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  1. Do you believe in romance??

    by , October 9th, 2014 at 12:18 AM
    KenThomas suggested I blog this reply. Considering that I haven't written a blog in eleventy billion years, why not?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shouryu View Post
    Romance and love are two different things.

    Romance is what the world wants you to believe what love is: Nicholas Sparks, Disney, Valentine's Day, etc.
    --Kissing in the rain
    --Rose petals and champagne
    --"Noooo, YOU hang up first! *giggle*"
    --Moonlight serenades

    Actual love is too busy for that stuff. Because
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  2. To die is gain...

    by , January 26th, 2014 at 06:39 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Shouryu View Post
    My pastor is currently teaching out of Philippians, which as many of you here know is a book that is dear to my heart. I felt like sharing with you some of what I was reminded of today.


    Phil 4:19-26
    For I know that this will turn out for my deliverance [Paul and Timothy are imprisoned as they write this] through your prayer and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, according to my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness,
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  3. Uncomfortable

    by , December 29th, 2013 at 05:14 AM
    I wonder if this place has supplanted anything I ever did in Facebook or LiveJournal.

    I'm not certain what's off with me today. Or yesterday. It's definitely been a two day thing. You know, when you're lying in bed, and after a minute or so, you flop over...a minute later, back to the position you were in before...then flop the other direction...shift your hips...curl up...straighten out...

    Nothing is definitively WRONG, per se, but...but I am...bothered. Restless. (Which ...
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  4. Streams of Consciousness & Thoughts~~~

    by , November 28th, 2013 at 02:02 PM
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    A blessed and happy Thanksgiving to both my American comrades and to our many brothers and sisters who do not celebrate this holiday with us. As Jilly has already pointed out (through blog posts from Angie and I), we should always be thankful just be called children of the most high God. Even in our darkest hours, we are blessed; it's just hard to see that sometimes.

    Today, I am blessed to be surrounded by loving parents, a brother, a nephew and sister-in-law. Yesterday, I was blessed
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  5. Big changes, big blessings!

    by , August 12th, 2013 at 02:57 AM
    As things have changed over the summer, mainly stemming from my colleague/roommate's marriage and relocation, I have been left in a precarious situation.

    The challenges at work have been well documented. If anything, those are the challenges I feel best equipped to tackle! It has been exhausting to work alone, but I feel that I am getting things done. The biggest headache at work? Having to transport large items. It's common for band directors to own trucks or SUVs specifically ...
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