Friday, February 28, 2014
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Here is my challenge answer for today's Miles-a-Minute video, "Park."
Discuss/Describe a place that God has made near your home that you can go to. How do you feel when you are there? Share one thing you can do every time you are there to help you connect with God.
There is a park just down the street from my house. I never go there though. But I do like places where there are lots of trees. Or just a lot of nature period. I do feel closer to God when I'm in nature, though I couldn't tell you why. When I'm in nature, I feel the overall grandeur of it and the wonder.
I suppose I can thank God for the beauty of the nature around me. That's one thing I can do to connect with him. Cause he's the one responsible for it all after all.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Monday, February 17, 2014
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Lord, it says in Psalm 27:1 "The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?” Give me the courage to obey YOU regarding moving forward into a more career-like job. I ask for the strength to trust and wait patiently as YOU move in my circumstance. In Jesus name, Amen.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Here's my challenge answer for today's Miles-a-Minute video, "Patience."
(Also, a side note...finally got a video to play on the Android version of the app. Though I do have one favorite already so I guess I must've gotten at least one other one to play).
Discuss/Describe how your friends and family would rate your longsuffering, on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being extremely impatient)
I'm not sure my friends and family would rate my patience level the same as I would. I try to be more patient in public than I am in private. My family and close friends - those who really know me - might say 7. I might judge myself worse and say 9. I know I am not very patient. I never have been. It's my chief fault, and I need to work on it.
"Then said Christian, Now I see that Patience has the best Wisdom and that upon many accounts. 1. Because he stays for the best things. 2. And also because he will have the Glory of his, when the other has nothing but rags." - The Pilgrim's Progress
"Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience." - Romans 8:24b-25
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Friday, February 07, 2014
Here's my challenge answer for today's Miles-a-Minute video, "Eiffel Tower."
Discuss/Describe what is one thing you could do today to build up a friend or coworker.
I guess I could be more encouraging to coworkers I have issues with. I do try to be "at peace with everyone," as I said the other day, but there are certain coworkers who get on my nerves and who I just cannot be nice to.
Also, there are other coworkers, like my friends Miyuki and Jerry, who are like me and just want to get out of there. Maybe I can encourage them to go for what they want? No actually that wouldn't work, cause I don't practice what I preach there. I've had my B.A. for almost 3 years now (it'll be 3 years in May) and still haven't started a proper career.
So I guess one of those two things.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Here is my challenge answer for today's Miles-a-Minute video, "Brooklyn Bridge."
Discuss/Describe who is currently in your life who could benefit from your attention and encouragement.
Gosh I don't really know to be honest. I'm not really in a mentor position with anyone, where I could invest in them; I'm nobody's boss; I don't have kids. None of my friends come to mind.
In response to the challenge in the video itself - to invest in something that will leave a legacy long after I'm gone - I definitely hope my writing will do that. I've always hoped that.
"And that's all I have to say about that," as Forrest Gump would say.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Here's my challenge answer for today's Miles-a-Minute video, "Betty."
(Also, Miles-a-Minute is now available for Android, meaning I was finally able to get it on my phone! This is my first time trying it out. Just look for it on the Play Store).
Discuss/describe who in your life is worth imitating, and why.
Well obviously God is (that's kind of the moral of this video). But as for human beings...I'm not sure. I mean, I have heroes. Joan of Arc, Aung San Suu Kyi, Condoleeza Rice (a little bit). I have people I admire as well, like certain writers, the late Verity Lambert (the first producer of Doctor Who), Antonio Mendez (the guy Argo is about), Zlata Filipović, Erin Gruwell (the teacher from The Freedom Writers Diary), Takeuchi Naoko (the creator of Sailor Moon), the ladies of CLAMP, and some of those Christian mystics I've read about like Julian of Norwich.
I'm not sure who in my life is worth imitating actually...would have to think about that one.