.A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT.

– mish mash of psychedelic ideals

it’s SUNDAYYYYYY. February 14, 2010

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are you having an awesome holiday?  (:

it’s sunday tomorrow and also v.day and i’m pretty excited because i get to spend time with my family.

celebrating dad’s birthday is also a plus point for me.

i’ve been busy, hence the lack of posts but they’ll come back on pretty regularly soon – i hope!

awesome weekend! :)

xoxo

 

HINT MINTS! February 3, 2010

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it’s a happy thing to be sitting beside friends during service.

it’s an even happier thing when happy friends have happy sweets.

i had a happy sunday – hope you did too!

xoxo

 

– by Max Lucado January 30, 2010

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The Chapel:
Where Man Covers His Mouth

by Max Lucado

“I am not worthy; I cannot answer you anything, so I will put my hand over my mouth.” (Job 40:4)

The phrase for the chapel is “Hallowed be thy name.”

This phrase is a petition, not a proclamation. A request, not an announcement. Hallowed be your name. We enter the chapel and beseech, “Be hallowed, Lord.” Do whatever it takes to be holy in my life. Take your rightful place on the throne. Exalt yourself. Magnify yourself. Glorify yourself. You be Lord, and I’ll be quiet.

The word hallowed comes from the word holy, and the word holymeans “to separate.” The ancestry of the term can be traced back to an ancient word which means “to cut.” To be holy, then, is to be a cut above the norm, superior, extraordinary. Remember what we learned in the observatory? The Holy One dwells on a different level from the rest of us. What frightens us does not frighten him. What troubles us does not trouble him.

I’m more a landlubber than a sailor, but I’ve puttered around in a bass boat enough to know the secret for finding land in a storm … You don’t aim at another boat. You certainly don’t stare at the waves. You set your sights on an object unaffected by the wind—a light on the shore—and go straight toward it. The light is unaffected by the storm.

By seeking God in the chapel, you do the same. When you set your sights on our God, you focus on one “a cut above” any storm life may bring.

Like Job, you find peace in the pain.

Like Job, you cover your mouth and sit still.

“Be still, and know that I am God” (Ps. 46:10). This verse contains a command with a promise.

The command?

Be still.

Cover your mouth.

Bend your knees.

The promise? You will know that I am God.

Excerpted fromThe vessel of faith journeys on soft waters. Belief rides on the wings of waiting.

Linger in the chapel. Linger often in the chapel. In the midst of your daily storms, make it a point to be still and set your sights on him. Let God be God. Let him bathe you in his glory so that both your breath and your troubles are sucked from your soul. Be still. Be quiet. Be open and willing. Then you will know that God is God, and you can’t help but confess, “Hallowed be thy name.”

From The Great House of God
Copyright (Thomas Nelson, 1997) Max Lucado

 

Why go to church? October 22, 2009

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a friend send me this @ work today and i pondered over its simple truth.

Why Go To Church?

A Church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday (or Saturday).

“I’ve
 gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something
 like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single one of
 them. So, I think I’m wasting my time and the pastors are wasting theirs by 
giving sermons at all.

“

This started a real controversy in the “Letters to the Editor” column,much to the delight of the editor. It went on for weeks until someone wrote this clincher: “I’ve been married for 30 years now. In that time my wife has cooked some 
32,000 meals. But, for the life of me, I cannot recall the entire menu 
for a single one of those meals; but I do know this.. They all nourished me and gave me the strength I needed to do my work. If my wife had not given me these meals,
 I would be physically dead today. Likewise, if I had not gone to church for nourishment, I would be spiritually dead today!”

When you are DOWN to nothing…. God is UP to something!

Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible and receives the impossible! Thank God for our physical AND our spiritual nourishment!

xoxo

 

ONE NORTH GROUND ZERO June 1, 2009

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