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21 Jan 2008 @ 20:58, by Vaxen Var

I know I'm not supposed to do this but the Chaplains situation so impressed me that I felt I had to post it post haste. I trust he'll understand and forgive me this slight transgression of copyright as really, if you read this, I think you'll understand what so impresses me about this guy. I'm not easily impressed, either, by anyone or any thing.

If you pray or meditate, and after having read this, I hope you'll keep the Chaplain and his daughter in your prayers and meditations till some light comes into the situation.

That being said do, please, continue on to the Chaplain's letter. Hope you, too, will be blessed in reading it as I have been.




My daughter, Donna, had surgery Dec. 19 to remove and control infection in a previous surgical wound. Last week the wound became infected to the point that it spread to her right hip and thigh and across the lower right quadrant of her abdomen from the waist all the way down. She was admitted to the hos[ital on Monday the 14th OF January for yet another surgery.

Yesterday she had surgery to open a track where the latest infection was spreading and now has a new wound about 8 inches long from the end of the previous wound to the right toward her hip that is being packed with sponge and a wound vac is being used to remove the infection continually. The angry redness is still there on her hip and thigh and that is being treated with antibiotics IV through a PIC line in her left arm. She is extremely uncomfortable and is also on a pain pump. She will be in the hospital a minimum of two to three days.

Please pray that this vicious cycle of infection and surgery will be broken and that she will get the chance to be healed and live as normal a life as possible for her. This wound and infection problem has kept her disabled for much of her life and she has had far too many surgeries to remember. The current round started in June of '06 and she had not been free of a wound and infection since. Just when it gets nearly closed it breaks open again...

And because of all of the expense, I must work a part-time job just to keep her bills paid so that she may continue to receive treatment. I thank God and the Police Department for the part-time job. Without it and Father's Grace, I would not be able to keep up with the needs. That job blesses me and gives me the opportunity to do something that I am good at doing and something that I love to do.

I have not had time for much adventure on the job because of the needs of my daughter and two other major events... Tuesday I had to learn how to use a new mobile computer in my patrol vehicle and Wednesday I was in a training class all day and arrived at the hospital just in time to see my daughter a moment before surgery. Surgery kept me at the hospital until eight pm... Then it was feed two hungry dogs and myself and fall into bed to prepare for another day. I did not even read any e-mail all day Wednesday.

My electricity went out during the night because of a motor vehicle crash close by... My computer battery and my agitated dogs let me know about the outage and I had to get my flashlight off my pants belt, go turn off the computer alarm and let the dogs go outside...
Big chunk out of my sleep as I try and relax and get back to sleep. Just as I was dozing off the power came back on the the dogs came to let me know again...

This morning, Thursday, I find an e-mail requesting this message before noon today because we have a new preparation schedule for the weekly message. OOOOPS... I definitely did not plan on that... But it is just another bump in the road. We get it done to the best of our ability in the time allotted... and go on with whatever is next.

Life is what happens to you while you are making plans. Adversity is all of the challenges that life brings to you. Adversity can be good or bad... Depending on how you view it.

So this week I am being challenged more than usual. With that and you in mind this week's message will be news from me and a challenge to you...

That challenge to you is this... Take a detailed look at the life happening to you and see if you can adjust attitude and effort to get a better result. As I study life and history I find that many people who accomplished great things for and in this world did it through their attitude of how they viewed life... Plus they persevered... They would not quit... They would not allow discouragement to control them. Oh, it was not that they never had bouts with discouragement... It was just that they would not let discouragement dictate to them how to feel and how to act.

We human beings are marvelously conceived and constructed entities. We are allowed to make our own choices of how we are going to conduct our lives... We may allow life to steam roller us... Or we can conquer life... We can be reactive... Or we can be proactive. We may use all things to our benefit... Or we may allow adversity to flatten us and defeat us. All of this is determined by how we view life and how we respond to life.

I would rather have been someplace else than a classroom yesterday... I was was commanded to be there... And I learned some valuable information that I did not previously have access to. Therefore I was benefited by being there. When class was over and I was leaving, a lady come up to myself and the person with whom I was engaged in conversation and asked if we knew anyone with jumper cables... Her car had died because she left the lights on. I had cables in my car and was able to help her get going and to make a recommendation that she have the terminals cleaned... They were showing corrosion and it could be robbing her of conductivity. One of my cohorts that was also in class joked that even when I am not on duty, I am still working, because that is also part of what I do for people in need as I work my patrol duties.

Tuesday I found about seventy five pounds of tool box and small hand tools spread over about a half block of a major roadway. It looked like the tool box had fallen off a moving vehicle and literally exploded... The drawers came out of the box... The box was mangled... And tolls littered the pavement and the shoulder. I picked them up, along with the help of a couple of men in a truck that saw my efforts, and hauled it all to the precinct where I vouchered the items and put them into safe keeping in case the owner inquired if they had been found. You never know what you find find on a busy roadway. This incident made me remember the pictures of the pieces of vehicles littering the roadway in Iraq after a convoy has been hit by an IED... Strange the memories triggered by everyday incidents.

How does all of this message relate to you??? Think about your times of adversity and see if there could be a better way to handle similar circumstances in the future. I have experienced the death of the one person that I loved most in this world, my wife of 44 years, Sue, and the death of one of my children who was only 27 years old. I have conducted Memorial Services for too many Peace Keepers that have passed from this world. My professional place in life has been doubly geared to dealing with these matters frequently and often in the lives of others... But I have also had to deal with them in my personal life as well... As both a Chaplain and as a Peace Keeper.

I gave care to my dear wife for years while she was an invalid before her death including running Hemo-dialysis on her at home for the last year of her life as she was bed-ridden...
And sometimes she did not even know who I was... But I knew who she was.

I have delivered hundreds and hundreds of death notifications to others... And I also have received that knock on my door about my son.

Not much in this world can be more devastating that the death of a beloved spouse... Or the death of a much loved child... Not many jobs are as difficult as telling a young wife with an infant son that her Peace Keeper husband has been shot to death in the line of duty after they went through the hell of nearly losing the child when it was born... And then walk with her through difficult days of visitation, two Memorial Services and the aftermath... This and a full life of much more has been my duty.

Why do I do this??? I searched for the place where I fit... Found it... And there I function to the best of my ability. I am among all men most fortunate. I found my place and I love being in my place for I was never happy any place else no matter what else that I had. It took a lot of praying... A lot of seeking... Several trials of other things that I was good at but things that did not meet the needs of my soul with satisfaction when the day was concluded...

I never found anything that I tried to do in my adult life that I could not do and be good at doing it. I loved being a Trooper but even there I lacked something that I needed and left it as I searched for the answer that met my need. When I found the Answer that met my need, it was a person, and He filled a void that so desperately needed filling within me...
Then I sought His guidance for what to do next and studied and gained the knowledge that I could obtain as I waited, worked and prayed.

A book from my own bookshelf that I did not know that I had gave a powerful clue... I wore it out reading it... A new dream and new goals appeared... I followed through and became a Peace Keeper again and a Chaplain as well... I had found my heart's home...
The place where I was to fit and function... And it just happened to be in the very place where all of my life I had said that I never wanted to live here!!!... AND I AM STILL HERE!!!... AND I HAVE HAD A RICH FULFILLING LIFE HERE!!!

Is your heart at home? Is it happy where it is? Could there be something more for you?
Every morning I pray the Lord's Prayer (I call it the Disciple"s Prayer) asking for things to be the best way that they can be for me and for HIM... And I have never been sorry that I do... Life and adventure continue and my life is fulfilled... Filled full of those things that help others, help me and that get good things accomplished... Yet everyday I again ask for more for that day... I will continue to ask for more for everyday that I live in this Earth because I am part of the greatest, most useful group of humans alive... I am a Peace Keeper along with all of you... I am so very glad that I am. I hope you are glad that you are a Peace Keeper too?

Without you there would be no life as we know it... THANK YOU! MY Commander-In-Chief and I THANK YOU AND WE ARE SO GLAD THAT YOU ARE THERE... SO VERY GLAD THAT YOU ARE THERE!

"BE CAREFUL OUT THERE!" Be alert, watchful, suspicious and wary!!! Take the best possible care of you as you care for and about others. See to the needs of your spiritual welfare for it needs to be strong and no one else can do any of this for you.

Call or write if I may be if any assistance.

As it has always been... So it still is...


[My injunction to be safe means doing all you know to do as you do your job... it means
doing the best you can with what you have where you are using all your faculties to get
the job done well and with good results conquering evil and keeping or restoring peace...
it does not mean to avoid duty and honor... it does not mean to cower or allow anything
to hinder you in the process of duty according to rules, law and ethics... it means that if
the demand takes your earthly life you destroy as much evil as possible in the process.
That is my definition of being safe... doing the best you can and leaving the rest to God
or whomever else is responsible... being best employed for the sake and protection of all
the things and people that we hold dear.]

I represent, write for... and give the credit to:
God the Father (my Commander-in-Chief),
Jesus Christ the Son (the Eternal Captain of my life) and
the Holy Spirit of God (my Eternal Teacher, Keeper and Guide).
In Christ I live... with Him and for you I serve...
And I rejoice that you are there whether you are Christian or not...
D. R. (Don) Staton, Chaplain to Peace Keepers,
Surviving Peace Keeper,
Virginia State Police Alumni,
RETIRED Police Officer Virginia Beach Police Dept.,
DCJS Certified Police Instructor,
Community Service Officer (Traffic Safety)
3709 Beacon Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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22 Jan 2008 @ 02:52 by a-d : What a Heart cruncher!...
... they guy is in his dire state much of his own choice ( to NOT wake up!to LIFE!.... )
Sad, sad, sad... I would write to the guy with a few good suggestions to get the wound to heal (ALL wounds heal -IF cared for properly!... ask me... I know!... ;) ))but this guy seem to need this 'lesson'... this way!... this harsh... IF ONLY he had said: "How could I handle this any better? " then there would be an opening for "Divine Intervention" , but there isn't!
Sure, I will send him and his daughter Love & Light and see them both healed, soul & body & "all".... but it is up to him/them to use that added energy to really do something GOOD for themselves! even if only (by opening up to) for "something better coming their way".... because then... EVENTUALLY it would!  

22 Jan 2008 @ 05:27 by energy : I will pray & send energy!
I'm so sorry to hear about this!
God bless you and Donna.
I'm glad you are here helping us realize what we have to...

22 Jan 2008 @ 05:28 by vaxen : Well...
A-d then please write to him. Know, though, that he's a good man and that he has had a lot of sorrow and does a lot of work for others. And, if you do write, please be gentle. You, as a nurse, certainly could be of knowledgeable assistance but I would that you treat him with tenderness and love. As you do know. ;) Thanks for reading this dear girl. Monkey! ;) (Couldn't resist...) Love ya and thanks, again, for being just who you are.

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22 Jan 2008 @ 05:57 by a-d : Ooohhh, there's no question
in my Mind whether he is a good guy or not: I KNOW he is!... I can FEEL it/him!... Ohhh... Honey bunny...there's still things u don't maybe know about me... OK... I take it back; u do know it already! ;) hehehe...
Like I said; I can feel him.... that is ALSO one of the reasons why I commented (in my first comment to u) with the words I did!.... I can send u a copy of what I write to him. I have no problem with that at all. But that way u can see/feel for yourself how gentle/loving I will be in my letter to him... I do hope he will take heed of Natural Methods.... After all; they made Mankind to survive Itself till the break of Dawn of this Allopathic Medicine practiced today... (-or is it indeed Allelopathic, which some people say....; ))) ...and we will -eventually- go back to Nature /Spiritual Healing altogether again... very soon!... So... our Good MAn here might as well do it NOW!... I hope so!

You did pay attention to the sad state his wife was before she passed away: Hemo Dialysis!.... that means she was very very loaded with toxins!... so loaded so her kidneys could not handle the load (and maybe even collapsed under the work /load / burden! ) I think their daughter is also very toxic... and by doing all what the doctors are asking them to do and go through all of THEIR TOXIC treatments all the pills; antibiotics, no doubt, AND all the surgeries.... ahh well... vax... not a good prognosis here...
They desperately need Divine Intervention to brake the down-spiral cycle!... and quickly so!  

22 Jan 2008 @ 08:49 by skookum : i agree
may they be blessed and healed



22 Jan 2008 @ 09:12 by vaxen : Thanks...
A-d and skookum. And I agree with you A-d, wholeheartedly. Unfortunately our good fellow humans have been brainwashed from birth and toxified that they be not resistors but well doped down slaves of the powers which so spitefully destroy them. And, yes, I'd love to read your letter to him if you wouldn't mind as I probably could benefit from your sage advice as well.

Hope skookum will write, too, as I feel a little uplift is just what the good nurse ordered for my friend. Strange how uplifted ones soul can be when one sees that one is not all alone with the more than often forced sufferings endured by so many in this, our, just doesn't have to be this way!  

25 Jan 2008 @ 07:26 by Elle @ : Scientology
I know this is a little unrelated to your topic, but the only place I could find to post this, which I know will be of interest to you and others at NCN, as you're all into Scientology.

Anonymous has issued a warning and a war against Scientology on the internet, in response to threats by Scientology to places that showed the Tom Cruise videos (and to remove them).

The last part of their message reads:

We are Anonymous.

We are Legion.

We do not forgive.


Expect us.  

25 Jan 2008 @ 08:46 by vaxen : Heya Elle...
Actually I am not into Scientology...I'm out of it. But the little legions of human kind can rant and rave all they wish to...the multiverses are plenty big for mega dwarfs. The "We are legion" shows me that they are probably Christian in texture and Dior so...what me worry? They're already being 'handled' as are the Scientologists and every other so called 're-ligion' on the face of this Eridu. What fun!

In the words of a famous puppet: "Bring it on!" - G.W. Bush

Since we are the puppet masters it would appear to be just another game contrived for the benefit of all those willing souls who love the dupe and love to be duped.

"O divine art of subtlety and secrecy!
Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible;
and hence hold the enemy's fate in our hands."
-- Sun Tzu, The Art of War, c. 500bc

And thankyou dear Elle for bringing that to my attention. I had read about it earlier on in the day whilst doing a spontanosearch on nothing but what chanced to come up in the net...and it did.

Elle is one of my favorite names...

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26 Jan 2008 @ 02:56 by vaxen : BTW
This may be of some interest to a few folk...

January 25, 2008 2:47 PM PST
Whose Internet is it anyway?
Posted by Robert Vamosi

This week we've seen two Internet events that are more alike than dissimilar. On Wednesday, an Estonian court convicted a 20-year Russian for his part in last spring's distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on that nation. On Thursday, word of mounting DDoS attacks on the Church of Scientology spread. Ultimately, both events could have larger repercussions.

The attack on the Estonian Web sites was prompted by an Estonian government plan to move a statue and grave sites honoring Russian-Estonians who died fighting the Nazis. Gadi Evron of Beyond Security said at last year's Black Hat USA that he found only one case of unique code used in the attacks which lasted from April 27 through mid-May. Evron said the attack had the appearance of an Internet flash mob ( , and now, with the conviction, it appears to have been loosely organized by a group of college kids. Evron cited evidence of at least one e-mail inciting Internet action on a particular date at a particular time during Estonian attacks.

A similar event is happening now. DDoS attacks against the Church of Scientology appear to be coming from a loosely organized group of individuals calling themselves Anonymous or Anon. The attacks, according to Jose Nazario of Arbor Networks , appear to use common code and early attacks originated from one IP address.

As with the events in Estonia, as news spread, more individuals may now be targeting the Church of Scientology in a sort of "me too" frenzy. A Web site called Project Chanology ( continues to detail present and future actions by Anonymous and others.

The idea that a handful of skilled individuals could decide to "take out" a particular group or company or government for any reason is a very disturbing one indeed.



Project Chanology also known as Operation Chanology and Operation CoSplay is the large scale plan to bring down the Church of Scientology. On January 16, 2008; Anonymous decided to spread the message that batshit insane fucktard L. Ron Hubbard(LRH) is a batshit insane fucktard.

PROJECT CHANOLOGY was thus coined as a description of the "covert" plan, the main goal of which is to enlighten the Church of Scientology (CoS) by any means necessary. This will be a game of mental warfare. It will require our talkers, not our hackers; it will require our dedicated Anon across the world to do their part.
To know how YOU can help, read down the sections on this page and pick one, head over to Project Chanology/Joining or go to #xenu on
For breaking news and to discuss the project use this page: Talk:Project_Chanology.

Please place all relevant copypasta, information, links, tools, rapidshits, and ideas on the talk page. A w/i/kian will come, check the links, and add it to this page.  

27 Jan 2008 @ 16:39 by Suzie Q @ : Names
Elle is a beautiful name don't you think Vaxen? (wink wink)

Oh sorry a bit off the subject....Funny how words can disappear today, gone tomorrow!  

28 Jan 2008 @ 12:56 by Elle @ : names
What is she talking about?  

28 Jan 2008 @ 17:28 by vaxen : Oh...
I don't know. Maybe she has this article mixed up with the other one at quinties. Hey Suzie Q what are you talking about? Hope y'all are aware of TU24?
Tomorrows the big day when TU24 peaks...then we'll know. But already there are harbingers of the cold she bringeth.

AGI springs into existence but keeps a low profile. The lag time involved in trying to effect change in the real world (or some other inscrutable motivation) prompts the AGI society of mind to focus its efforts on building some really kick-ass meta-worlds which bear truly excellent fruit. The meta-worlds prove so productive and fulfilling to their residents that the increasingly god-like AGIs never feel any need to interact with the glacial minds of meat monkey's stuck on stupid.


28 Jan 2008 @ 18:31 by Suzie Q @ : Memes
It so easy to get mixed up with you Vaxen since you leave comments all over the place (many of them the same) so when you delete from one spot and add to another after awhile some of us don't care where we leave comments to you...hahahaha Your are sorta like a fairy today gone tomorrow in the blink of an eye...Must be the IRISH in you V V.

As to memes, isn't that another word for beliefs? It is what one believes that runs one's life. Quite simple actually. Can cut through a lot of the yadda yadda.


28 Jan 2008 @ 18:56 by vaxen : No...
memes aren't beliefs but beliefs can be memetical. If you want to I'll discuss that further with you at a later date. Ever hear the word Mnemonic or mimic? Or even Mnemotic or mimicry or virus will do.

Memetrics is nice as well. Be Lief (By your leave) is a compound word. Be and Lief - which means allow or let or, actually, leave but in the sense of let. It has been interpreted to mean by your leave (Billy Graham) which is to say 'what you allow or let be.' Me Me is all gimme gimme gimme. ;) Deeper than that, really, but that's a quare (Not the same as queer) start. To meme or not to meme that was Dawkins question.

Yes, I suppose it is the Irish in me that tends to the fey. But it is really more so the Alfar...a changeling.

Mane Padme Hum
Hung So...also Ham So
But the Jewish placebo in me won't ever allow for that so I'll stick with just plain old 'Hung So' and maybe even a little Shiva Aham (Shivoham)...but, there's that damned word Ham again!

What's a Schlomotzlotzle to do? Eat pretzles for breakfast? Drink wine? Say the Kiddush or Minei Ha Bosemiim? Oi Vey! Great goiters in heaven! G'd is the greatest goiter of them all doncha know!

Definitions of meme on the Web:
Richard Dawkins’s 1976 coinage, on the analogy to gene (with a little aid from mime and mimic), for a cultural copying unit, such as the word or ...

As defined by Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene (1976): "a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation." "Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches. ...

Leftist pseudo-intellectualese or linguistic affectation, generally used in the pejorative, employed to designate a commonly held position, thought or expression as worthy of or susceptible to attack or denigration by superior leftist "critical thought" which the employer possesses in abundance.

A unit of cultural information that represents a basic idea that can be transferred from one individual to another, and subjected to MUTATION, CROSSOVER, and ADAPTATION.

an idea, project, statement or even a question that is posted by one blog and responded to by other blogs. ...

viral encapsulated idea, with built-in feedback loop.

a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one generation to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation); "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"

The term "meme" (IPA: , rhyming with "theme". Commonly pronounced in the US as , rhyming with "gem"), coined in 1976 by the biologist Richard Dawkins, refers to a "unit of cultural information" which can propagate from one mind to another in a manner analogous to genes (i.e., the units of ... (wikipedia/wiki)  

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