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Christian laying on of hands

In Christianity, the laying on of hands is both a symbolic and formal method of invoking the Holy Spirit during baptisms and confirmations, healing services and ordination of priests, elders and other church officers, along with a variety of other church sacraments and holy ceremonies. In the New Testament the laying on of hands was associated with Christ healing the sick and after his ascension, the receiving of the Holy Spirit; the Apostles laid hands on new believers as well as believers.. In the early church, the practice continued and is still used in a wide variety of church ceremonies, such as during confirmation. In Eastern Christianity, laying on of hands is used for the ordination of the higher clergy, distinguished from the blessing of the lower clergy as well as making an abbot or abbess or promoting a deacon to archdeacon, etc. Priests and deacons receive the laying on of hands by a single bishop, bishops are consecrated by three or more bishops; the chrism, used at chrismation and the anointing of sovereigns is believed to contain chrism which the Apostles blessed and laid their hands on, the former since some existing chrism is poured into newly consecrated chrism and the latter is stated in the prayer used in the consecration of chrism.

This is consecrated and added to as needed by the primates of the autocephalous churches, is dispersed to priests for their use in administering the sacred mysteries. In the Eastern Christian Tradition, anointing with the chrism is the equivalent of laying on of hands; the presentation of this chrism which has received the laying on of hands, together with an antimension is the manner in which a bishop bestows faculties upon a priest under his omophorion. The laying on of hands is performed at the end of the sacrament of unction; this mystery should be performed by seven priests six of whom lay their hands on a Gospel Book, placed over the head of the one being anointed, while the senior priest reads a prayer. In the Catholic Church, the laying on of hands is performed in the sacrament of Holy Orders and is the means by which one is included in one of the three major orders: bishop, priest, or deacon. Ordination can be administered only by a bishop in Apostolic Succession, should only be accomplished by a bishop, properly authorized by the Holy See.

The laying on of hands to the priesthood enables a person so ordained to act in persona Christi. Ordination allows a priest validly to administer sacraments, most notably giving that individual the authority to celebrate the Eucharist; the sacraments of ordination and confirmation are, reserved to a bishop. The sacrament of Confirmation is "the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit as once granted to the apostles on the day of Pentecost", "brings an increase and deepening of baptismal grace." In the Western Latin-Rite Latin Church, the sacrament is customarily conferred only on persons old enough to understand it, the ordinary minister of Confirmation is a bishop. Only for a serious reason may the diocesan bishop delegate a priest to administer the sacrament. However, a priest may by law confer the sacrament, if he baptizes someone, no longer an infant or admits a person baptized to full communion, or if the person to be confirmed is in danger of death. Laying on of hands is part of Anglican confirmation, anointing of the sick, other parts of liturgy and pastoral offices.

The Guild of St Raphael, founded in 1915, is an organization within the Anglican church dedicated to promoting and practicing Christ's ministry of healing through the laying on of hands as an integral part of the Church. The laying on of hands is performed in the sacrament of Holy Orders and is the means by which one is included in one of the three ordained orders of the church: bishop, priest, or deacon. Ordination can be administered only by a bishop in Apostolic Succession. In Evangelical Christianity, the laying on of hands takes place for pastoral ordination. In Baptists churches, it takes place after believer's baptism; this is one of the two points, added in the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith in 1742. In Pentecostals churches, this gesture takes place during prayers for faith healing Pentecostal Christians practice the laying on of hands as part of prayer for divine healing and the anointing of the sick. While laying on of hands is not required for healing, Pentecostals believe that, in addition to its biblical origins, the act of touching is an encouragement to faith.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints requires the laying on of hands for many of its ordinances, including confirmation, ordination to the Aaronic and Melchizedek priesthoods, blessings of healing and strength. A Cathar Perfect, the highest initiate in the Cathar hierarchy after spending time as a Listener and Believer, had to undergo a rigorous training of three years before being inducted as a member of the spiritual elite of the now defunct religious movement; this took place during a ceremony in which various Scriptural extracts were quoted, most the opening verses of the Gospel of John. The ceremony was completed by a ritual laying on of hands known as Manisola, as the candidate vowed to abjure the world and accept the Holy Spirit. At this point, the Perfecti believed, the Holy Spirit was ab

Klaus Heuser

Klaus "Major“ Heuser is a German musician and producer. He found international fame as the lead guitarist of the Cologne rock band BAP, his musical influences are the Rolling Stones Keith Richards, Rory Gallagher, as well as Eric Clapton, the Dutch band Golden Earring and Gary Moore. Heuser gained major popularity as the guitarist of rock band BAP, of which he was a member from 1980 to 1999, he was responsible for BAP's musical style and wrote music to many hit songs including Verdamp lang her, Frau ich freu mich, Ne schöne Jrooß, Alles em Lot and Nix wie bessher. In parallel to his BAP efforts, Heuser in 1981 teamed up with Wolf Maahn, Didi Maaz and Rich Schwab to form Neue Heimat and record a cover version of Heintje's Ich bau dir ein Schloss in the style of the Neue Deutsche Welle. However, neither Maahn nor Heuser were interested in continuing this project, so that the band became the support band of Purple Schulz; when BAP paused for a while in the late 1980s, Heuser spent some time in Los Angeles, USA, where he lived in Roger Taylor's house for some while.

This is when he learnt to produce music. Once back in Germany, among other production activities, Heuser produced the three Brings albums Zwei Zoote Minsche, Kasalla and Fünf, as well as Martin Schenkel's album My own way. On 17 February 2006 he released Major & Suzan, a collaborative album, recorded with Berlin singer Susanne Werth. Meeting German blues guitarist Richard Bargel during a show of "Harmonie talk" moderated by Anka Zink in the Harmonie, Bonn, on 10 December 2008 resulted in an ad-hoc jam session and the birth of the band project Men in Blues; the first concert happened on the 12 Dezember 2009. Since 2010, both musicians toured later supported by Sascha Delbrouck and Marcus Rieck; the critically acclaimed live album Richard Bargel LIVE mit Klaus "Major" Heuser & Band was nominated for the "Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik". Matthias Krauss and Mario Argandoña joined the band on the first studio album Men in Blues, released in Germany and Switzerland on 3 February 2012. On 1 September 2012 Bargel suffered a sudden hearing loss during a concert, forcing the shared activities to come to an end.

In 2013 Heuser formed the "Klaus Major Heuser Band", which released their first album Men in Trouble. Based around the members of the former "Men in Blues" band Krauss and Rieck, the new band now includes Cologne vocalist and guitarist Thomas Heinen; the second studio album named 57 was released in September 2014, the corresponding tour ended in 2015, followed by a live double-album named 57 Live. In April 2016 the studio album What’s up? was released, the tour ended in 2017. In August 2018, the new album And Now?! was released, the corresponding tour lasted until mid 2019. Klaus Heuser got his nickname Major from Major Healey from the TV series I Dream of Jeannie. Following medical advice after a skin cancer incident Heuser wears a leather hat which has become a signature feature over the decades. Heuser lives in Cologne-Rodenkirchen and is married to Marion Heuser, a member of Cologne's city council for the Green party and former archeologist, since 1986; the couple has a son named Philipp. Together with classical guitarist Hubert Käppel, Heuser worked on a concert and information series on guitar music.

The plans had to be cancelled in 2013 when Heuser suffered a nerve illness in the middle finger of his right hand, so he could no longer perform at the necessary level of accuracy. Official Klaus "Major" Heuser website Official site of Klaus Major Heuser Band "Verdamp lang her" from BAP concert at the last Rockpalast Nacht, Essen, 15 March 1986 Last "What's up?" tour concert of Klaus Major Heuser Band, Zeche Carl, Essen, 23 June 2017 "And now?!" tour concert of Klaus Major Heuser Band, Karlsruhe, 1 December 2018

Tashaun Gipson

Tashaun Gipson is an American football free safety for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He played college football at Wyoming, signed with the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2012, he has played for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Gipson was a three-sport star at Kimball High School in Dallas, playing football and basketball while running track, he had an outstanding career and an outstanding senior year on the gridiron. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the 4A District 14 Dallas City League and earned First Team All-District honors both as a cornerback and as a returner. On defense, Gipson made 35 broke up nine passes and recovered two fumbles. On offense and special teams, he accumulated more than 1,400 all-purpose yards and scored 14 touchdowns while serving as an offensive team captain. During his career, he played quarterback, wide receiver, free safety and returned punts and kicks, he was recruited by Baylor, Fresno State and Idaho. Gipson decided to go to the University of Wyoming not only for the chance at early playing time, but in order to play with his brother, Marcell Gipson.

At Wyoming, both Gipson brothers played cornerback from 2008-2010 for the Wyoming Cowboys football team. Gipson's season year in 2011 proved to be his best statistically with 95 total tackles with 0.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 3 interceptions. During his senior season, Tashaun started the season by playing at the cornerback position, but for the final 8 games of the season he played at the safety position. Gipson had 3 interceptions as a junior in 2010, 3 interceptions as a sophomore in 2009; as a freshman Tashaun did not have any interceptions, however along with his brother, the Gipson brothers both tied for the team lead in passes defensed with 10 each. Gipson started every game of his collegiate career at Wyoming. On April 29, 2012, the Cleveland Browns signed Gipson to a three-year, $1.44 million contract after he went unselected in the 2012 NFL Draft. Throughout training camp, Gipson competed for a job as a backup safety against Ray Ventrone, Usama Young, David Sims, Emanuel Davis. Head coach Pat Shurmur named Gipson the third free safety on the Browns' depth chart to start the regular season, behind veterans Eric Hagg and Ray Ventrone.

He made his professional regular season debut in the Cleveland Browns' season-opener against the Philadelphia Eagles and made his first career tackle on Brandon Boykin during a 29-yard kickoff return in the first quarter of their 17–16 loss. In Week 3, Gipson made six combined tackles during a 24–14 loss against the Buffalo Bills, he earned increased playing time after Eric Hagg had an underwhelming performance in the first two games. The following week, Gipson made two solo tackles before leaving the 23–16 loss in the second quarter after sustaining a knee injury, his injury sidelined him for the next five games. On November 25, 2012, Gipson earned his first career start in place of free safety Usama Young and recorded two solo tackles in a 20–14 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers; the following week, he made his second consecutive start and collected a season-high eight combined tackles during a 20–17 win at the Oakland Raiders. In Week 14, he made two combined tackles, deflected a pass, recorded his first career interception off a pass by quarterback Brady Quinn in the Browns' 30–7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

On December 31, 2012, the Cleveland Browns announced the firing of head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert after the Browns finished the season with a 5–11 record. He finished his rookie season with 33 combined tackles, a pass deflection, an interception in ten games and three starts. Gipson entered training camp in 2013 slated as the starting free safety after Usama Young departed during free agency and Eric Hagg was released, he saw minor competition for the role from Johnson Bademosi. New head coach Rob Chudzinski named Gipson the starting free safety to start the regular season, alongside strong safety T. J. Ward, he started the Cleveland Browns' season-opener against the Miami Dolphins and recorded three solo tackles, broke up a pass, an interception during a 23–10 loss. In Week 8, Gipson collected a season-high nine solo tackles in the Browns' 23–17 loss at the Kansas City Chiefs. On December 15, 2013, he recorded eight combined tackles, two pass deflections, two interceptions, returned an interception by Jay Cutler for 44-yard touchdown in Cleveland's 38–31 loss to the Chicago Bears.

His touchdown marked his first career touchdown. He finished the 2013 season with 95 combined tackles, 11 passes defensed, five interceptions, a touchdown in 16 games and 15 starts. On December 30, 2013, the Cleveland Browns unexpectedly fired head coach Rob Chudzinski after they finished 4–12 in his first and only season as head coach. Gipson finished the season as the 68th ranked safety in Pro Football Focus' overall grades for the 2013 season. Gipson entered training camp as the Browns' de facto starting free safety. Head coach Mike Pettine named Gipson and newly acquired free agent Donte Whitner the starting safeties to begin the 2014 regular season. On September 14, 2014, Gipson collected eight combined tackles, broke up a pass, returned an interception by Drew Brees for a 62-yard touchdown in the Browns' 26–25 victory against the New Orleans Saints. In Week 6, Gipson collected a season-high nine combined tackles as the Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31–10; the following week, he made four combined tackles, two pass deflections, intercepted quarterback Blake Bortles twice in their 24–6 loss at the Jacksonville Jaguars.

On November 2, 2014, Gipson made five combined tackles, broke up a pa

Kailee Morgue

Kailee Nicole Moore, professionally known as Kailee Morgue, is an American singer-songwriter. Kailee Morgue was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona in July 15, 1998. Kailee first began posting on her YouTube channel in late 2015, started with covers of songs, her most popular cover being "Spirit Desire" by Tigers Jaw. In January 2017, Morgue tweeted a preview of "Medusa"; that year, Morgue signed a deal with Republic Records. A music video for "Medusa" was released in October 2017, she worked with producer CJ Baran to develop a final version of the song. Morgue performed at her first music festival, Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in August 2018. In 2018, Morgue released the single "Siren" continuing the Greek mythology theme to her songs such as "Medusa." Highsnobiety described Morgue as a mix of punk. She cites Alison Krauss as an early influence. Atwood Magazine described Morgue's singing as a mixture of light and dark "like a dream within a nightmare, or vice versa." Sydney Gore of MTV called Morgue an "emerging pop star" after the release of Medusa.

Medusa "Unfortunate Soul" "Ghost of Mine" "F**K U" "Discovery" "Intuition" "June" "Signs" "Medusa" "Do You Feel This Way" "Siren" "Headcase" featuring Hayley Kiyoko Morgue is based in Los Angeles. She is open about her queerness and being pansexual, she practices witchcraft. Her favorite fictional character is Sailor Moon. Official website

Craugastor aphanus

Craugastor aphanus is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is endemic to the Sierra del Mico and Sierra de las Minas ranges in the Izabal Department of eastern Guatemala. Adult males measure 18–22 mm and females 35–44 mm in snout–vent length. In addition to the marked sexual dimorphism in size, males differ from females by having a larger tympanum, round as opposed elongated, in coloration: the dorsum of adult females is medium or dark brown, whereas that of juveniles and males is paler and with some yellow, orange, or reddish brown hue dark olive brown. More strikingly, the venter is yellowish in males and purplish in females; the skin of the dorsum is smooth but has prominent occipital folds that extend from the posterior edge of upper eyelids to above the scapulae. Neither fingers nor toes are webbed but they bear small discs, its natural habitat is low-altitude cloud forest. Although much of its habitat is within a protected area, small-scale wood extraction is taking place and the species is known from only from two locations, hence it assessment as "Vulnerable"

Hold an Old Friend's Hand (song)

"Hold an Old Friend's Hand" is the title track to Tiffany's second album Hold an Old Friend's Hand. It was the third single released from the album; the song is a cover performed by Brenda Patterson in 1973, written by Donna Weiss. By the Summer of 1989 Tiffany's popularity was dwindling in the United States and Europe; the American leg of her "Hold an Old Friend's Hand World Tour" ended up being headlined by New Kids on the Block, meaning Tiffany was the supporting artist. In Asia, however and the tour were more popular than ever. Tiffany attempted to make the song a hit by performing it on several U. S. TV shows, but the song failed to have any impact on the U. S. charts, managing only a number 37 peak on the adult contemporary chart. 7" single and cassette single "Hold an Old Friend's Hand" "Ruthless"Japanese 3" CD Single "Hold an Old Friend's Hand" "Ruthless" Hold an Old Friend's Hand at AllMusic. Retrieved 16:12, 2 May 2016