DIY Leather Lace Up Tee Shirt Restyle

Make this easy NO SEW laced up shoulder tee using safety pins and leather lacing.

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The Deceptions of Carnival: PART 1

The Deceptions of Carnival: PART 1 of 3

We’re almost at that time of “Labor Day,” so it’s a good time to start releasing the origins of man.

Happening TODAY in Toronto, Canada! Caribana which the world knows it as “Carnival”. Carnival originated as a Pagan Festival in ancient Egypt which was subsequently celebrated by the Greeks and then the Romans. The popular festival was adopted by the Roman Catholic Christian church in Europe as the festival of Carne Vale. The Carnival festival was transported to the Caribbean by the European Slave Traders. They excluded the Hebrew slaves from the festival and had lavish masquerade balls.

The word Carnival is made up of two Latin words, carne, meaning flesh and vale, meaning farewell. In the Catholic calendar carne vale, farewell to flesh, is a feast celebrated on the Sunday (Dimanche Gras), Monday (Lundi Gras) and Tuesday (Mardi Gras) before Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent and fasting.In Britain Mardi Gras is Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day. Carnival was originally a pagan spring festival celebrated by the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The Carnival was adapted by the Catholic Church in Europe.

There is Carnival in Europe today, mainly in Catholic southern Europe in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal and southern Germany (Bavaria), Carnival in Venice being the most well known. There is a history of similar festivals and events in Britain itself that have been suppressed and destroyed by a long line of British rulers. The festivals that were pagan in origin were thought to encourage absenteeism and disrupt the work ethic. These festivals still persist, especially in the South West of England in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset. Children of Israel never practiced these pagan traditions.

Colossians 2:8 (KJVA) Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

Acts 17:30 (KJVA) And the times of this ignorance the Most High winked at; but “NOW” commandeth all men every where to repent: