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Miracle Teenager Survives On His Own For Almost 6 Hours With No Wi-Fi โ€“ Waterford Whispers News ๐Ÿค๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ Breaking News


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“Dear Julian Assange, We Do Hope That Your Captors Will Feed You Some Nice Things You Like!” ~ Kindness

“HOPE BY ANY OTHER NAME IS JUST AS SWEET!” a poem a.k.a.: “Dear Julian Assange, We Do Hope That Your Captors Will Feed You Some Nice Things You Like!” April 14, 2019 (Another Sunday of Hope!)

There are SO MANY stories and phil-o-so-phies
Supposedly-Passed-Down – through-our-“his-tor-ies,”
From Gilgamesh – to-Flood-Tales – to-Ladies-of-The-Lakes;
Cultural mythology from-different-languages-often-makes,
For a rich, rich anthology – of-divergent-thought,
But-it’s-a-confusion-of-terror – that we’re finally brought!

So, trying-to-maintain what we CALL “sanity,”
Pockets of people steer-from (?) sure VANITY,* (?)
By grasping, white-knuckled, in-an-attempt-to-prevail,
With “some semblance” of hope, through this nasty travail!
But “diehards” are dying! They just die right-hard,
But THEY FINALLY DO DIE (it seems) despite-“being-on-guard!”

We’ve seen visions fading! And, with-them, hopes-and-dreams,
Of Utopia, Nirvana – or-some Heavenly beams,
While stories of dystopia and hell flood the cinema,
Which used to be hopefully-laced with-Happy-Ending-stimulae!
In the days of my parents, each one found a mate,
And lived happily-ever-after (after one pleasant date)!

Then-when-I “grew-right-up,” there’s-pollution + ‘bad-waves,”
Invisible and toxic! from-Broadcast-Station caves!
But THAT’S NOTHING! For, NOW?-we’ve “cellular-inundation,”
And spectacular potentials, no-matter-where-you-go-on-vacation!
For mass murder on crew ships can happen just like at schools,
Where shootings are “usual,” despite security tools!

Mothers’ eyes are quite bloodshot, fearing for jun[i]or,
Growing-up in a place where later, or much-soon-er,
You encounter “Brave New World”** on steroids to the max,
With governments and secret groups – tight-en-ing “the racks!”
Well, I-must apologize – for-the-ridiculous “disguise,”
In which My-Heart-(too) cries, faced-with numerous lies!

There’s such lack of hope, and-it’s-so profound,
That younger folks, I-think, are-sometimes bound,
To pound their chests – and seek to find,
BLACK HOLES out “there” or just behind,
The vacant stares and lack of smiles,
Of fellow humans, engaged in “trials!”

Plus, if-I’m-writing-HERE – “words of hope,”
Just say: “You’ve failed, you Poetic Dope!”
But one good story – that “cults” will use,
I LIKE – because it-tends-to-infuse,
Us human beings with a little spark,
OF-HOPE, amidst 50-Shades of-Dark!

The HOPEFUL MORAL goes like this:
“When-the-sun-burns-out, and-you’ve-no-more-bliss,
When ‘God’ is dead – and no-one’s-left-to-kiss,
When all your family’s gone, and Daddy [and/or Mommy] you-miss,
And you’re-on – the-edge of A Great Abyss,
Where, one step more, and YOU’RE ‘GONE,’ I guess!

And-It’s-FOR-SURE you’re-gonna-be “a-total-wreck!”
Destruction is imminent! Well! (Yup!) At-the-[very]-last-‘sec,’
‘Something’ will grab you, with the fondest embrace,
And-pull-you-back-to-safety! AND-Her name is GRACE!”
So, try-to-BUCK-UP, Julian, even-if-all-hope-seems-gone,

fin โค


“FIELDS OF GOLD!” a poem February 19, 2019 [TUESDAY*]

When she was young, the air was fresh; the sun! IT shone! upon her flesh;
She RAN! and trees – did step aside; the birds applauded, as she’d glide,
‘Cross-open-meadows, and-she’d-jump into brooks;
She swan in-mystic-pools! and-read mysterious books,
Illuminated-by: THE LIGHT OF DAY,
And-she-was-“greedy,**” and-drank-The-Night-away!
She seldom slept, but when she did,
Joyous dreams would fill her head,
And she did wake, to-greater-[mornings]-than-before,
Excited! and-anticipating – what-the-day-held-in-store!
Then, one day: She’s-introduced-to:
MONITORS! [when- The-Internet-was-new],
And-with-FASCINATION! She would gaze & click!
Soon! She tired! and her-body grew – sick,
From lack of sun – and-running-along,
With-her-TINY-puppy, singing-a-song!
Where were the shouts? and the bruis – ed knee?
Now! only-Blogging! [and]-Posting! and-FACEBOOK, did-she-see!
Her sleep was fitful, for-she-could-not re-gu-late,
Her daily hours – and, sometimes, very late,
She-would-stay – transfixed – to A JEALOUS SCREEN,
And beams of blue light (with pictures – obscene),
Bombarded-our-heroine! For, she was addicted,
And YEARS DID PASS – her eyes? constricted!
Occasionally! She-would take a walk,
With her TINY doggie! and they would talk,
About days gone by, when, each-afternoon,
They’d shout – and sing – and-chase-a-balloon!
Those days gone by? Will they ever return?
To put back ROSES! into-our-“little-urn?”
And, once again, will The Healing Sun,
See A GIRL – and-her-doggie – gaily run,
Never knowing exactly – where-they’re-going-to?
fin โค


Together we are
on top of the World

This little girl, within us equally lies ~ With teardrops welling in her eyes ~ Yearning-for that-time-when-we ~ Take-back our-favored destiny! ~ And choose, once more, the sun over lamp ~ The moon over screen – and-to-go-out-& camp ~ To sleep “OUT-THERE,” un-der the stars ~ And wait – for-a-[shining]-morning we-can (once more) call “OURS!” ๐Ÿ™‚

Hungry for Peace โฃ

* – the first day of the rest of your life! ** – HUNGRY! for LIFE!

Thank you Kindness

Thank you ๐Ÿ’™

Thank you


Some men see things as they are and say “why?” I dream of things that never were and say “why not?” George Bernard Shaw

Use these strategies to improve the quality of your mind-calming meditation: 1. Practice meditation at the same time each day and in the same place so that your mind becomes accustomed to entering the desired serene state as soon as you enter the peaceful place. 2. The early morning is undoubtedly the most powerful time to meditate. Indian yogis believe that the pre-dawn time has almost magical qualities which aid in achieving the super-peaceful state so many meditators attempt to attain. 3. Before you start, command your mind to be quiet by using affirmations such as “I will be focused and very calm now.” 4. If thoughts do enter, do not force them out but simply let them pass like clouds making way for the beautiful blue sky. Picture that your mind is like a still lake without even a ripple. 5. Sit for ten minutes at first and then increase the time every few sittings. After a month or two, you will not be interrupted by any pressing thoughts and will surely feel a sense of peace that you have never felt before.

Forge and foster great friendships as such relationships are essential for maintaining a healthy and successful life. Find a few minutes every day to jot down some warm wishes to an old friend or to place a telephone call to someone you have not had a chance to speak to for a while. Show compassion and sincere consideration for all your friends and watch the results which follow. Develop long lasting friendships by being a good friend. Also, make it a priority to seek out new friends no matter how many you may be fortunate enough to have. This is one of life’s greatest joys which many of us miss.

Purchase a cassette or CD of Miles Davis’s Kind Of Blue. It is a uniquely soothing compilation that will refresh and soothe you after a challenging and productive day. Music such as this is good for the soul.

Drown your appetite by drinking more water – ten glasses a day is ideal. It revitalizes the system and purifies the body. Also, get into the habit of eating soups and more complex carbohydrates such as rice, potatoes and pasta which feed your hunger with far less calories than other less healthy foods. You truly are what you eat and must ensure that your diet is designed to maximize your energy and mental clarity.

Develop the essential habit of punctuality for it is most important for high success. Punctuality reflects discipline and a proper regard for others. Without it, even the most sophisticated person appears slightly offensive. Do not be early and certainly never be late. Budget your time and, should you arrive early, take a walk or simply relax for a few moments to ensure that you arrive on time as requested. You will be appreciated and welcomed always if you cultivate this important quality that appears so rarely these days.

The telephone is there for your convenience, not for the convenience of others who are attempting to contact you. If you are busy with a task, do not answer the phone or have someone answer the call so that you may return it at a more suitable time. Do not let such interruptions waste your time. Most phone calls are not important and last far too long anyway. Over the course of the average American’s lifetime, she will spend two years unsuccessfully returning phone calls. There are so many important and fun things to do in life. The challenge is to respect precious time so that we can achieve a fuller, more satisfying life.

Before you get out of bed each morning, say a prayer or repeat your personal affirmation giving thanks for the day and all the positive things you will see and achieve. Make a conscious decision to make this the best day of your life and meet with pleasure, success and fun. If you believe it, it will most certainly happen. A timeless secret for lifelong success is to live each day as if it were your last.

Confide in your partner. This will strengthen the relationship and allow you both to grow at the same pace. It is also a wonderful tonic to share important or otherwise troubling things with the person you are closest to.

Push yourself just a little harder and a little farther each day. Winners on the playing field of life push the envelope of their potential daily. Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain. Winners do the things that less developed people don’t like doing even though they also might not enjoy doing them. This is what strength of character and courage is all about. Tackle your weaknesses. Do the thing that you have consistently put off. Write that thank you note or letter that you have neglected for so long. Exercise your discipline muscles and they will rise to the occasion by filling your day with more satisfaction, more effectiveness and far more energy.



A contented mind is a continual feast. Greed and material desires must be curbed to achieve lasting happiness and serenity. Be happy with what you have. Do you really need all of those material possessions? One can develop contentment just as one develops patience, courage and concentration – with daily practice and sincere desire.

Make a new friend or acquaintance every day. Keep an updated list of all contacts close at hand. Rich relationships are the DNA of a rich, rewarding life.

Remember this ancient Indian proverb: “if you conquer your mind, you conquer the world.”

Place greater importance on staying happy than amassing material possessions. A zest for life is developed and carefully nurtured through thoughtful activities and pursuits.

Contrary to popular opinion, stress is not a bad thing. It allows us to perform at peak levels and can assist us through the flood of chemicals it releases within our bodies. What is harmful is too much stress, or more particularly, a lack of relief from stress. The times of stress must be balanced nicely with times of pure relaxation and leisure for us to be healthy and at our best. Many of the great leaders of our time were exposed to crushing workloads and the burdens of high office. But they prospered by developing strategies to balance the challenging times with fun and calming times. President Kennedy would have regular naps in his White House office. Winston Churchill had the same practice and slept for one hour every afternoon to stay alert, focused and calm. Not only is it essential to be physically relaxed to maintain optimal health but one must couple this trait with mental serenity. Too often people think that vigorous exercise, good nutrition and pleasant leisure activities will be the panacea for all ills. These pursuits must be combined with positive thinking and peace of mind for true happiness and longevity.

Get into the habit of taking mental vacations throughout the day. Visit Bermuda for five minutes in the morning. Visualize a swim in the Mediterranean in the afternoon and skiing down the slopes of the Alps just before you head for home at the end of your busy and productive day. Try this for two months and schedule these rest periods into your agenda just as you would your essential meetings or tasks. The rewards will be significant.

A change is as good as a rest. Whether this change is as major as a change of employment or as minor as a leisure pursuit which occupies your entire attention for an hour three times a week, these changes in routine, and mindset are entirely beneficial. In selecting the activity, try to find something totally engaging which requires deep concentration so that your mind is free from the mundane but seemingly important aspects of your day. Many executives are becoming involved in the martial arts for just this reason. If your mind wanders for even a split second, a harsh lesson is soon learned. Pain is a great motivator and always will be.

Study these 10 fundamentals of happiness:

i. Pursue a productive, exciting and active life.
ii. Engage in meaningful activities every minute of every day.
iii. Develop an organized, planned lifestyle with little chaos.
iv. Set realistic goals yet keep your mark high.
v. Think positively – you cannot afford the luxury of a negative thought.
vi. Avoid needless worry over trifling matters.
vii. Devote time to fun.
viii. Develop a warm, outgoing personality with a sincere love of people.
ix. Get in the habit of giving more than receiving.
x. Learn to live in the present. The past is water under the bridge of life.

Strive to be humble and live a simple life.

Read “A History of Knowledge” by Charles Van Doren which chronicles the history of the world’s ideas. In this one book is an absolute wealth of knowledge. Get it, read it and enjoy it.


Protect yourself from scams
Scammers are getting increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to get your money or personal details. Be alert and protect yourself from being scammed by following our tips.

Scams target everyone
Protect yourself
How to spot a fake
Follow up scams
More information
Scams target everyone
Scams target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels across Australia. There’s no one group of people who are more likely to become a victim of a scam, all of us may be vulnerable to a scam at some time.

Scams succeed because they look like the real thing and catch you off guard when youโ€™re not expecting it. Scammers are getting smarter and taking advantage of new technology, new products or services and major events to create believable stories that will convince you to give them your money or personal details.

Protect yourself
Be alert to the fact that scams exist. When dealing with uninvited contacts from people or businesses, whether it’s over the phone, by mail, email, in person or on a social networking site, always consider the possibility that the approach may be a scam. Remember, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.
Know who you’re dealing with. If you’ve only ever met someone online or are unsure of the legitimacy of a business, take some time to do a bit more research. Do a Google image search on photos or search the internet for others who may have had dealings with them. If a message or email comes from a friend and it seems unusual or out of character for them, contact your friend directly to check that it was really them that sent it.
Do not open suspicious texts, pop-up windows or click on links or attachments in emails โ€“ delete them: If unsure, verify the identity of the contact through an independent source such as a phone book or online search. Don’t use the contact details provided in the message sent to you.
Don’t respond to phone calls about your computer asking for remote access โ€“ hang up โ€“ even if they mention a well-known company such as Telstra. Scammers will often ask you to turn on your computer to fix a problem or install a free upgrade, which is actually a virus which will give them your passwords and personal details.
Keep your personal details secure. Put a lock on your mailbox and shred your bills and other important documents before throwing them out. Keep your passwords and pin numbers in a safe place. Be very careful about how much personal information you share on social media sites. Scammers can use your information and pictures to create a fake identity or to target you with a scam.
Keep your mobile devices and computers secure. Always use password protection, donโ€™t share access with others (including remotely), update security software and back up content. Protect your WiFi network with a password and avoid using public computers or WiFi hotspots to access online banking or provide personal information.
Choose your passwords carefully. Choose passwords that would be difficult for others to guess and update them regularly. A strong password should include a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols. Donโ€™t use the same password for every account/profile, and donโ€™t share your passwords with anyone.
Review your privacy and security settings on social media. If you use social networking sites, such as Facebook, be careful who you connect with and learn how to use your privacy and security settings to ensure you stay safe. If you recognise suspicious behaviour, clicked on spam or have been scammed online, take steps to secure your account and be sure to report it.

Beware of any requests for your details or money. Never send money or give credit card details, online account details or copies of personal documents to anyone you donโ€™t know or trust. Don’t agree to transfer money or goods for someone else: money laundering is a criminal offence.

Be wary of unusual payment requests. Scammers will often ask you to use an unusual payment method, including preloaded debit cards, gift cards, iTunes cards or virtual currency such as Bitcoin.

Be careful when shopping online. Beware of offers that seem too good to be true, and always use an online shopping service that you know and trust. Think twice before using virtual currencies (like Bitcoin) – they do not have the same protections as other transaction methods, which means you canโ€™t get your money back once you send it. Learn more about online shopping scams.

How to spot a fake
Clues for spotting a fake document

Clues for spotting fake documents

Documents are easily faked. Some will look just like the real thing but others might have warning signs, such as:

generic rather than personal greeting
names of organisations that don’t exist
poorer quality presentation
poorer quality grammar and spelling
overly official or forced language.
Documents such as flight itineraries and bank statements have simple, uncomplicated layouts even when they are legitimate because such businesses allow their customers to print online statements. This means that scammers can easily create fake documents by using information available online such as company logos and graphics from websites.

Clues for spotting a fake email

Clues for spotting a fake email

Scammers can easily fake an official-looking email, using the same logo and design as the real company.

Often your guard is down when you receive an email from a company you’ve dealt with before, such as Australia Post or an online shopping site you use. If you’re not expecting an email, always be alert to a fake before clicking on any links or opening any attachments.

Clues for spotting a fake dating profile
When looking at a new dating profile, note anything unusual about their choice of:

Clues for spotting fake profiles

language skills matched to background.
Scammers often use fake photos theyโ€™ve found online.

Tip: Do an image search of your admirer to help determine if they really are who they say they are. You can use image search services such as Google or TinEye.

Follow up scams
Scammers will often try to take advantage when youโ€™re feeling vulnerable and try to extract more money from you through a follow up scam.

Some common follow up scams include:

offers from a law enforcement agency to investigate your scam and retrieve your money for a fee. Law enforcement agencies do not charge for their services
a doctor calling you to alert you that the scammer urgently needs medical bills to be paid or they might die
a woman contacting you to explain she is the scammerโ€™s wife and wants to escape him but needs money to do so.
These are only a few of the follow up approaches scammers may use try to get more money from you. New approaches could be quite different from the original scam and could come quickly or some time later. Scammers may have passed your details to other scammers who use entirely different methods and the new approach may seem totally unrelated to the original scam.

More information
Types of scams
The ACCC provides information on the most common types of scams targeting the Australian community, and collects and publishes data on these scam types.

Where to get help
If you’ve lost money to a scam or given out your personal details to a scammer, you’re unlikely to get your money back. However there are steps you can take straight away to limit the damage and protect yourself from further loss.

Real life stories
Read our real life stories to see how you can learn from these experiences and help stop the scams from spreading.
Online resources
We’ve compiled a collection of online resources and useful sites to help you understand, recognise and avoid scams.