Sunday, October 30, 2016

READER TRANSCRIPT | 'Slow learner' jeopardizes child's life with 'slow listening', facing 'fast death'

A work in progress; it's missing images and formatting, and a hyperlink or two, but...
...the following is a transcript of a conversation with a reader via Messenger (Facebook), which I started about three-and-a-half years ago, but which was just answered (and probably concluded) today. In spite of a slow response, the conversation drew quick reactions, this one coming just a few minutes after posting it:

Read How your questions to demoniacs about demons reflect your character to see where my 'tude factors in.

Looking back, post-conversation I sometimes forget until it's too late that, just because I've seen a thing a thousand times doesn't make it commonplace to someone who has yet to see it. I'm not talking about the hundreds of different demons that parade through my life in the course of a month, nor am I speaking of tree demons—everybody notices those. Where I may have messed up with P.S. is that I eluded to knowledge about things human scientists still call theory, others things that some call myths or fairy tales, and still others that have no foreseeable way to prove them. No matter; everything I see, I saw. Many of those things are on the blog. Considering the assortment of images and videos posted to it, if I were a reader, I'd weigh the media collection against any doubts I may have, and probably watch the scales tip in the blogger's favor. I've seen thousands of sentient species, I've posted hundreds of them here. If I say I saw Santa Claus, then, who would you be to argue?

Nonetheless, too many mentions of things like St. Nick as if he were real* to someone who has demonstrated such gross negligence and careless disregard for her personal safety and the safety of her newborn by her dilatory response to what is nothing less than a life-or-death problem, she probably believes me on the things I say to some degree, but doesn't really want to add more (especially, that much more) to what she already knows:
A still frame from a video made two days ago during a period of unusually high demonic activity, which afforded some demons near-full visibility, and, unfortunately, permeability, as evidenced by the number of sucker demons (or, worms, as demons call them) on my face An enhanced version of the same still frame (left), modified only to enhance the visibility of the body tissue-eroding worms placed their by demons and their agents (humans)
That, plus this: even if you believed me, even if you knew about these things from your own experience, how is that going to help you, anyway?


Conversation started March 3, 2013
James Bush
3/3, 7:00pm
James Bush
I noticed the scary clown in your profile pic. Did you know that some demons actually look like they wear face paint in the manner of a clown?
I have pictures of two at:
http://demonicactivity.blogspot.com/search?q=juggalo
Saturday
P.S.
10/29, 9:48pm
P.S.
[thumbs up sticker]
James Bush
10/29, 9:57pm
James Bush
[smiley face sticker]
P.S.
10/29, 9:59pm
P.S.
How has things been with you
James Bush
10/29, 9:59pm
James Bush
Absolutely, positively great on the academic end [of things]; but, bad by about the same amount on every other [end of things].
You?
P.S.
10/29, 10:02pm
P.S.
Am doing real good I have been learning new things on dealing with demons my pastor has been working with me
James Bush
10/29, 10:03pm
James Bush
That's interesting. Tell me more, if you're able: first about the demons, and then about the pastor.
P.S.
10/29, 10:03pm
P.S.
Well pastor mike is awesome
He has been empowering me to stand my ground I used to have a real hard time with that I no longer have nightmares
James Bush
10/29, 10:05pm
James Bush
Nightmares are rarely a product of our own minds. They're induced, directed, staged [b]y demons, who I think may not be as awesome as your pastor...
What kind of issues are you bringing to Pastor Mike?
P.S.
10/29, 10:08pm
P.S.
Just some personal demons the night mares were very intense
I was battling some nasty stuff am talking full on power of christ stuff holy water in my dreams not real of course but u never know
James Bush
10/29, 10:10pm
James Bush
Can you tell me about the surroundings in your nightmares?
Over the past several years, I've been discovering that some of my nightmares are actually memories...
P.S.
10/29, 10:11pm
P.S.
Am in my home all the time this demon he looks real not scarey I put trust in him at first
James Bush
10/29, 10:11pm
James Bush
...of other places.
Recurring nightmare or different in some way?
P.S.
10/29, 10:12pm
P.S.
Recurring but different
In some of the. Dreams am in a church
James Bush
10/29, 10:13pm
James Bush
If each is different, is there anything about them that indicates a chronology of some kind? Like, do you sense each one is logically next on the timeline or disjointed?
P.S.
10/29, 10:14pm
P.S.
Hmmm am not sure
See I can remember parts of it each dream more more come out
James Bush
10/29, 10:15pm
James Bush
The part of your brain that functions at the level of our natural environment is comparatively a rather small portion of that which functions in demon space, which flows at a different rate of time than ours.
P.S.
10/29, 10:15pm
P.S.
I can tell u this its the same demon
James Bush
10/29, 10:16pm
James Bush
I believe you[; and, I think i]t's probably something that is happening for real, [and not just a dream. In other words, I think there is an intelligent mind behind your nightmares; it's not a one-man show.]
The reason you are acquiring added detail each time is because you're exercising the part of your mind that [cognizant] in demon space.
Before, it lay dormant (they say we only use about 10% of our brains, right?)
But, like a muscle, with a little use, it'll be up to par in no time.
P.S.
10/29, 10:18pm
P.S.
With no doubt
I know its real
I wake up eith battle scares
With oops
James Bush
10/29, 10:20pm
James Bush
How a "dreamweaver demon" works is[, he exploits an] overlap between our space and his[, which occur in and around people when they sleep]; that gives him a little bit of tangibility in our world, and less so in same.
I'm surprised that you have any physical evidence of injury; most demons are quite proficient at covering those.
It looks easy, too, when they do it. So easy, a child could do it.
You know how the Bible says God formed man out of clay?
In the ether, skin manipulates just like Claymation puppets.
Sounds very weird, but demons can mold you and themselves into just about anyone else in just seconds.
P.S.
10/29, 10:23pm
P.S.
I believe you
James Bush
10/29, 10:24pm
James Bush
That's because time moves differently in the ether; the actual time, I don't know.
So, my assessment would be that you are actually being attacked, and that you might actually remember more than you do now—buried memories of demon-induced trauma are almost always triggered by scents—at some point.
My advice would be to physically fight back, or at least create physical hindrances to further intrusion.
Demons are physical beings, even though they appear to be spirits.
P.S.
10/29, 10:27pm
P.S.
I do fight back trust me lol I cant control the out come
James Bush
10/29, 10:28pm
James Bush
So, you're exploiting the fact that they have eyes, ears and noses?
P.S.
10/29, 10:28pm
P.S.
Yes
James Bush
10/29, 10:29pm
James Bush
Good job, then; what are your particular offenses / defenses?
P.S.
10/29, 10:29pm
P.S.
Right now ? Power of prayer but am learning
P.S.
10/29, 10:29pm
P.S.

James Bush
10/29, 10:30pm
James Bush
How is that exploiting their senses, though?
James Bush
10/29, 10:31pm
James Bush
P.S.
10/29, 10:31pm
P.S.
Sorry like I said am learning I didn't say I was a fast learner
James Bush
10/29, 10:31pm
James Bush
These images portray St. Anthony. His prayers were not answered.
No need to apologize; I just want to stimulate your thinking. You are going to have to physically fight back.
I don't have many palatable suggestions on that; but, I know a few things that work against them, if you want to hear them.
P.S.
10/29, 10:34pm
P.S.
I would love to but right now I gotta get sleep lol I have a new baby in the home
James Bush
10/29, 10:35pm
James Bush
Alright, but keep in mind I make these types of situations my priority; so, let me know anytime if you need help.
P.S.
10/29, 10:35pm
P.S.
I will for sure
James Bush
10/29, 10:36pm
James Bush
And, if you would, share your experiences with Pastor Mike. I want to know how others are helping demoniacs.
James Bush
10/29, 10:36pm
James Bush
P.S.
10/29, 10:36pm
P.S.

Monday, October 24, 2016

The Devil with the Blue Dress On strikes again, punctures head with poison-tipped lance

The various attempts by several humans notwithstanding, one demon is certainly "finally getting to [me]," namely, the Devil with a Blue Dress On, so dubbed for having concealed himself in my bathroom by wearing a blue towel, which he folded into a ceremonial robe of sorts—one that I assume is worn by assassins from whence he comes—so masking his approach prior to attack:
The Devil with a Blue Dress On, swooping in for an attack in my bathroom at a former residence [see Needle-fingered demon strikes again]
Yesterday, like all the other times, including the 2012 attack pictured above, he sprang out of nowhere—right over and off to the side of my head—flying straight at me before piercing my skull with his lance:
Mene, mene, tekel, parsin, my now-black-cloak-wearing friend; mene, mene, tekel, parsin...
The result is the painful swelling of one side of my face, and a wound where he punctured the skin:
Injuries like this one have become a commonplace occurrence for me since 2011, having no other explanation, and no evidence of another cause; even now, I am still limping from last week's poison-tipped lancing to my legs
The same doctor who came to the rescue in Double for my trouble (Stanford doctor doubles testosterone regimen prescribed antibiotics to treat the resultant infection; I did not describe the means by which I acquired the injury. I just took pictures, sent them with a description of symptoms, and then began the course of treatment.

Attacks by this particular species of demons are very infrequent, as well as short-lived; however, they are ferocious, causing appreciable injury every time that is long-lasting [see Needle-fingered demon strikes again; see also Elusive needle-fingered demon briefly captured in two videos]. In one video, you could actually see several metal rods being inserted straight into my head, the handiwork of this demon, nearly the foulest of all of them.

Thank goodness for their short-lived appearances, which is due in part to their inability to make as prodigious use of the overlap between the two dimensions (theirs and ours) as their counterpart species. Still, that doesn't dissuade them from trying. Even now, he is flitting about my head, trying to milk the last of what I inherently, unwillingly, and much to my own disservice, provide in terms of a means for demons to present themselves in the physical in order to get physical, specifically, the aforementioned overlap.
NOTE | The "overlap" and the means by which I facilitate that are described in more detail in Hospitalized by demonic retaliatory strike for power blockade], and are required for a demon like this one to attack [see Demons and their people continue to exploit, causing suffering by open portals; see also Desperate demon people make desperate maneuvers].
Fortunately, those means expire much quicker these days than they used to, and, as I said, these particular demons' ability to make use of them is limited to begin with; so, although annoying, his attempts to be more than that are presently, and will continue to be, unproductive.
Devil with a Blue Dress On; Lord, have mercy!
I believe (but, do not know for sure) that the instrument by which he delivered the blow was laced with the same toxin or bacterial agent that caused an infection after having sustained several other puncture wounds while lying in bed (albeit from another demon—a human-sized one—and not the demon that is the subject of this post). Those I believe were either meant to infect, and to be delivered in my sound sleep; it may also be a side effect of an implantation of some kind—probably, of the sucker demon kind [see Torture by sucker demon; see also sucker+demon+eyes].

I'm lucky to be able to narrow down to those choices as it is. That's due to the fact that I can recognize demon-induced sleep/amnesia by merit of its association with trauma, and that in my sleep. It causes a panic of a certain kind that rouses me as I sense it, allowing me to catch a glimpse of who is doing what.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

"I think I'm finally getting to him," Part Two

Demon-people drama: "I think I'm finally getting to him" recounts just one episode out of many, many occurrences of stalking over the years, describing how a man at the behest of demons engaged in a months-long campaign to stress me out, mostly, by following me to every group in which I posted blog-related data to my Facebook audience, harassing, criticizing and mocking me relentlessly so as to discredit me. While the post focuses primarily on the singular acts of just one stalker, it uses the evidence of those acts to bring to light a much larger agenda at work than that of most stalkers, namely, a plan to induce trauma by stress [see Demons announce specifics of plan to cause insanity] using whatever means at the disposal of countless participants and their demonic counterparts, and that for as long it takes to achieve their goal [see Demons prefer suicide to murder].

Comments left on YouTube capped a weekend of ranting demon people, unhappy with the unwelcome air that never anticipated, and that now surrounds them due, in part, to the blog
NOTE | In no rush to achieve their ultimate goal, the persons involved keep the deadline flexible to make room for smaller successes, specifically, the occassional protracting or prolonging of the stress campaign by creatively or intelligently meting out stress measured and formulated to compact more of it withinin the same time frame as the deadline.
There was plenty of evidence of this plan before that post, and there's been plenty more since—after all, it's been ongoing for nearly 10 years; but, what compelled me to introduce it to readers so late in spite of having known of the plan since the beginning, was the mistake he made in accidentally posting publicly what was obviously intended to be a private message to one his cohorts, which bragged of his progress in "finally getting to me." Although the plan was not explicitly spelled out in the message, it inferred and implied that one existed, a fact evident not only by its wording, but by the plethora of evidence found in other posts to the blog—posts that didn't make a connection between any particular event and the plan at the time they were written, but which could then be linked in succession by that latter post.

The post finishes with my publicizing of the evidence, which caused not only stress in reverse to the stalker (via embarrassment), but which resulted in a complete backfire of the intention to preclude me from developing a following of blog readers. It afforded me a complete turnaround, actually; for example, of the 15 groups to which I was then only a member, six of them I now administer, thanks in part to the mistake made by the stalker, which raised eyebrows everywhere when revealed. As to the impact it had to my overall credibility, I couldn't say; but, I can say this, it made me interesting to people, and made me look like a had a bigger problem than the one most readers suspected I had before.

Et tu, Long?
This video of Long giving his due to the plan promises to do the same, except that it brings the problem to my day-to-day living situation, which I so summarized in my answer to a reader's question, Did your demons follow you to Indiana?, saying:
Also, daily posts would be mundane to readers, who are probably looking for something new; and, like everyday for the past eight years or so, day-in and day-out consists of the same, routine physical abuse dolled out by the Voices Demons and their ilk.
After a recent rant by woman who decided to overlook what is tantamount to murder-in-progress and deride my "lifestyle" instead—one which I may have affected from time-to-time, but am otherwise not afforded by the particulars of my situation—and who lambasted me for purposefully engaging demons and their people and foregoing the much better choice of just ignoring them—also not an option—I've been thinking of ways to negate any notion of the life and person she described in our conversation.

The video below provides fertile ground for achieving just that, as does the bevy of links about daily life with Long, listed after the second video, below this one:



As an added benefit, the theme of his rant therein is reminiscent of one of the same kind described in numerous posts to this blog, and can be linked (eventually) to the same plan described above. Such posts include:
Long grandma, too
And, to think, they used to be so close [see Grandma, Long assign blame for others' demonic behavior].

In a second clip made from the same video as the first (above), Long calls my 87-year-old, recently widowed grandmother and wife of over 50 years, calls her the usual litany of the two curses in his vocabulary, "motherfucker," and, "son of a bitch," but, unlike his usual call (no, this is not his first), this one is fairly short-lived (they have lasted up to a minute or more in the past):


All of this, and on top of what I've documented in the past in posts such as:


My iPhone wasn't the only witness, nor were our neighbors for a mile around; we (apparently) had hidden company in the form of a shirt demon:
A witness to the rant the video shows, which he had to have heard, being in the t-shirt I was wearing at the time
To see more demons possessing shirts, search for shirt demon on this blog and/or read these posts:
Woman's rant part of overall campaign package
The woman's rant, which was delivered after near non-stop phone calls and text message for two straight days, at the end of which she revealed that she never had a sincere interest in her or my situation, and was merely wasting my time, and stressfully at that:

For two days, a woman posed as a victim in desperation, having been beleaguered by demons and related activity, but who, as shown by her texts, above, revealed it as part of an ongoing campaign of harassment on their behalf
Revisiting the intent (and extent) of demonic activity in my life
The point of this post is not to tell a sad story so much as to reiterate the goal of demons and their people, which, by the way, is put most succinctly by Long in this third video excerpt:


Supplementing the video is this e-mail from my grandmother about an e-mail sent to her by Long:
An e-mail sent by Long to my grandmaA subsequent e-mail sent by my grandma to me
Planted demonic weapons, entities supplement hourly, hour-long tirades
Long supplements his stress-inducing tirades with demonic weapons, demons and demonic entities, which he plants in my bedding, clothing and towels; insult to injury, and all that [see also VID | How demons attack your heart; see also PICS | Demons slowly degrade vision with new (and usual) entity]. In the next video, he attempts to do just that on-the-sly, his complaint of untidiness merely a pretext for making hand-contact with towels, sheets and my clothes either to possess them with a demon for whom Long is its entourage [defined in Factoids #7; see more possession pics in Send in the (demon) clowns] or install demonic weapons in them and the room (I'm sure he'd prefer to do this when I'm not in the room; but, I'm almost always in that room during periods of high demonic activity, which is the only time Long and demons have the chance to move around and acquire, install and deploy weapons). Even still, the process is usually all-but-transparent to the human eye without knowing what to look for or recording it with a digital camera, and then skimming the video frame-by-frame for demons and the like. The only other time it might be apparent is if an entity decides to launch ahead of schedule, as did a white orb-shaped demonic entity at the time the video was made [see similar demonic entities in Close-up of sucker demon, in flight]:


On top of that, he also takes every opportunity to fire the demonic weapons installed in and/or activated or deployed by his hands [see GALLERY | New demon faces, weapons; see also PICS | More hand-based demonic weapons].
NOTE | Sometimes, demonic entities turn tail [see VIDS | Sucker demons (finally) crawl on someone else.
Shame on me...
I got fooled twice [see SECRET AUDIO | Demons recruit Long to taunt about homelessness they caused; see also Voices Demons' mistake exposes Long's lie], so I have no one to blame but myself. Actually, you could say thrice, if you count my failure to take heed to warnings about Long by others [see Bail bondsman warned of Long's betrayal and subsequent "demise"].

If you're wondering about the what and why the hell of my living situation, read Demon people steal secretly made recordings.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

PRISON | Latest letter evokes nightmares of isolation

Lately, demons and their people have been threatening to throw me in prison, one of many things they state they intend to do, in addition to the around-the-clock onslaught of violence now underway. So, what a coincidence (or, not so...?) I thought it was to receive a fourth letter from Timotht Ross (below), Jr., who sounds awfully happy, which neither makes sense to me nor demons and their people to hear that from an inmate at Pelican Bay State Prisoner.

From Timothy Ross, Jr. (page one)From Timothy Ross, Jr. (page two)
From Timothy Ross, Jr. (page three)From Timothy Ross, Jr. (page four)
I doubt I'll say that in response—who am I to rain on his parade and tell someone to feel bad when they say they feel good? Besides, by the time he gets another letter from my slow-ass letter-writing self, his up will have long gone down (if prison is like it's always been, and if he's anything like me or the several thousand inmates I've known).

I've learned from over 4 years in the county jail, as have others with similar experience, that, while youth affords you the occasional mood spike (even though in custody), any sense of contentment or well-being you garner is brief, and is followed by a dip-down so low, it literally hurts in the physical sense. A few hours ago, I had a dream about being in jail while having one of the daily episodes of painful depression I used to have while there. Just like in reality, it washed over my body suddenly, without abating in intensity or strength (albeit only for a few minutes, though memorable enough to cause nightmares); and, like in reality, I was praying like a man with a loaded gun pointed to his head, begging God to give His full attention to my pain as I endured it.
NOTE | It's how I learned the difference between a real prayer and all other kinds, and is what led me to a kinship with those who wouldn't bother hearing or praying anything but the real thing, our mutual incarceration notwithstanding.
Very little to work with...
At a glance, it looks like he has only two things going for him: that he's still healthy (can you imagine being sick behind bars?), and that he's too young (by merit of the fact that he is not yet old) to fully comprehend the degree to which he is being set back in life (his health is being taken away at triple the rate of life on the outside, at least; not too mention that the remaining years of his work life are insufficient to adequately care for himself when it's gone). That's not a lot to work with; and, given the fact that, although I know his pain—and, sometimes, in some ways, still feel it—none of those two things qualify me to take his pain away or to mitigate his circumstances.

Come as ye are, whosoever will
Luckily, I think he may have all he needs anyway—at least the most thing—and that is his seemingly unquestioned assurance that he belongs to Christ, and that Christ gladly receives Him. Timothy is correct in that knowledge, in that Jesus demonstrated emphatically and numerous times by and through his various interactions with the people of his time—specifically, the diseased, the sinful, the hated, the lower class and those otherwise in discrimination—that he explicitly and indisputably accepts all those repentant who come to God for forgiveness through Him.

Thankfully, I doubt I'll ever see a letter from him, asking, Will God heal me even though I am who and what I am, and will He forgive me even though I do and have done what I do and did? What demonstrates or suggests that it is the nature of Christ to forgive a wretch like me?

But, if he does, my answer is prepared thusly:
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Matthew‬ ‭11:29‬
Jesus demonstrated a meek and lowly heart during His earthly ministry by seeking and offering Himself to those society deemed unworthy, and, in particular, when He:
  • ate with sinners, explaining to those who questioned Him:
They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Luke‬ ‭5:31-32‬
  • accepted the worship and plea for forgiveness of a woman, contrite for her widely known sins, and in the home of a man known for his piety, highly discriminate of such persons:
Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spake within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him: for she is a sinner. And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged. And he said unto her, Thy sins are forgiven.‭
Luke‬ ‭7:39-43, 48‬
  • stayed a woman's execution, suggesting a parallel between those accusing her and the adulteress:
He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
John‬ ‭8:7‬
  • physically touched a leper and outcast, one deemed unholy, with compassion and sympathy:
And he put forth his hand, and touched him.
‭‭Luke‬ ‭5:13‬
  • conversed with a Samaritan woman, much to the disbelief of his own disciples:
And upon this came his disciples, [who] marvelled that he talked with the woman.
‭‭John‬ 4:27‬
  • healing the daughter of a Syro-Phoenician woman:
For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of him, and came and fell at his feet: The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter. But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs. And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs. And he said unto her, For this saying go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter.
‭‭Mark‬ ‭7:25-29‬
NOTE | It was not her somewhat clever answer that compelled Jesus to heal; rather, it was her foreknowledge of the coming Christ that proved her faith (and faith being the power behind Jesus' ability to heal); specifically, she demonstrated her faith by having rightly discerned from the Scriptures that, whoever the Christ may be and from wherever He might come, He would save all, even if He were born into one culture that would not feed another even if it starving.
  • entered the house of Zaccheus, a publican and chief of publicans:
And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must abide at thy house. And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully. And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner. And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham. For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Luke‬ ‭19:5-10‬
...but, still, something to work with
Nobody who has the confidence shown by Timothy in his letter who doesn't have sincere belief in his heart. That I can work with. When God says something, and you believe God—like, truly believe Him in whatever He says—as Timothy so clearly demonstrates—God credits your faith as righteousness:
What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found? For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God. For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin. Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness. How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision. And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also: And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised. For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith. For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect: Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression. Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all, (As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were. Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations; according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb: He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform. And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.
Romans 4:1-22

Thursday, October 20, 2016

READER | You vs. the Devil: How that battle is (or, rather, was) won

The title of this post could be misleading if it weren't for the qualifier was, in that is implies a battle between you and the Devil, the outcome of which being in question; but, that is the anti-thesis of true faith, being dubbed the lie nearly 2,000 years ago
Even  him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, and with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.”

The Truth is that the battle with sin is over; the Devil has been defeated. And, this, by and through the Cross. From here, it's a matter of appropriating the free gift of Salvation afforded you by the blood of Jesus Christ, and that not by fighting a battle already won, but by doing His will (which is worship and charity and the saving of souls therewith).

The mistake of many is putting on hold the sharing and use of our God-given graces for the charitable benefit of others, and that impedes the development of the hallmark of every future citizen of Heaven: selflessness. When we know this, placing our or others' sin in the way of doing God's will is an outright failure and refusal to accept it. That happens when you shift your focus on any wrongdoing at the expense of time and energy you could spend forging eternal friendships with others through Christ Jesus. You can't win the fight against sin, only temptation; sin has already overtaken you, and is otherwise already a part of you. But, because of Jesus' sacrifice, that sin has been forgiven, and you and others are now free to do the work of the Lord without hindrance from shame and guilt, and with the assurance that any work you do will be fruitful. That's a guarantee that God backed up by giving His son to die.

If that's not your understanding, and if you're busier monitoring or controlling sin than you are doing good works, you need better knowledge. Moreover, your focus is all wrong.

Following is an excerpt of a conversation with a reader, who is addicted to drugs, but who wants to be free of it and the sin it brings so that she can be the good person she knows she can be. Because she believes her addiction to be helpless, she has resigned to a life of doing both: that is, drugs and good works. For the drug-addicted, that may be the best you can do at first; but, eventually, you are going to have to choose one over the other, because one will choose you if the other doesn't.

This, then, is my recounting of the Christian's strategy for serving just one master—the right master—by continually doing and continually improving Christ's work as performed by you:

From The Life of a Demoniac 24-Hour Crisis Hotline Facebook Page
QUESTION | How can I make Satan give up n move on.

ANSWER | Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. [James 4:7]

[That may sound like mumbo-jumbo when in a problem as real as ours, but regardless], as powerful and technological and as so-not-about-the-Bible-thing the Devil, his angels and his agents may affect, it’s about getting you to sin, and to like it. Or, at least develop a habit of it.

If you show that you can’t be plied that way, common wisdom says he won’t fight a losing battle, [rather], he’ll find someone else.

With you [a person who is addicted to drugs], he’s [just] finishing up his work, [the work he started prior to your first encounter with drugs]. You’re in the physical habit of drugs, so you’re in a habit of wrongdoing. Maybe not overt [or intentional] wrongdoing [(i.e., maybe you party by the rules)], but there’s something there—perhaps just in your thinking or the failure to act [in a matter requiring your better self than the one that is high]—that’s [warped or being neglected]. That's sinful.

He’s creating a distraction so significant, that you’re not seeing [the situations where you could let your light shine, and spending time thinking and doing about them; you are also not seeing that failure on your part as a sin that you should do something about]. In your situation, you might think that it was sin causing your problems with demons, and not the fact that you can still overcome that sin, [but didn't].

READER: That's true but I do act. I'm trying I have been to countless detox

ANSWER | Detox, rehab...these are things that don’t apply here. This is just about what the Devil is doing. Forget about how you are going to justify your defeat in the end.

This focuses on the means to get rid of him, and is followed by an explanation of his intent for you. In short, I quoted a Bible verse, and am validating it by and through my own knowledge.

READER: I am defeated only Jesus can help I am filling my life w him. Need step-by-step what I need to do

ANSWER | So, in order to have faith in Jesus [in the true sense of the Word], you have to understand what He did for you. If you call yourself defeated, you don’t even have the words right [to describe what he did. We are more than conquerers.] Being able to explain the faith so as to obtain it [and otherwise make it your faith] is step one.

READER | I mean my flesh w out Jesus is defeated

ANSWER | Sin was defeated; it will never be that it defeated you. By the end, you will have made a conscious choice to embrace it.

READER | I on my own it's defeated. I have faith.  Strong faith. I guess I must like the high. But also fear withdrawing

ANSWER | “My flesh being defeated” and similar phrases and terms used to describe Jesus and His role in someone’s life are hard for me. [They] give no practical information for someone being eaten alive, and whose soul is in peril by an entity far greater in power, to use as guidance and perspective. To just profess that Jesus will save you, [and then expect it to happen from just saying it] is nonsense. You have to be on His plan. [It's a free gift, not an easy one; you have to appropriate it through action].

READER | I want Jesus to remove the desire

ANSWER | A following of the plan is more than talking, but, ironically, starts with talking in the way you just did: “I like the high” and “I fear withdrawal”.

That means, 1) you like self-gratification at the expense of whatever time and money you have, regardless of the far better uses for it [(which is neglect of the needs of other in derivation to your own desires—all bad)]; and, 2) you think suffering for sin, whether that of yourself or others, is wrong. [You accept that there will be consequences, but you don't find them particularly useful, although God said they, in fact, are, and that you should use them to strengthen yourself against the Devil's wares.]

You do fear withdrawals, of course; but, that’s not a fear that can really be equated with other fears you should rightly have, the most magnanimous of which [should be a] fear of the Lord.

READER | My one and only true biggest fear and I am is here saying this Siri is going to Hell and being separated from Jesus Christ

ANSWER | [That's the definition of fear of the Lord, who can not only kill the body, just like anyone else, but can also kill the soul.]

Every letter that was written and now comprises the New Testament was about this, was about you, in a way.

READER | R u saying sin cannot separate u from heaven

ANSWER | You cannot be separated from Jesus Christ [Psalm 139:8]. You can separate yourself from Jesus, though. Let me ask you something: you know [that] certain things you are doing [could] separate you from Him, right?

READER | U read my mind. I knew it bc it takes away from his sacrifice n that's a lie Satan tells

ANSWER | You know that as you keep doing them, you’re taking one more step away, right?

READER | Yes. It takes are focus away from Jesus.

ANSWER | So, knowing what you are doing and knowing the result of the doing, what do you think the overall outcome is going to eventually be? You know, so you can’t say that you didn’t know. You know, so you can’t say that somebody else tricked you. [Is that knowledge enough to motivate you to do something different?]

READER | Keep your sight on heavenly things. Hell. But u said it might be beyond my will

ANSWER | Jesus doesn’t want your focus [on Him] as much as He wants your focus on what He focuses on. [Technically, that's focus on Him. And, it's preferable to the worship you'd be doing by just admiring him instead of acting on his agenda. He explicitly said that acts of worship are secondary to the needs and priorities of the subject you'd be worshipping (i.e., Him, or God). That's what He taught when his disciples were reprimanded for picking wheat on the Sabbath.]

READER | U said it to another too. On your block N that's what I meant about the focus When I say him I don't mean him but what he focused on I just sum it up wrong

ANSWER | Download and install the ShareTheMeal app to your iPhone (or whatever). Use it to “do” thank you to God, instead of just saying it in prayer at every meal for which you are grateful.$.50 a day feeds a hungry student in various parts of the world. Fifty measly cents for a whole day. If you did that everyday at dinner, you would have spent only $15 overall to feed a child for a month. That’s what Jesus wants; and, He said if you do that kind of stuff, I’ll cover your sins, even the ones that are really, really hard to kick, and whether or not you were as successful as you’d liked to have been [in the end].

READER | I also work w feeding the homeless. I love ❤️ them. N I donate my time

ANSWER | Your time isn’t important to the homeless; your money is (if I can be quite frank). These are affectations of sympathy, but they are not concrete, tangible contributions.

READER | I can do both. I don't allow drugs 24-7  I also do acts of love more than I do drugs I also volunteer at animal shelter  If I see someone in need I help w love. I feed the homeless I donate food and money. N not sympathy empathy. I was homeless

ANSWER | You can do both?! [God says you absolutely cannot.]

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. [Matthew 6:24]

Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils. [1 Corinthians 10:17]

Plus, [when you're helping others, your goal is to] develop a relationship to God [that grows closer and closer over time. If you're to mindful of that when you donate time or what-not, you're not in the same spirit as God. He's trying to bring you close; but, if you're not seeing how that works as you do your charity over an extended period of time, you're missing an opportunity, the one God blessed you to make the most of]. 

[Anyway, about donations as gratitude for the blessing of good food:] In the aforementioned suggestion, you are supplementing your conversation with God with action. That’s more impactful.

[All the charitable things you are doing are good, but I bet you haven't planned on extending your charity beyond the level that it is now. Jesus said true charity needs an aggressive, forward-moving growth strategy.]. If you read His Revelation, you’ll find Jesus meant for you to take homeless [people under your wings], and then care for them until they are functional, productive and stable...[however long, whatever the cost].

READER | N I pray w people I talk to them about Jesus. But I will share 50 cents to an organization. Not a problem. N I have taken many in

ANSWER | Are they well [still]? Think of the parable of the Good Samaritan. That wasn’t just about helping where others don’t. Duh, of course, you’re supposed to help; but, it’s really about how much help, and to what extent that help should go.

READER | I actually just got someone stable. Or helped. Don't want emphasis to be on me. I was also driving down street n some one was overdose no one would help. Thank Jesus I brought him back. I help to point of me suffering. I give till I don't have for self I'm not like most addicts I'm selfless in a lot of areas

ANSWER | You must be selfless in all areas, and to a fault.

[If you, in fact, have already brought someone in from the rain and cold, you've raised the bar on yourself; anything less for anyone else from now on will put you in danger of the judgment. The lesson Jesus wants to teach is this: don't trot out anything good that you've done in the past to brand yourself as good, either to yourself or others; rather, keep it going, so that you're esteemed by what you're doing, not what you've done. That's how He's going to judge workers worthy of His kingdom.] This is also in His Revelation, in which Jesus is reported to have criticized churches who fell slack and/or didn't do enough, threatening to "extinguish their light" in heaven. It's not that they didn't nice things, but that they didn’t have a comprehensive plan for being worthy of God’s light, and that didn’t progress their offerings or work to the degree that they should. He called them stagnant, and unworthy of being called His church.

READER | He told me just now as long as I do things w all my heart n love I can't go wrong. N I don't go to church. For that reason

ANSWER | I have to go, but here’s some parting advice that’s 2,000 years old: ignore the Devil and the demons, take any undesirable temptation or hardship as an attack on the amount of mindshare your faith should get instead. Find someone to do this with [(you have a reason not to go to church?! Unless demons are attacking you there, you should go, even if you're the only person there who gets it right. How else is everyone else going to get it right without your example?)]. There’s no ‘army of one’ as far as Jesus is concerned.

(The organization is the United Nations, by the way.)

READER | U mean cern. United Nations

ANSWER | Yes, the U.N. does better food distribution than any other organization; it can reach places other organizations can’t due to an entourage of military at its disposal. It has no profit margins to consider, so any money spent for something other than food (if any, in this case) is the de minimus amount that could be spent. They are military precise with money, just as the military can be, because, in a way, they are the military. So, think of them as the safest place to put money for charity, and the most effective distributor of it.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

24-Hour Demoniac Crisis Hotline opens on Facebook

On Monday, October 17th, 2016, a reader wrote:
So if all this is happening on extreme levels to all humanity and literally to all that exists on this earth how do you fight them. How do you break free. Besides Jesus what are things that one can do bc I'm exhausted 
On that same day,  The Life of a Demoniac 24-Hour Crisis Hotline responded:
Excellent question; so glad you asked. It's exactly what should be asked first when presented with the facts. Unfortunately, on no occasion within the five years I've blogged has anyone even acknowledged any other problems but their own; and, never has anyone without such problems expressed an interest in anything other than being entertained by the accounts of those with them. 
Readers post their questions directly to The Life of a Demoniac Facebook Page, and can also reach live help via Messenger (or phone)
The mind of the aforementioned afflicted is a selfish one, and seeks only the return of its comforts, and not one that is eager to solve problems (or, insodoing, one that is creative enough to see the opportunities that therein lay). Were they not afflicted, they likely would have been among the apathetic, callous, imprudent and irresponsible unaffected; and, I wouldn't be surprised to see them join that crowd if their problems were all solved, even though they were made familiar firsthand. 
The overarching characteristic of these two groups: unsympathetic, or apathy. They both spend a comparatively large amount of time honing their excuse-making skills that may present themselves in different ways, but which boil down to same thing: an outright refusal to do anything they don't want to do, and a readiness to defend that decision at a consequence to whoever should challenge them.
Ironically, and with just a slight difference, that is also an accurate summation of the virtues of the enemy, namely, persons who acknowledge the problem because they are the problem. When the opportunity to be anything but a victim or a fool presented itself, their eagerness to betray their country, their families, their communities—and all of humanity—came with a litany of excuses for doing whatever they wanted to do, and a weapon-readiness to assault and murder as a consequence to whoever had not, did not or would not take advantage of the same opportunity. That readiness extends to those whom the opportunity was never presented.
That's three variations of persons of the same character, to which there is a person who is the diametric opposite: virtuous. Out of all the virtues, charity is the most prominent, and is the key difference in character and motivation between the two foes. 
When advised of the problem, the charitable ask, "What can I do?" When answered, the prudent, "How can I do it?" When told, the fortuitous begin doing it, and, with great patience and temperance, stick with the doing until the doing is done; and, in and by doing, the just hurt no one. 
Regardless of your propensity towards virtue, no one hopes to win a battle when they have no faith that it can be won. Jesus was God's seal on this, His last promise that will be fulfilled before the end of time: that the battle will be won by those He calls his own. 
Jesus secured that promise for you at the expense of His blood, opening the way for His followers to discard the burden and weight of an unvirtuous life to free you to build a life virtuous.
That's what He came to do, and these words come straight from His mouth. God sent Him at the time when the problem as we know it now became inextricable from the Universe as we know it, and otherwise irreversible. He would have come sooner had the world been prepared to receive Him, but as Genesis through Malachi show, that was not to be for some time. 
Having been sent to salvage those trapped in the lost cause that is the fate of the Universe, and to save who would come to God instead of Satan, were they able, He spent His life refining his virtue to a degree so impeccably, so impressively, that He is still regarded as virtue's only token banner two thousand years later. He then devoted His life to a ministry that directly addressed what we call the problem. He founded His church, the first charter of which is to withstand prevail by the Gates of Hades. He died to ensure that those striving for virtue could approach God with any petition or request for safety in the problem, and the provisions to fight and survive it for yourself and for others, could, their sins by and through His blood having been washed away.
Jesus was all over the problem, even before the problem began. His life was God's solution. So, to answer your question: you can do nothing apart from Jesus. With Jesus, you can enter into an intimate relationship with God, having been made holy by the gift that was His sacrifice; if you appropriate His salvation (defined as the saving from Death, literally), then the answer as to the Way by which you can help yourself and others is just a prayer away; the provisions are whatever blessings bestowed upon you by God; the means are whoever is a member in right-standing with God, and is a member of Christ's church.
Don't think I don't get what you mean when you say, "aside from the Jesus stuff." You want to take action, not sit in a pew, bored, while the world outside crumbles. 
Regrettably, the crumbling of the world began in Eden, having started the very moment the choice of one man, Adam, and one woman, Eve, to defy God—a choice you would be making equivalent of by denying that Jesus is the answer to the problem. It doesn't matter the means by which the choice was made, as all things were clearly within God's hands well before then. He could've at least put a fence around that tree; but, knowing that it was in man to eventually defy God, there would have been no point. He allowed the problem to begin right from the start of creation, so that no one could say they would never make the same mistake, and so that everyone would be obliged to address it.
It is a scary thing waking up from the slumber of biblical ignorance, having heard sermons aplenty, having read the Bible over and over, and all the while not ascertaining the full applicability and relevancy of every word in it as they pertain to your life and your world and everyone you know now, knew before and will know, and those you could know. It makes you feel kind of stupid at first when you finally realize this; but, that turns to grateful the second you realize how possible it was that you might not have ever known, how you would have been a fool your whole life, how you would have failed to help those you love because you didn't know the true source of whatever difficulties they may have had, how you would've been confounded by the disappointing outcome of your life because you couldn't navigate its unseen waters.
Many say that they feel stupid because they didn't see it all sooner, particularly when they look back on their lives and see where they got it all wrong in certain places, and how, in those places, they should have seen things as they were and are, and, how, if they hadn't been so blind and deaf, they wouldn't have gone wrong.
But, I say this: the only persons who should feel stupid are the ones who purport to believe in God—who say that God answers every prayer—but who never asked, "Why, God? Why?", and then stuck to that prayer and only that prayer until it was answered. I'm debating whether those who took a really long time before praying that prayer and obtaining its answer are stupid, or are just lazy or aloof or cowardly. 
Regardless, a failure to ask the God from whom all wisdom flows—the same God who asks and tasks His creation to be wise, and promises to answer every prayer for wisdom made sincerely and in earnest by good and not-so-good persons alike, who fashioned the greatest king the world has ever known based solely on that particular king's prayer for wisdom, which was made in deference to all the riches in the world—for that very wisdom, which is the kind you and your loved ones need to survive and thrive in the mess of a world we made, and cannot unmake. 
All of that being said, I answer your question in a manner the ignorant would call more practical, thusly: start by cleaning out the clutter in your home. Demons lodge in everything, and narrow, elongated enclosures such as chimneys, closets, bed and desk and table underneaths, ventilation ducts, and even small holes in walls or floors facilitate entry. Adjust lighting so that no shadows are cast anywhere near a person, especially shadows cast by a person (in short, get nowhere near a shadow, ever; and, let nothing cast one, either). Consider cleaning your carpets by non-electric means, and get completely rid of and never use electric floor or ceiling fans. Anything that moves in circular fashion by electricity also creates portals (entry points), but with many times over enclosed spaces as described above. 
The reasons for this are fully explained in various posts to my blog, as are the smattering of places and things in which demons can be found (not that you'd look for them, but, rather, look out for them).
Having informed and educated nearly every reader as to the true and full nature of the demon problem that now exists by and through five years of blogging (although many who are in-the-know consider the blog to be a mere supplement to having brought the problem to the doorstep of every reader), I'm making an effort to transition the blog's focus from just my life as a demoniac to include the lives of other demoniacs. It's natural for many at the beginning of a life as a demoniac to think it's their problem and their problem only; in some cases, as it was mine, it was intended to be perceived that way, and a monumental effort was staged to ensure it for a long time—an effort so large, it defies belief.

The reasons demons have for doing so notwithstanding, being a demoniac is, in fact, more common than not; knowing that, and the fact that the problem is one that cannot be handled singly, usually compels such demoniacs to finally seek advice and, hopefully, help and support.

As the world's only comprehensive, authentic, accurate and relevant source of information on all things demonic (I mean the blog, as well as me), that means that desperate demoniacs end up talking to me in the end. For the past year or two, requests for help—whether an outright plea or hint of one—have skyrocketed. I meant for that to happen. No problem that now can be seen didn't exist before it was seen; I merely made it more visible by telling people where to look and what to look for and what demonic activity looked like and what demonic activity actually was. From there, all kinds of people sprang out; but, the ones I'm most concerned with are the ones that want no part of evil, and will not compromise with it.

My help is good help: I can tell you everything you need to know about what to do in a crisis, and I can simply tell you what I know without any advice for action. Regardless of which, I strive to support my information and recommendations with any relevant notes (by me or other readers), images and/or videos posted to this blog, which can be used to validate any choices you make to whomever you feel validation is due. The offerings are that strong, that convincing.

Unfortunately, because that involves things no one would otherwise do, I find myself talking to the same victims months or a year later in an even worse situation, but with the same non-receptivity to taking definitive action. I guess I don't know how to say, "Get out of your house; there's demons in there," in a way that, when combined with the heinous acts of demons against the person living in a house with them, motivates them to run away from those demons. Moving sucks, I know.

Introducing what I think is the start of a solution: a 24-hour demoniac crisis hotline, accessible via Messenger on The Life of a Demoniac 24-Hour Demoniac Crisis Hotline Facebook Page. Hell getting too hot? Just click or touch the Call Now button at the top of the page to be instantly connected to sanity and reason, eager to impart common sense on those who it might have escaped, being beleaguered by demons and all.
The Life of a Demoniac 24-Hour Demonic Activity Crisis Hotline
Of course, I'm writing in the tarty manner I affect when things get too serious; but, regardless, I take things seriously, as serious they are. For example: The first two persons to contact me via the page include a woman who wants to tackle the Gates of Hades by herself, even though it is the batting of her like a baseball by said kingdom that has brought her to a point of exhaustion. I know exhaustion; it doesn't feel tarty. And, I know what it's like to feel as if it comes down to you and Satan, all by your lonesome. Then, there's a guy who thinks his father may have betrayed the family to demons, and who is leading everyone into danger now that he has definitive proof of demons in his father's home, yet his father continues to deny any knowledge (or the ability to see the demon's clearly in the picture in his house). His primary concern is that his sister, who still lives with their father, is in danger. His concerns are dead-on right, even if their father had nothing to do with it. And, on that, it doesn't look good there, either; every demoniac, no matter any other circumstances that varies among them, has had the same suspicion that a family member or someone close to them "knows what's going on," and is either "keeping it from [them] or hiding it from [them]." Like the spouse who suspects infidelity, they are never wrong, either.
Response to the introduction of blog's companion page on Facebook was favorable, even before any posts were made to it
All calls, e-mails and whatever are posted to the page and this blog, either partially or in totality, albeit anonymously, because I think no demoniac should be fooled into thinking they're different from the lot of them. It's a lie that's foolish to believe; its opposite is a truth that's foolish not to embrace. Moreover, demons are always working up to and relishing the day they get to break the news to a demoniac they made to feel special that said demoniac is, in fact, not at all. Hopefully, any demoniac thinking they have nothing in common with other demoniacs will quash such thinking.
Questions in other publishing venues, such as Google+, will also be included on the page
If you or someone you know wants to know what I know about the problem, call anytime. Because I intend to see this effort successful in short-order, don't be shy. Any hour, and day is fine; if unavailable on Messenger, the automated response system directs calls to my phone.


Monday, October 10, 2016

TECH | Hardware-accelerated H.264 decoding for iPhone (finally)

Although referenced throughout the web, the original cannot be downloaded anywhere else; regardless, it didn't work.In spite of around-the-clock violence of the demonic kind today, I somehow managed to take what is probably the only copy of Apple's non-functioning sample project, VideoTimeline, and make it work—for sure making it the only copy that does. So, nerd that, demon trash!
A quick rewrite of the VideoTimeline sample app from Apple Developer Connection, to make it actually work; it uses AVFoundation for reading video data, VideoToolbox for decompressing sample buffer, and OpenGL for post-processing
Although referenced throughout the web, the original cannot be downloaded anywhere else; and, even where it can be found, the project files compile, but don't run on iPhone or an iPad simulator. Because there is virtually no documentation or working samples of the VideoToolbox API, developers looking to add the low-level video encoding/decoding functionality provided by the API made the highly touted VideoTimeline sample project much sought after.

Unfortunately, none of the sites that purport to link to the sample project do; they are all broken. Some developers purport to have found a copy using a very old link to the project on Apple's site; but, none seem to actually have the project. I somehow managed to find such a link; but, in order to actually download it, I had to perform an elaborate download dance with Safari, which required me to authenticate to the Apple Developer Connection as many as three times in a row, and required me to restart my browser somewhere in between. I'm not joking.

That's how I obtained my first copy of the project, and when I began to suspect that a working version did not exist anywhere—even at Apple. I confirmed that suspicion later, after having Apple Developer Support for the latest version of the sample project. They, too, sent me the same, non-working project files, purporting to have no other.

Here, then, to the best of my knowledge, is the only working version:
DOWNLOAD | VideoTimeline (OpenGL 3.0 version)
The scope of the sample project is de minimus, merely demonstrating how to route sample buffer data output by AVAssetReader through whatever hardware on an iPhone accelerates decoding. The advantages of that are obvious when it comes to real-time video playback, but might be a pointless demonstration when used in conjunction with AVAssetReader (which may or may not already use that same hardware, and which I know for a fact already decodes sample buffers—and, if it doesn't, the simple addition of AVSampleBufferDisplayLayer does).

Regardless, this should give developer's an entry point into VideoToolbox, and also give them a good idea of its complexity and performance—and an idea of just how much they don't know, but need to know.
NOTE | Good luck climbing that mountain; watch the temperature on your iPhone at about the 15-second mark of any playing video. You've got the GPU and the other piece of hardware (?) cooking at the same time.
This project was originally intended to be used in conjunction with the Session #514 of the 2014 WWDC. My version is nearly identical to the two-year old original, but omits UIImagePickerController, playing instead the first video in the Videos folder of the Photos app on iPhone; it also renders video using OpenGL 3.0—not 2.0. Also removed is the method that displays each frame in a separate layer, being an unnecessary, although pretty cool effect. Those things can be easily added back; but, without them, the project is closer to what someone would actually use in a production implementation. What I didn't do is remove the method causing a memory leak, namely, the one displaying the timecode overlay on the video window. Simply remove it and its call from the CAEAGLLayer subclass to even memory comsumption to a stable 11 MB and holding.

The relevance to a demoniac (and otherwise)
This effort was made in order to (eventually) add hardware-accelerated H.264 decoding to Chroma, the demon-finding app now in-progress; by undertaking this exercise, I can now successfully do just that without the overhead of excess and unnecessary resources consumed by a higher-level API such as AVFoundation. That is essential since Chroma processes video in real-time while users make edits, both while shooting a new video or playing a stored one. Chroma already accomplishes this without VideoToolbox, but makes it an overly aggressive consumer of resources to the detriment of other apps on iPhone. Unneighborly is not good on an already resource-strapped device.