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Old 08-02-2019, 06:20 PM   #434
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Jacoba dei Settesoli was born in Rome and married into the noble Frangipani family..She was a young widow when she heard of the holy man Francis of Assisi..Having heard Francis preach, she sought his guidance on how to be charitable, he advised her not to abandon her family, so she joined the Third Order of Saint Francis..She spent the rest of her life in the practice of good works..

Keane - Little Buddha Somewhere only we know..

Gulf War (221/223 of 374) Desert Storm - Broadcast (New Zealand) 8th February 1991..

A "Peter de la Billière" is mentioned as pupil evacuee of St Peter's, Kent sent to Crediton, Devon..The book states "during the night of 23 January 1945 the building caught fire, and pupils and staff alike, trapped on balconies, were forced to abseil down makeshift ropes…After the SAS he was appointed Military Commissioner and Commander of British Forces in the Falkland Islands from 1984 and General Officer Commanding Wales District from 1985..He was succeeded by Brigadier Morgan Llewellyn on 1 December 1987..He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)..He was General Officer Commanding South East District from 1988..Despite being due for retirement he was appointed on 6 October 1990 as Commander-in-Chief of British Forces in the Gulf War – in effect the second-in-command of the multinational military coalition headed by US General Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.. In this role he was largely responsible for persuading Schwarzkopf (who was initially sceptical) to allow the use of SAS and other special forces in significant roles in that conflict...Also, the day is a time to think about one's own future death and on the deaths of loved ones..This thought process reflects the Buddhist teachings on impermanence..There is a tradition among Franciscan communities to commemorate the Transitus of St. Francis... the hell are you, inspecting the barracks?..If we don’t find that out, how the hell are we going to get the gun to you?..Where the hell are his mortars?..Has he got air cover?..How I loved listening to your sweet prayers every knight..Heavy artillery?..Land mines?..His emotions must rule his brain..He must be a warlike creature who gives battle to everything around him...

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