Is May 21 'Judgment Day'?

"A US-based Christian group took to the streets of Manila this week to spread its Judgment Day prediction of May 21, 2011. Volunteers from religious group Family Radio wore neon colored t-shirts and walked along Manila's main thoroughfares giving out pamphlets to passersby and warning them of the impending doom.
"They believe that the end of the world, predicted by Harold Camping, the president of Family Radio, will happen during the sunset (Eastern Standard Time) of May 21 . Camping is said to have predicted that date through a series of mathematical calculations and unraveling of codes hidden behind the story of the great flood in the Bible. He was convinced that God gave hints of the doomsday in the scriptures and that it was their job to decode it."
Am I worried? Let’s see what the Bible has to say about predicting the second coming of Christ.
"But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only" (Matthew 24:36).
Well known minister and Bible scholar, Matthew Henry, comments about this verse saying,
"We all know that there shall be such a day; but none knows when it shall be, no, not the angels; though their capacities for knowledge are great, and their opportunities of knowing this advantageous (they dwell at the fountain-head of light), and though they are to be employed in the solemnity of that day, yet they are not told when it shall be: none knows but my Father only.
"This is one of those secret things which belong to the Lord our God. The uncertainty of the time of Christ's coming, is, to those who are watchful, a savour of life unto life, and makes them more watchful; but to those who are careless, it is a savour of death unto death, and makes them more careless."
Just like Mr. Henry implores us we must be watchmen on the tower. We must be diligent Bible students and look (and wait) for the signs of the end.  Unfortunately for Mr. Camping, and his 'cry wolf campaign', those signs have not yet come to fruition.
"Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors..." Matthew 24:32-34.
The Bible is very specific and plain on this point. I believe the signs have almost all been fulfilled. God has promised to finish things very quickly now and cut the work short (Romans 9:28).
Christ is coming back to this earth for His people one day. Will it be May 21st? That would be impossible. All of the end time prophecies have not been fulfilled just yet (see Revelation 13:11-17).
The article goes on to tell us a little bit more about Mr. Camping. "Camping also predicted that the world would end in September 1994, following his previous calculations based on a specific event in the 1980s. When his prediction failed, he said his other prediction in 2011 would definitely come true."
These people have got it half right. Will Jesus return some day? Absolutely! Do we know when? Absolutely not! I admire there enthusiasm for the second coming of Christ. I also want Him to come back soon.  Jesus' most thrilling purpose in returning to earth is to take His children to the glorious home He has prepared for them (John 14:2-3). No more tears, woes, heartaches, or illness forever; but rather, joy and peace forever.
Jesus is coming in the clouds very soon (not as soon as May 21st however). Will you plan now to be ready to meet Him? I hope so friends. God bless.
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Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver is a mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend, who proudly served as the First Lady of California. An award-winning journalist and best-selling author, Shriver transformed the office of First Lady by approaching it not simply as a role, but as a job with real purpose and a platform to make a difference.  Shriver became California’s First Lady when her husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger, became the 38th Governor of California on November 17, 2003.

From day one, Shriver made the position her own by combining her journalist’s eye for the needs of real people, with a deeply-ingrained passion for service and activism, and a creative entrepreneurial spirit and vision that embraces bold ideas.  She used her voice to advocate on behalf of women, the working poor, the intellectually disabled and families struggling with Alzheimer’s.

Shriver created groundbreaking programs and initiatives that have educated, enlisted, empowered, connected, and honored people who are what she calls “Architects of Change” in their own lives and in the lives of others.  Under a banner called WE, the WE programs have successfully motivated people to get involved and unite across gender, economic, and party lines.
Under Shriver’s leadership, The California Governor and First Lady’s Conference on Women – an element of the WE Empower program -- grew into the nation’s premier forum for women, with more than 14,000 attendees every year since 2004.  The conference has encouraged women to become “Architects of Change” in their own lives, in their communities, and in the country – and has taught them how.  Hundreds of world opinion leaders and newsmakers have spoken at the conference, including Oprah Winfrey, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright, Barbara Walters, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, Bono, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Beyond her role as First Lady, Shriver has released groundbreaking reports - the first of which, The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything, is a multi-faceted project, in partnership with the Center for American Progress and the University of Southern California's Annenberg Center of Communication Leadership and Policy. It takes a new, empirical look at the status of American women, who, for the first time, make up half of the nation's workforce.  The second, The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's, was released in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association. It is an examination of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on American women. This report is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary anthology of every facet of Alzheimer’s disease – medical, sociological, political, and economic.
Shriver is also a vocal advocate for families that -- like her own -- are struggling with Alzheimer’s disease. She was Executive Producer of The Alzheimer’s Project, a groundbreaking four-part documentary series that premiered on HBO and won two Emmy Awards. One of the films, “Grandpa, Do you Know Who I Am?” is based on Shriver’s best-selling children’s book dealing with Alzheimer’s.
Shriver also executive-produced the critically acclaimed “American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver.” The documentary aired on PBS and chronicled the life, accomplishments, and vision of her father, Sargent Shriver.  Shriver serves on the advisory board of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute, which raises public awareness of her father’s legacy as a peacebuilder and offers educational and training programs grounded in the principles of public service that motivate the many programs he created, including the Peace Corps, Job Corps, Head Start, and Legal Services for the Poor. In addition, she serves on the advisory board of the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, a new institute that will serve as a national resource for the most current research and scientific information for the treatment of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington 's diseases.

With a career in journalism spanning more than two decades, Shriver has been a network news correspondent and anchor for CBS and NBC, winning Peabody and Emmy Awards. She is the author of six New York Times best-selling books.  Shriver is also a small business owner. In February of 2008, she launched an ice cream company called Lovin’ Scoopful in supermarkets around the country. A portion of the proceeds from Lovin’ Scoopful benefits the Special Olympics and other charities.

Shriver is a graduate of Georgetown University, with a degree in American Studies. She and Governor Schwarzenegger have four children – Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher. Shriver says, “When all is said and done, my main goal in life is to raise children who feel they are deeply loved…children who are kind, compassionate and aware of the world around them. If I can do that, I will consider myself a success.”
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Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver has been "miserable" in her marriage for a long, long time, sources connected with the couple tell TMZ ... and it's all about Arnold Schwarzenegger's "craziness."

We're told Maria moved out of the couple's L.A. mansion months ago.  Sources tell us she's been extremely unhappy in her marriage for years, complaining about Arnold's out of control ego, as well as his womanizing.

We're also told Maria feels Arnold has ignored her for years and she's felt terribly unappreciated.

Sources say the couple has spent "very little time together" for several years.  Maria was frequently absent from Sacramento while Arnold was Governor. 

The situation got worse once Arnold left office and decided he wanted to resurrect his movie career.  Maria felt Arnold was becoming more erratic -- more "unstable." 

Our sources say Maria's religious views caused her deep distress over whether to split and/or divorce.   As one source put it: "She's been a lost soul for a long time."
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Paris Hilton Zings Lindsay Lohan on Reality Show

While filming her new reality show, Paris Hilton gave a homeless woman her earrings. A nice gesture ... until the woman mistook Paris for Lindsay Lohan.
Whoa. Whoa. Big difference, homeless lady. Let's be clear. Hilton's response, filmed for The World According to Paris but which TMZ already has a clip of:
"If I were Lindsay, I would be stealing earrings ... not giving them away." BAM!!
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This feud is straight outta 2006. We just need Britney to weigh in.
Lindsay Lohan, naturally, cannot take a joke and is PISSED at Paris, claiming the shot Hilton fired at LiLo on her reality show was just plain "mean."
Despite the fact that she says she's taking responsibility for her actions these days, Lindsay is still whining and telling friends, "[Paris] is just mean."
"You don’t have to make fun of serious matters in people's lives to be funny."
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