Monday, May 31, 2010

There are three blogs on my blogger dashboard. One is this one. One is an old dead blog of mine and another is Year8: The Class of Tomorrow. Every time I log on I see this blog from ... five years ago. But today I visited it instead of doing my uni assignments.
I'll just say that the visit was quite enlightening. It seems we've actually grown up quite a bit, which is a good thing, and it made me smile, which is also a good thing.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

My bedroom is about 2 metres, or less, from the kid-next-door's room. Some Saturdays her brother jumps up and down in the window calling: 'Hello?! Hello, is anyone there?!' One Saturday, when he could clearly see me, I said 'hello' back but he kept asking if anyone was there. I was a little confused.
Maybe I should wave as well next time...

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Adventure of the Day

I couldn't spell privileged about half an hour ago, so I used chrome's wonderful built in spell checker and got it corrected. Then I looked up at the post I was replying to, which also used privileged. And I thought 'Oh, he must've had to use spell check too, because it's spelt the same way as mine now is.'

I can't even begin to try and explain this awful attempt at logic.
'The heaven's declare the glory of God', but they weren't created in the image of God: you were.
-You really have to hear this is John Lennox's Irish tones. It makes it better somehow :D

Friday, May 07, 2010

Captain Carrot: “In a few months they say we’ll be able to send messages all the way from Ankh-Morpork to Genua in less than a day!”
Sam Vimes: “Yes indeed. I wonder if by then we’ll have anything sensible to say to each other.” – Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant

It's little comments like this that make me really appreciate Pratchett's books.
I just want to tell you all that the book of Isaiah is amazing.
Yes, the whole Bible is amazing, but I've never read Isaiah before, so I'm just focussing on it. And why not? Chapters 25-26 are full of things like salvation by faith, God's grace, resurrection of the dead, the proud made humble, the fact that what we accomplish is done for us by God, God planning things aaaages ago. No wonder its quoted in the NT so much. Also, comparing 25:8 with 1 Corinthian 15:54 and Rev 21:4 - they're the same. I didn't know Rev 21:4 was actually quoting Isaiah!
And that is what I've been thinking about.

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

A Snippet

"Don't let the world shape you so that the Bible looks boring. God Almighty has spoken. It can't be boring. It can't be boring - we're the problem. He's a Vesuvius of joy and energy and power and wisdom and strength and love and grace and justice and truth. He can't be boring. The world is boring! Avatar is boring!"

I laughed quite hard at the last part of this, but also, excellent point John Piper.

Monday, May 03, 2010

theuniverseunderground:  ohsweetpassion:  hcemorris:  despacito:  johnnychallenge:  d-d-d:  dt20xx:  hsmt:  ssbt:  k32ru:  mazucon:  sakurasakuras:  bookshelfporn:  somethingchanged + fuckyeahreading + bigjimspecials)               this is amazing.
This is delightfully excellent. A portable bookshelf AND exercise wheel.
That awkward moment when both persons are trying to decide if the other recognises them, before one dives in with a tentative wave.
Just happened.
Love it.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

It's funny how I had no posts between July and the 4th November last year . . .
Just thought I'd share that passing thought with you.
Which is another funny thing. I think something along those lines and then think, hmm I want to tell someone that. But of course, no one really cares, so the best place to put it is my blog where if a post looks boring, people don't have to read it.
Quite like this one, in fact.

Saturday, May 01, 2010

The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
- Robert Graves