Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Our Pastor sends out "thoughts of the day" each day and this was today's I just thought I would share because it's cute:

The Holy Alphabet

                    A-lthough things are not perfect
                    B-ecause of trial or pain
                    C-ontinue in thanksgiving
                    D-o not begin to blame

                    E-ven when the times are hard
                    F-ierce winds are bound to blow
                    G-od is forever able
                    H-old on to what you know

                    I-magine life without His love
                    J-oy would cease to be
                    K-eep thanking Him for all the things
                    L-ove imparts to thee

                    M-ove out of "Camp Complaining"
                    N-o weapon that is known
                    O-n earth can yield the power
                    P-raise can do alone

                    Q-uit looking at the future
                    R-edeem the time at hand
                    S-tart every day with worship
                    T-o "thank" is a command

                    U-ntil we see Him coming
                    V-ictorious in the sky
                    W-e'll run the race with gratitude
                    X-alting God most high
                    Y-es, there'll be good times and yes some
                    will be bad, but...
                    Z-ion waits in glory...where none are ever sad!

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Dear Future Husband (whoever you may be):

I want to give you advanced warning that you will do all the plunging, plumbing, draining and cleaning of any future toilets or bathrooms we happen to own. I have never had an easy relationship with the bathroom (take that however you like). Be prepared.

Future Wife

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Dear Reader:

I need your help:

So over my short lifetime I have come across several of these situations, Boy (John) and Girl (Jane) are best friends, no romantic intentions but they are each others confidants. No this is not a movie pretense or summary, it's real life. Is it healthy? Is it possible?

It’s a question asked time and time again by each generation, the older generations who have been there, done that, will probably say “NO” this is just a quick and easy way for you to get burned. After all, they don’t make movies about best friends of opposite gender who remain platonic with no sudden realization that they are each others soul mates….that just would not sell.

Why is it then that each generation feels the need to try and prove to the generation before them that this scenario is still possible, that there can be two friends who are of the opposite gender who feel nothing for each other than philo love? That they can remain friends even after both parties have married a significant other?

I have been pondering this situation for some time.  I have had friends galore who have been burned by the “best friend” role, swearing that it doesn’t work because one person will become too attached and the other person will move on too quickly. I have friends who are currently swearing that a member of the opposite gender is their best friend, the one they trust with secrets and funny minute happenings of each day. We have had discussions in small groups regarding the matter.  I have heard both sides of the argument but have yet to come to a solid conclusion.

So reader, tell me, is this situation dangerously walking on lines that shouldn’t be crossed or is it just the primal immaturity that causes us to shy away from close friendships of the opposite sex? I would love to hear your thoughts. Post a comment!
Generally I am pretty low-key about shoes. I am not one for Jimmy Choo's or Minolo's, payless will do. I love shoes, but all my shoes range in the 20$ range and I have A TON (so I guess if you start to add the prices of each one it could equal up to one pair (possible two) pairs of higher end shoes). SO ANYWAYS.......I have been eyeing these Jessica Simpson shoes for a year but didn't get them because I thought it was ridiculous to spend 60$ on them....but then I just couldn't keep resisting and they NEVER went on sale. (BY THE WAY: Jessica Simpson may be sinking in the music industry but she is banking when it comes to her shoe, purse, and perfume lines....MAKING SOOO MUCH MONEY- way to go). So I just wanted to show you the shoes that I got....

Thursday, August 18, 2011

So Many of you have probably wondered what has been going on. Several have even asked, since it has been about a month? Since my last post on the blog. I have been preparing/packing to move back to good ol’ Kingsville. My 6 months of hiatus from school and the stress of pharmacy school is up.

I thought I would just do a check up- Since My “monopoly do not pass go”- http://wordlessthoughts-pseudoname131.blogspot.com/2011/01/monopoly.html post which first explained my predicament and gave a list of things I would be trying to accomplish during the break:

Invest in expensive jeans and live it up- I think I was able to accomplish this one, those jeans were LIVED in and LOVED. Funny thing though- while in the process of packing to come back I found the pair of jeans that I came back home in ….which had been unused and dormant for 6 months. I started re-wearing them and remembering why they used to be the favorite. Different is good but old is GOLD.

Be More on Top of the BLOG- I think this was one I genuinely worked or strived towards. Over the course of the 6 months my blog became not anonymous, I had video blogs, and continuous style post. I would also try to update on music. SO CHECK.

Enroll in a random few classes- I enrolled in a marketing course. IT was random. BUT it was good to not be about pharmacy for a bit. Step out of my box.

I am working on a major project that I cannot reveal- FAIL. Still can’t reveal. BUT FAIL, is all that is needed.

Read a few good books- I did not the ones that are mentioned in the post….but I did literature reviews….HUNGER GAMES, and a few others =) and still reading….

Get a job- I TRIED …HONESTLY…I called, post-ited numbers, I even got hired, but then the offer was recanted once they found that I would be going  back to school in the fall  and would be unable to maintain the job.

The TRUTH: These past 6 months have been some of the hardest in my life. IT was an adjustment- EVERY STEP. I had to re-assess what I was doing with my life and how I was going to approach each and every situation. IT was a growing process, one that came with quite a bit of pain. BUT all in all, despite the random moments of sighs and the pushing back of tears, I am grateful. I can honestly say that I believe that God has a plan and at the end of the day he knows what he is doing, it will all work together better then I am sure I could have imagined (AND I HAVE A BIG IMAGINATION). Before I may have doubted God’s love and what he was doing after every unmet expectation but now I stand firm that regardless God is making a beautiful pot out of me =) I had the opportunity to work very closely with the youth of my church (which haven’t been able for such an extended period since 2009). It was both good/bad. Also a test of patience. But I am grateful for the group of kids who although have their flaws are also growing and watching them change and go through different stages and situations in their own lives.

I have changed. Some in good ways, some in bad. I am much less self assured and much more God assured. I think I am going to take this semester and blend in the middle. A semester of blending.

I realize this is a looong post. There will be more to come. I have a few ideas that I would genuinely like your thoughts on! I hope each and every one of you is doing well =) Tell me what you have been up to?