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College Students Give up Smartphones for 1 week, the Results Were Surprising

Can You Shut it off for a week?

Finally, something refreshing to write about our young people who are in college in the U.S. It’s amazing how addicted and out of touch society has become due to smartphones. Now here comes a story that shows you how much BETTER the students’ lives became once they got over the initial withdrawals. The story comes from CBS 2 in NYC .

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – They survived!

Nearly two dozen Adelphi University students made it a full week without their cell phones!

As CBS2 first told you last week, it was part of a college course intended to break the powerful addiction of smartphones.

CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff went back on Thursday as students were reunited with their beloved mobile devices.

It’s old school in Jacob Dannenberg’s dorm room – with an alarm clock to wake him.

Handwritten notes remind him an actual wristwatch to keep track of time.

No it wasn’t 1999, it was an Adelphi University course called “Life Unplugged.” where students did the unthinkable one week ago – handed over their smartphones.

Adelphi University Prof. Donna Freitas and her class. (Credit: CBS2)

“I’m freaking out, I could probably cry right now,” one student said.

It was a bold experiment to recognize today’s compulsive relationships with ever present devices.

Seven days later, “who’s excited they’re getting their phones back today?” Professor Donna Freitas asked.

Gone were the nerves and the shakes.

“Everything is perfect right now. I’m having a lot better relationships… it’s a stress free environment no pressure about social media,” Jacob Dannenberg said.

“I think it’s really refreshing and relaxing… I was able to fall asleep a lot easier,” student Adrianna Cigliano.

They managed to find their way, even without GPS for a week.

“I just had to take the same route everywhere,” one student joked.

They were also more productive.

“Doing homework was 100 percent easier. I got it done faster, I was in the zone,” Cigliano said.

Prof. Freitas says it’s important for everyone to assess their addiction.

“Are the conveniences worth it because the drawback are pretty significant,” Freitas said.

“The face that no one can focus, that my students can’t sleep… They feel bad about themselves because of social media, the list goes on and on.”

The sweet reunions went sour quickly as endless notifications piled up.

“Oh my God this is so bad!… I just want to shut it off now!” the Adelphi class said.

Students say they’re not quite breaking up with their phones, but promise the relationship will change.

“I want to keep that balance and figure out the healthy relationship that we deserve to have with our phones,” Cigliano added.

“My screen time is definitely going to go down and I’m going start to appreciate my surroundings more because usually I’m looking at my screen all the time,” Ashley Castillero said.

Students told CBS2 they look forward to living more in the moment, with their heads up more often, notifications off, and the “do not disturb” on.

Students were allowed to use a desktop computer or laptop during the experiment. They also made emergency communication plans with family.

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US Superbug Infections Are Rising, Black Plague Hits China!

“And there will be great earthquakes in various places, and famines and PESTILENCES; and there will be great and fearful signs from heaven.” Luke 21:11

This latest article from the AP says that antibiotics are still being defeated at alarming rates. The Bible talks about this in the scripture above as well. Earlier today I saw this article about the black death or pneumonic plague rearing it’s ugly head in China! Think about that for a second. “

Two patients in China were diagnosed with plague, the deadly and infectious disease tied to historic pandemics, local media reported.

The two people, from Inner Mongolia, were treated for pneumonic plague in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, local health officials said Tuesday, according to Caixin and state-media Xinhua

The news outlets reported the patients received “proper treatment,” and disease control measures and prevention methods have been taken. 

According to Caixin, the patients were treated at Chaoyang Hospital, which has since replaced all chairs in its emergency room.”

And even though deaths are down overall, there has still been a rise in the number of superbug cases nationwide. Below is from this article I found on the AP today.

Indeed, though deaths are going down, nonfatal infections grew nationally from 2.6 million in 2013 to 2.8 million in 2017. Some worrisome new germs are emerging. And superbugs are appearing much more often outside of hospitals, the report says.

For example, urinary tract infections have been easily treated in doctor’s offices with common antibiotics. But it’s increasingly common to see young healthy women with such infections forced into the hospital after initial treatments don’t work, said Dr. Bradley Frazee, a California emergency room doctor.

“We never really worried about this kind of antibiotic resistance in the past,” said Frazee, who last year co-authored a journal article documenting more than 1,000 drug-resistant urinary tract infections in one year at Highland Hospital in Oakland.

Ladies and gentlemen this is just another sign that we are indeed in the birth pangs of the tribulation. Stay prayed up and prepped up as always!

Johnny

Deutsche Bank Death Watch Update, They’ve Lost Almost 4 BILLION Euros in 2019

That Umbrella Won’t Save You

From Michael Snyder at the Economic Collapse Blog

The biggest bank in Europe is in the process of imploding, and there are persistent rumors that the final collapse could happen sooner rather than later. Those that follow my work on a regular basis already know that this is a story that I have been following for years. Deutsche Bank is rapidly bleeding cash, they have been laying off thousands of workers, and the vultures have been circling as company executives desperately try to implement a turnaround plan. Unfortunately for Deutsche Bank, it may already be too late. And if Deutsche Bank goes down, it will be even more catastrophic for the global financial system than the collapse of Lehman Brothers was in 2008. Germany is the glue that is holding the EU together, and so if the bank that is right at the heart of Germany’s financial system collapses, the dominoes will likely start falling very rapidly.

Here is a video I did based on what I reported yesterday and this update today.

Strong quake kills six in south Philippines

Source, YahooNews

“Buildings were not just moving, they were swaying,” Gadi Sorilla, a doctor at a hospital in Tulunan, a town about 25 kilometres (15 miles) from the epicentre told AFP.

A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines Tuesday, killing six people, cracking buildings and injuring dozens in a region still reeling from a previous deadly tremor.

Terrified locals ran into the streets after the 6.6-magnitude quake, which hit the island of Mindanao as schools and offices opened for the day.

The shaking lasted up to a minute in some areas, damaging homes, multi-storey buildings and classrooms in a region where hundreds are still displaced by a quake that killed at least five earlier this month.

The Philippines suffers regular tremors as part of the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, an arc of intense seismic activity that stretches from Japan through Southeast Asia and across the Pacific basin.

A teenage boy was crushed by a falling wall as he tried to escape his school in Magsaysay, the town spokesman told AFP. Though other students were injured in a “stampede” to escape the building, they survived.

Rock and landslides unleashed by the violent shaking killed four others, while a collapsed wall crushed a man, authorities said.

At least 50 people were hurt by falling debris, including some seven pupils and teachers hurt escaping their collapsed elementary school.

Locals were awed by the power of the quake, which was shallow and thus potentially more destructive.

“Buildings were not just moving, they were swaying,” Gadi Sorilla, a doctor at a hospital in Tulunan, a town about 25 kilometres (15 miles) from the epicentre told AFP.

“I asked God for help,” he said, adding the hospital had quickly received about 10 patients, some with head injuries.

  • Hundreds still displaced –

Tulunan’s mayor Reuel Limbungan said the local municipal hall had been heavily damaged and authorities had received “lots of reports of injuries”.

Rescue teams worked until dark on Tuesday to assess the damage to the region, where electricity and phone services were knocked out in some areas by the power of the quake.

The US Geological Survey said the initial 6.6 magnitude quake was followed by a number of smaller shakes, including one measuring 5.8.

The continuing tremors were causing anxiety on the ground, with people refusing to go back inside buildings for fear of being caught in any resulting collapse.

UN: First local polio case found in Zambia since 1995

It appears that the VACCINE ITSELF is the culprit here as the polio virus has spread to 9 different nations in Africa. More cases have been reported in China, Myanmar and the Philippines. It appears that the virus it has been mutating in the wild and now the WHO is concerned it will spread and possibly spark new outbreaks.

Jesus Himself talked about the pestilences in the last days in Luke 21:11 and Matthew 24:7. There are all kinds of viruses that are mutating daily and bacteria (super bugs) that are becoming immune to whatever type of antibiotic we throw at them. Now imagine society breaking down to the point where we don’t have power or running water for an extended period of time, say 1-3 months. What happens then?

We can’t prepare for every single event but do your best to make sure you have masks, gloves, disinfectants and other first aid items on hand. Do the best you can but there are all kinds of prepping lists you can look at for free online. Here is a list for “Zombie Preparedness” from the CDC you can check out! There’s a lot of good material HERE.

This won’t be the end of outbreaks of both new viruses and old ones that have mutated. They’re mutating because they’re designed to do so. Remember the Georgia Guide-stones? If you don’t know what they are you better go take a look HERE. The goal of the “illuminated” elite is to get the population of earth down to 500 million. Weaponized viruses and bacteria are a very effective way of doing that and it comes with built in deniability. They establishment will blame an outbreak on “those damn anti-vaxxers” or other such nonsense while never having the light put where it belongs, on them!

I’ll link to the article on this polio case HERE. No we can’t prevent what’s coming during the end times but we can be ready for it. Spiritually first (Prayed up) and physically (prepped up) at all times! You never know when it’s your time to leave this world and move onto the next so staying right with God is crucial, both for your salvation and for instruction from the Holy Spirit! When it gets rough or looks impossible you’re going to need some supernatural help! Remember it might be impossible to you but NOT to God, Luke 18:27. Look at Psalm 91 and remember those promises!

That’s it for now. God bless and stay ready!

Johnny

The Fog of War and Civil Unrest Worldwide!

The world as we know it is shaking with violence on a scale not seen in quite some time! It seems as if all of South America is erupting in violent protest with Ecuador and Chile being the latest cases. The same can be said for much of Africa and parts of Europe as well. The world at large is starting to wake up to all of the corruption and deception that surrounds them.

In essence people are sick and tired of the elites of the world telling us how we’re the ones killing the planet, as they travel in private jets and own mansions around the world. In tonight’s video I summarize the rising tide of rebellion and the state of the war in Syria.

Here We Go With More Pro Wrestling/Political Theater

What makes anyone think that this impeachment process is going anywhere meaningful? This whole process is by design and it’s designed to keep everyone distracted and divided so the American people don’t see who their enemies truly are.

This fiasco is nothing more than criminals investigating criminals while wasting our tax dollars and resources. It will end up going nowhere just as the Mueller investigation went nowhere. That was nothing more than a smoke screen and another cover up operation to keep the real shenanigans from ever going public. Once again criminals investigating criminals.

Even after all of the corruption that has been thrown right in American’s faces, the comments I see on social media show me that for the most part no one has learned a darn thing. It’s amazing to me to see that but the delusion that the media has put up is stronger than I thought. Even born again believers are blind to what’s going on around them as I speak to them daily. If I bring it up I get the “here he goes again” look.

Everyone wants to believe that everything will go back to the way it was if we just elect the right people to office. People want to believe we can still fix everything from the top down. Where has trusting the next slick politician brought us? To the very brink of ruin. Psalm 146:3 says ” Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. ” That’s what the USA has done and now we reaping what we’ve sown. A nation that’s not even CLOSE to being under God.

As believers in Jesus Christ we must seek first the kingdom of God (Matthew 6:33) and His righteousness but then we must pray for wisdom and discernment as well. We must be “wise as serpents but harmless as doves” Matthew 10:16 as Jesus instructed the disciples. Those instructions apply to us in the same way, especially now as we enter the Great Tribulation.

So pray for one another and keep God’s word close at hand. Ignore this political theater as most of it is just more distraction and lies. Don’t let the world suck you into arguments with your fellow brothers and sisters in Christ! Don’t let these criminals divide us any further! God didn’t send Donald Trump to save America, Trump is here to finish it off! Trust in God and not men! ” It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.” Psalm 118:8.

The only one coming to save you is Jesus Christ. Ask Him to be your Lord and Savior today while you still can. for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Romans 10:13

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