault. It was my fault,’ the Brazil international said. ‘I take the decision to play, I should take a decision in the last two months but I didn’t. ‘Today, I think the team did well, especially after the ten men. ‘The coach is amazing, all the players did amazing, it was my fault. ‘I should have taken a different decision in the last two months, and I didn’t.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘It was all about my contract, if I stayed here or not. I have 14 more days maybe here, and that’s it, so today was my fault. ‘A different decision to decide my future to decide as early as possibly but I didn’t. ‘I don’t want to use that as an excuse, it’s my fault, that’s it. ‘I love to be here, that’s why I continue to train hard, that’s why I came here today, that’s why I tried to do everything, that’s why I’m here [explaining], that’s why I said to the players, “Nobody help me to speak”, it’s me, I have to show my face and be here. ‘I want to stay. The coach knows, the coach wants me to stay, we are waiting for the decisions.’Does David Luiz still have a future at Arsenal?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. AdvertisementAdvertisementFor more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Arsenal’s restart preparations were hampered after positive coronavirus test saw three players pulled from trainingMORE: Michael Owen destroys ‘soft’ Arsenal after Brighton defeat Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

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Real estate drives 17% return at pension fund for KLM cabin staff

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first_imgMark Burbach, CIO at Blue Sky Group, the asset manager for the KLM schemes, said listed property returned 21.9%.He said the return had come from “a very low point of the market” two years ago, as well as the continuously diminishing costs of capital. He added that listed property in the US had delivered the best results.Burbach said he was very pleased with the 10.3% return on private property, and attributed the result to “a combination of high-quality assets, active management, low leverage and relatively long underlying rental contracts, which provided stability”.He added that the pension fund wanted to increase the strategic allocation to private real estate gradually from approximately 50% to 60% within a year, “as it is expected to generate a more stable cash flow than listed property”. Currently, the scheme’s property portfolio is almost equally divided between private and listed property.However, with a return of 24.4%, private equity was the pension fund’s best returning asset class. Burbach attributed the result chiefly to the value increase of secondary funds, adding that the rise of the US dollar against the euro had also provided a tailwind.The scheme for cabin staff closed out 2014 with a nominal funding of 115.1% – representing a shortfall of its required financial reserves of 6.6% – and a real coverage ratio of 80.8%.KLM’s €7.3bn pension fund for ground staff (Algemeen Pensioenfonds KLM) reported an annual return of 14%, following a fourth quarterly return of 3.5%.With annual and quarterly results of 15.8% and 6.5%, respectively, listed property was also the best performing asset class.Bonds and equity delivered 12.4% and 10.5% over the full year.The scheme added that its 50% hedge of the interest risk on its liabilities contributed 2.3 percentage points to the annual return.However, it noted that it had been unable to benefit from the rise of the US dollar against the euro, as it had largely hedged currency risk.As of the end of December, the ground staff scheme had a nominal funding of 116.3% – 3.1 percentage points short of the required level.The €7.8bn pension fund for pilots (Vliegend Personeel KLM) reported a 2.5% quarterly return, leading to an annual return of 11%.At the end of 2014, the pension fund had a coverage ratio of 126.3%, exceeding the mandatory funding by 7 percentage points. KLM’s three large pension funds in the Netherlands all reported strong results for 2014, with the €2.5bn scheme for cabin staff returning more than 17%.The fourth quarter contributed 4.5 percentage points to the cabin staff scheme’s annual return, with returns of 1.3% for government bonds, 2.5% for equity and 6.8% for property.For the whole of 2014, bonds, equity and real estate returned 10.4%, 10.7% and 16.2%, respectively, the Pensioenfonds KLM Cabinepersoneel said.The 50% hedge of the interest risk on liabilities contributed 6.4 percentage points to the annual performance.last_img read more

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SAY NOPE TO DOPE: Vincent’s story – As an ex-cannabis user, I’ll be voting NO.

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first_imgStarting off with cannabis as a young person in West Auckland, Vincent’s weekend use became everyday use. And then became all day use. He’d do what was called wake and bake & go to work high. And then get high at lunchtime. And get high when he got home. It was a gateway drug to LSD, methamphetamine, cocaine, synthetic cannabis and opioid abuse.“As an ex cannabis user, I’ll be voting no. I do want this cycle to stop. I don’t want my children to have to go through what I had. I don’t want my children to be told that cannabis is safe. I want my kids to have every opportunity that I should have got.”“The destruction of relationships, the laziness & procrastination, the loss of dreams & ambitions & opportunities that go with it. I love being drug free – I wish I’d done it a lot sooner.”“I’d encourage everybody else that doesn’t use cannabis and doesn’t want to see the detrimental effects on society to vote no.”#saynopetodopeVoteNO.nzlast_img read more

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Royal Priesthood to host Women Empowerment forum

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first_img Share 265 Views   no discussions Share Tweet FaithLifestyleLocalNews Royal Priesthood to host Women Empowerment forum by: – August 12, 2014center_img Sharing is caring! Share Royal Priesthood will be hosting its first event aimed at empowering women on August 21-22 2014 at the Living Hope fellowship in Massacre. The event is being held in collaboration with Hilly Leon Ministries from Virginia in the USA. Women Empowerment 2014 will be held under the theme “MAD- Make A Difference”. The first session themed Life in a Fishbowl is targeted at the wives of pastors and elders The focus will be to help these women to handle scrutiny ,the expectations and public opinions. They will be expose to ways of making life in a fishbowl more enjoyable. Women will be better able to understand the importance of developing and maintaining close, trusted and supportive friendships.The second night will be for all women and will be held under the theme Get out of the Boat. Women will be challenged to experience the joy, freedom and miracle of being a child of God.The session will explore reasons why people choose to stay in the boat and what to do if they start to sink. Women will be exhorted to get out of the boat, get powered up through prayer and keep their eyes on Jesus and take a step of faith.The two nights of services will focus on helping the women to leave their well defined, secure comfort zones and get out of the boat so they can experience the miracle of walking on water. Women will be encouraged to get out of the boat in the area of their comfort zones and learn to trust others as well as let others get to know them. They will be challenged to reach out past their social comfort zones and make a difference in the lives of others. It is the hope that after the sessions women will develop a deeper spiritual relationship with God through prayer and reading of the word and will desire to have a more intimate relationship with The Lord.For more information you can contact Beverly Leblanc at 2753662 or Bernadette Jean Jacques at 4498593last_img read more

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