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  E.K. Blessing - a world of musical excitement! Manufacturing fine brasswind and woodwind, flutes, trumpets, cornets, ...
Manufacturing fine brasswind and woodwind, flutes, trumpets, cornets, piccolos, trombones, and more for almost 100 years!
Blessing musical instruments have come to symbolize a value that is unparalleled in the world music scene.
Copyright © 2001 by E.K. Blessing Co., Inc. All rights reserved.
www.ekblessing.com   (100 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Blessing
blessings, in the sense in which they are being considered, are entirely of ecclesiastical institution, the Church has the power to determine who shall have the right and duty to confer them.
blessed become inviolably sacred so that they cannot be divested of their religious character or be turned to profane uses.
blessing he should first satisfy himself that it is one which he is duly qualified to give, either by his ordinary or delegated powers.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02599b.htm   (2269 words)

  
 Blessing
The idea of "blessing" was also closely related to the question of inheritance, passing blessing from father to son.
The word "bless" was not a literal translation, but it had religious overtones, and they used it even though it had come from a heathen source.
Blessing is not a feeling, but objective thinking based on divine viewpoint, a Frame of Reference built by knowledge of doctrine.
www.realtime.net /~wdoud/topics/blessing.html   (1338 words)

  
 For Everything A Blessing - Torah.org
It was an ancient Jewish blessing, commonly referred to as the asher yatzar benediction, that was supposed to be recited after one relieved oneself.
Blessings were reserved for prayers, for holy days, or for thanking God for food or for some act of deliverance, but surely not for a bodily function that evoked smirks and giggles.
Abayei's blessing is contained in the Talmud, an encyclopedic work of Jewish law and lore that was written over the first five centuries of the common era.
www.torah.org /features/firstperson/everythingablessing.html   (1309 words)

  
 Patriarchal Blessings -- past and present
Blessings are given, as needed, to those who are sick or have other troubles in their lives.
The process of receiving such a blessing is actually rather simple: after an interview with the bishop to ensure the worthiness of the blessing candidate, an appointment is made with the stake patriarch[2].
Though many find their blessings to be a source of inspiration, in my case it was one of a few critical junctures which eventually led to my leaving the Church.
members.tripod.com /~Idafab/blessings/blessings.html   (907 words)

  
 The Hebrew Priestly Blessing
Note that this blessing is also used to bless members of your household, for example, during the Kiddush on Shabbat, as well as on other occasions.
The power of blessing others was then transferred to Isaac, who then transferred it to Jacob (Gen. 27:30), who blessed his twelve sons before he died (Gen. 48-49).
The blessing recited before birkat kohanim is "l'varekh et amo Yisrael b'ahava" ("to bless His nation Israel with love").
www.hebrew4christians.com /Blessings/Synagogue_Blessings/Priestly_Blessing/priestly_blessing.html   (628 words)

  
 Toronto Blessing
"The Toronto Blessing" is a movement that began in 1994 at the Toronto Airport Vineyard Church.
Despite the controversy surrounding the "Toronto Blessing," the leaders of the movement and the thousands that have visited the church still believe that the group is biblically based and that the manifestations come from the Holy Spirit.
It is particularly helpful in locating the Toronto Blessing in the broader context of movements that are now beging characterized as "the fire," or "revival." Also of interest is a critique of Hank Hanegraaff, Christian Research Institute, who has been very critical of the Toronto Blessing and subsequent developments.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/tbless.html   (1903 words)

  
 'Blessing'
As the slow sailing of the Blessing much hindered the other two, a consultation was called, at which it was decided 'when once past the Canaries if betwixt this and then the Blessing mend not her pace, to bid her company adieu and betake ourselves to the perfection of our voyadge'.
The Blessing the Court decides to have repaired, on learning that she can be made serviceable for another seven or eight years for £1,100 and that there is sufficient timber, etc. in the Yard for this work.
It had been intended to dispatch the Blessing to Persia with freight goods, but the Governor had prohibited any being laden until the King's two junks were full; so she was dispatched on October 16 with the Eagle to procure a lading of rice for Muskat or Persia.
cf.hum.uva.nl /galle/avondster/blessing.html   (8159 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Blessing is west of the junction of State Highway 35 and Farm Road 616 and twenty miles west of Bay City in northwestern Matagorda County.
As a compromise, the place was named Blessing, and a post office opened in 1903, with James H. Logan as first postmaster.
By 1914 Blessing had 500 inhabitants, two churches, a bank, a hotel, a telephone connection, and a weekly newspaper, the Blessing News.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/BB/hlb36.html   (369 words)

  
 OSB. The Medal of Saint Benedict, description, history and effects
By a decree of the Sacred Congregation of Rites (6 March 1959), the Blessing of St. Maur over the sick is permitted to be given with a Medal of St. Benedict instead of with a relic of the True Cross, since the latter is difficult to obtain.
May those who use them devoutly and earnestly strive to perform good works be blessed by you with health of soul and body, the grace of a holy life, and remission of the temporal punishment due to sin.
Blessing of Saint Maurus over the Sick with the Medal of Saint Benedict invokes the power of the Cross and the healing of the Holy Spirit.
www.osb.org /gen/medal.html   (1749 words)

  
 Pat Robertson--Humanitarian
Operation Blessing International is a nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid in the form of food, clothing, medicine, and financial assistance to help disadvantaged people and disaster victims throughout the world.
Operation Blessing projects in the United States continued under the auspices of CBN until 1993, when all Operation Blessing activities were transferred to OBI.
In 1998, Operation Blessing developed a mutual partnership with the Outreach Foundation (OF) to expand and enhance OF's WINGS Life Skills Training, a 40-hour life skills training course designed to help the chronically unemployed and underemployed successfully transition into the workforce.
www.patrobertson.com /humanitarian   (1171 words)

  
 Blessing, Texas TX, profile (Matagorda County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Blessing is in Matagorda County, in the Bay City metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blessing was $10,980, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Blessing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=26170   (466 words)

  
 Gaea’s Blessing
A few turns later, he packed it in to go to the next game, but I just saved all of my counters for Jester's Caps and the occasional big creature, and it was all she wrote.
We know that we can use Gaea's Blessing as a slow recursive element to a deck to stuff it full of goodies, and we know that Blessing's trigger works actively against Millstone, but one neat thing is that you can intentionally set it off with the right cards.
Of course, the grand daddy of all of these Blessing effects has probably got to be Oath of Druids.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=mtgcom/daily/as81&=RSS-MTGCOM   (2878 words)

  
 BibleGateway.com - Keyword Search: Blessing
From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph.
The blessing of the LORD was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.
All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them, giving each the blessing appropriate to him.
www.biblegateway.com /bible?language=en&version=NKJV&showfn=Yes&showxref=Yes&SearchType=EXACT&search=Blessing   (909 words)

  
 Blessing Spiritual Supplies
Blessing is the name of a series of hoodoo supplies used by Spiritual Workers who wish to give comfort and aid to others or to purify themselves and their surroundings.
They may light a brazier of Blessing Incense, carve the affected person's name with a pin into a white crucifix candle (for sanctity) or a white 7-knob or Vigil candle (for prayers and wishes to come true), anoint the candle with Blessing Oil, and recite a Psalm while the candle and the incense burn.
After cleaning the place out and blessing it in this way, put down pinches of salt in the corners of each room, calling on the Lord for protection or, if you are in a hurry, just place four pinches of salt at the four outside corners of the house.
www.luckymojo.com /blessing.html   (2105 words)

  
 Trombones
Standard equipped with.525" medium large bore, 8" bell, and Blessing 6-1/2AL mouthpiece.
Standard equipped with.547" large bore, 8-1/2" bell, and Blessing 6-1/2AL large shank mouthpiece.
B-88-O and B-170 Special plated finishes, including nickel and bright silver, are available on Blessing slide trombones at an additional charge.
www.ekblessing.com /prd_trombones.htm   (566 words)

  
 Blessing Elem.
Blessing Elementary students have worked hard to earn Blessing bucks so they could participate in the Blessing Bucks Blowout on January 26, 2007.
Students from Blessing Elementary collected can goods as their fee to go to the Fall Festival that the school puts on every year.
Blessing Elementary students remember 9/11 with a flag raising ceremony to remember all those whose died so tragically that day.
www.tidehavenisd.com /blessing.htm   (631 words)

  
 Walking Barefoot Ministries: Living in the Blessing
The person who is positioned for the blessing does not delight in the advice of the world.
The tree of blessing is not dependent upon the variableness of the rainfall, but is always watered by the river, and so it always has plenty of fruit to bear when it comes into its season.
He is a God of blessing, and the desire of His heart is for you to live in the blessing.
www.walkingbarefoot.com /writings/LivingInTheBlessing.htm   (1438 words)

  
 Judaism 101: Sukkot Blessings
On the first two nights, kiddush, the blessing for dwelling in the sukkah, and shehecheyanu should be recited over a cup of wine in the sukkah, if possible.
This blessing should be recited at any time you are fulfilling the mitzvah of dwelling in the sukkah, for example, before you eat a meal in the sukkah.
Some explanation of this unusual blessing is in order: The Talmud teaches that when the messiah comes, the righteous will come to Jerusalem and the Leviathan (a giant sea creature created on the fifth day) will be slain.
www.jewfaq.org /prayer/sukkot.htm   (729 words)

  
 The Laws of the Priestly Blessing - Miscellaneous Laws and Customs
The kohanim must start going up to the front of the synagogue before the end of the blessing of "retzei." As long as he started going by retzei, even if he does not reach his location until the end of Modim, it is acceptable.
The Kohanim do not have to bless a second time, however the cantor should say the blessings as he does at every during the regular reptition of the Amidah.
It is however, appropriate for the Kohanim to say the blessing a second time, but without the blessings before hand21.
www.chabad.org /library/article.asp?AID=261104   (1853 words)

  
 Operation Blessing Internationl - Disaster Relief
Operation Blessing trucks will be traveling throughout the hurricane-ravaged areas delivering supplies.
With the magnitude of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction still unfolding, Operation Blessing teams are on the ground in the storm-ravaged regions of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Operation Blessing funded $25,000 to Church of God Disaster Relief for support of feeding kitchen and debris removal in Gulf Port, Mississippi.
www.ob.org /programs/disaster_relief/news/2005/dr_2005_0824_katrina.asp   (484 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Blessing: Books: Gary Smalley,John Trent   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In The Blessing, Dr. John Trent tells of his search to receive the blessing from his father and the new insight-and deeper blessing-he received from God as he sought to pick up the pieces of his shattered dream.
The best thing about the blessing, is that it hits home (your childhood), and helps it (your home) get built on right foundations.
This book shows how you can be a blessing to others; how to bless and encourage.
www.amazon.com /Blessing-Gary-Smalley/dp/0671737430   (1288 words)

  
 Jedi Council Forums - Blessing (viggie for the Purge Challenge)
The Force takes me as I die instantly from the explosive force of the missile that I never saw coming, that I see now, and there’s all this light, and I never realized it would be so.
The blessing is that it happened so quickly--no pain or suffering.
The blessing idea was also very interesting, because if you think about it - no one really wants to know the future; not if it's something they can't change.
boards.theforce.net /The_Saga/b10476/16676032/?1   (1954 words)

  
 Toronto Blessing
She is the same woman who was a mentor for John Arnott at the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship, where the Toronto "Blessing" subsequently began.
Continue to seek the Lord's blessings in churches where there is good teaching.
II Timothy 3:6-7 "For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth." Eleven chapter e-book with appendix from a Pentacostal minister's perspective.
www.deceptioninthechurch.com /blessing.html   (5021 words)

  
 Blessings Weddings & Photography - Home
Welcome to Blessings Weddings and Photography, as seen on "Entertainment Tonight" and located in the Heart of Historic St. Andrews
Get Married on the sugar-white sand of Panama City Beach and let Blessings Weddings and Photography take all the work out of planning your destination wedding.
Blessings Weddings and Photography offers top-quality services at affordable rates.
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 Blessings Corporation Information | Business.com
Blessings Corporation manufactures and supplies plastic film products for industrial, agricultural and healthcare applications.
The company operates in one main segment, the manufacture of extruded polyethylene and polypropylene.
May God bless him.' Danny on 606 'Federer is so lovely and polite.
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 Long life is a blessing and a challenge - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Long life is a blessing and a challenge - USATODAY.com
Long life is a blessing and a challenge
You've saved most of your life so you can kick back in your golden years.
www.usatoday.com /money/perfi/retirement/2006-12-03-retireincome_x.htm   (2047 words)

  
 Blessing House Bed and Breakfast Valdez Alaska
Whether your visit to Valdez is to enjoy the majestic scenery, or to take an awesome glacier cruise, with hopes of seeing one of many of our native ocean and marine life,
As we travel quite a bit we get to stay at BandB's all over, we love coming to Valdez and staying at Blessing House as your facilities are pleasant, welcoming, clean and comfortable.
Just wanted to drop you a line to let you know that you were our first experience in a Bed and Breakfast.
www.blessinghouse.com /blessinghouse   (1334 words)

  
 Apologetics research resources on religious cults and sects - Toronto Blessing, Trinity, Twelve Tribes, Communities, ...
It started with the Pentecostal movement at the beginning of the century, a movement which continues to multiply under God's blessing.
is ministry in the power and anointing of the Holy Spirit - both to bless and heal those inside the church and to minister to those outside the church ("Power Evangelism.").
Founded the Partners in Harvest network of likeminded churches, after the Association of Vineyard Churches voted to disassociate TACF from the Vineyard Movement over the Toronto Blessing controvery.
www.apologeticsindex.org /t00.html   (2799 words)

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