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Sat - Jan 05, 2008 : 06:51 pm
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1st Nephi : 2
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Things that impressed me for this chapter were different than any time I've read it before (that I can remember), and that, being as simple as it is, is a testament to me as to why we should continue reading the Book of Mormon throughout our entire lives. Interesting how Laman and Lemuel consider the spiritual visions of Lehi to be "foolishn...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Jan 04, 2008 : 11:52 am
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HD? Don't Use Vista!
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I just got done reading an account of a guy who, for reasons having to do with his own personal HD video editing of his own personal HD videos taken by his own HD camcorder which I suppose he didn't steal, decided to purchase an HD monitor. Due to his desire to experience true HD, for unknown reasons, Microsoft decided to not let him. Although ...
Drm / Microsoft
Thu - Jan 03, 2008 : 10:11 pm
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1st Nephi : 1
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Three things stood out at me during tonight's study session: 1. I wonder where the translation of the plates of Lehi are right now?  I've never read the history of the Chuch, so I don't know if it's documented there, but Joseph Smith had them, and had them returned to him after he lost them.  Did he destroy them?  Are they somewhe...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Wed - Jan 02, 2008 : 10:10 pm
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Book of Mormon Intro.
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This entry begins the documenting of my studies of the Book of Mormon in my "journal".  One of my new year's resolutions for 2008 is to read, study, and write about every chapter in the Book of Mormon.  I figured today was as good a time as any to begin. And so I begin with the Introduction of the Book of Mormon. --- I nev...
Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Jan 01, 2008 : 02:54 am
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2007 For Me...
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Today I had time to reflect on everything which happened this year.  I'll try my best to articulate my thoughts, though I'm not exactly sure what will turn up. 2007 was a year of goal making, goal breaking, and goal taking. I really hate to say this, in fact, I hesitate to even make mention of it, due to its total cliche, but it's really t...
Personal
Sun - Dec 30, 2007 : 08:12 pm
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The Power to Change
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  The Power to Change Are there tears in me For who I want to be? Humbly in meek prayer, I'll extend all energy. With God's help I can abstain. A new life I can obtain. I will hold to the rod, With my life close to God Through His narrow paths I will trod.   Can these tears of mine Cleanse all my soul and mind? With the S...
Poetry
Thu - Dec 27, 2007 : 11:22 am
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Uncomfortable Spirituality
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I was brought up in a good, wholesome LDS home where abuse wasn't even thought about.  I didn't even know abuse was a word until I learned about it from others. I went to church, had a good time, and generally enjoyed a wonderful family life. During my teenage years, I started thinking about spirituality for no apparent reason.  I star...
Music / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Dec 27, 2007 : 11:16 am
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Writing...
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I've been finding it hard to write / blog lately, simply because I have no desire to write.  I've been thinking about this for a bit, so I decided to write about ... writing. In order to write  / blog, I have to have something to write about - obviously.  What isn't so obvious is, I always have something to write about. I came to...
Miscellaneous
Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 09:20 pm
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merry christmas
kelly miller
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Merry Christmas Dear Latter-Day Saints   Merry Christmas I greet you wherever you may be as members of a church family Tonight we pay homage to our Lord. Born in a stable. Loved and adored.   He who'd been the creator of this earth. Condescended to a humble birth. And, thus we have the gift of Christmas. This the greatest of ...
Poetry
Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 12:46 pm
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints- a poem
kelly miller
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  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints   We believe other lands had visits from Christ. They saw signs in the heavens, they knew His name. He taught them, they felt His wounds, He dried their eyes. The Book of Mormon testifies that He came.   We're Christians otherwise nicknamed “The Mormons”. The Chur...
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Tue - May 15, 2001 : 11:36 am
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Rock-star Dreams
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As an adolescent I had a dream... I had a dream of becoming a drummer for a rock-band. I was told that this dream probably would not come true due to the large amount of people trying to do the same thing and that the odds were definitely against me. Well... Lately in my life I have had the opportunity to be a part of two rock bands. One o...
Music / Personal
Sun - Mar 15, 2009 : 04:42 pm
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Random Ramblings...
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Ya know...  It's that time again.  I've gotta sit here and see where the keyboard attached to my brain takes me.  I wonder how many people could do this.  I mean, I've always been kind of the weird one of the bunch - and I'm okay with that. When I came up with the idea to have an on-line journal (about the time that the whole...
Life / Music / Personal
Fri - Oct 07, 2011 : 12:31 pm
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Moroni : 7 - Part 1
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 I am SO glad that Moroni kept writing.  Can you imagine the Book of mormon without the last 4 chapters of Moroni?  The depth of explanation of faith, hope, and charity?  The blessing of Babies?  The promise and invitation to read the Book of Mormon, used by all missionaries?  Yeah...  There are some gems here in ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Sep 23, 2009 : 01:15 pm
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Alma : 40
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I just realized that it's been a month since I last wrote about the Book of Mormon.  Man, if I'm gonna finish this thing, I'm gonna have to pick up the pace! First thing I noticed with this chapter is that when Alma got the revelation concerning the spirit world, it seems that he was just asking a curious question, "What happens to the ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Oct 17, 2007 : 01:33 pm
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Microsoft Vista Insanity
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Heh... I remember a couple of months back (or has it been a year now?) when Microsoft announced to the world that the years of delay were now over, as they were finally releasing the famed Microsoft Vista Operating System!!!!!! The world (and peasants) rejoiced. About a week after that, my father called me up and told me he was considering th...
Microsoft
Wed - Sep 05, 2007 : 04:55 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 6
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Okay...  It had to happen, and it happened today.  Since this is a public entry, and I really don't want to throw a negative light on the situation, I'll do my best to filter out my emotions.  If I have to vomit emotions, I'll do it in private.  Anyway... This morning, I woke up and Kim (my dear mother-in-law) decided to make ...
Personal
Mon - Mar 24, 2008 : 11:34 pm
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2nd Nephi : 31 - Language
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All the other times I've read this chapter, it's been mostly about the whole baptism thing.  Now, I don't discredit the sermon given about Christ being baptised, and the necessity for our being baptized to make it to heaven... ...But this time, something else struck me. Ya know...  I love having chats with people about the Gospel.&nbs...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Jun 12, 2009 : 02:20 pm
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Vista Dualboot Gotcha
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I recently bought a Toshiba Laptop (a Satellite A305-S6916), and with it, came Vista Home Premium. I, of course, immediately wiped the hard drive clean, took a shower for having touched a computer with Vista pre-installed on it, then proceeded to partition it, and install gentoo Linux on it. The compatibility with Linux of the peripherals on th...
Computers / Linux / Microsoft
Wed - Jan 25, 2006 : 10:14 pm
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Oh... My... G....T (as in Mustang GT)
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Okay people.... Today at work was great, and everything.... But I've just gotta tell ya... Well.. before I get ahead of myself, let me rewind a bit... The commute to my new job requires me to drive by a new Ford Dealership, and darnit.. They have a great selection of a certain car I'd really like to own someday. Well.... (yes.. the story gets wo...
Cars
Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 12:46 pm
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints- a poem
kelly miller
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  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints   We believe other lands had visits from Christ. They saw signs in the heavens, they knew His name. He taught them, they felt His wounds, He dried their eyes. The Book of Mormon testifies that He came.   We're Christians otherwise nicknamed “The Mormons”. The Chur...
Poetry
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Sat - Jan 19, 2008 : 05:50 pm
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1st Nephi : 11 - Do You Believe?
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As soon as the angel of God knew Nephi's purpose and desire, the first question he asked him was "Do you believe?". I think that's a fairly important question, which we should ask ourselves each day.  If we are being tempted and we ask ourselves that question, to which we already know the answer, I can promise you the tempter's pow...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Wed - Mar 05, 2008 : 10:44 pm
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2nd Nephi : 18
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One part of this chapter possibly made sense to me, although I could be totally wrong. Okay, two parts did. The first is verses 8 - 13.  It seems to me that these verses are talking about the kingdom of Judah.  Though they may assemble themselves and try, they will ultimately fail unless they begin to fear God.  (again, could b...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Jan 24, 2008 : 07:01 pm
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Focus Becomes Reality
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Ya know... Chatting with good friends has its benefits.  Just like think-tanks and collegeate consortiums are good for concerted cognation, a good conversation with a concerned cohort can be just as contenting. I think I've mentioned this before in my journal, but in talking with a good friend of mine, I hadn't made the connection with just...
Lds / Spiritual
Mon - Aug 27, 2007 : 02:30 pm
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FCKeditor - Thank You!
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I've just gotta say....  Man alive, I love open source.  I've also gotta pay my dues. ILMJ uses a wonderful open source editor called fckeditor.  It is simply amazing.  I haven't done much with it, but without it - this website wouldn't even be close to being usable yet. I just got done configuring the image-upload process, an...
I Love My Journal / Personal
Sat - Jan 26, 2008 : 10:06 pm
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1st Nephi : 16 - Holy Cow
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I'm not entirely sure where to even begin with this chapter.  So many good stories are found in this one, which can easily be likened to our own lives and our own times.  Various lessons come to mind.... For example, verses 1 through 3 are a magnificent litmus test of personal righteousness.  When someone comes at you and truthfull...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sat - Nov 05, 2011 : 06:23 pm
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Writing for Nano
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Today I started my entry titled Lost In The Past for Nano month. This is where writers try to write 50,000 words in one month. Mine is a young adult novel. Here is the synopsis for it. Lost in the Past Synopsis   Her millionaire father thought it would be great to raise her without the problems of today, so he builds a house free of elec...
Everyday Thoughts / Family / Fun / Personal / Writing / Young Adult
Mon - Aug 18, 2008 : 04:42 pm
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My Mom is a superwoman
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My mom Is the best mom in the world. My mom is a super woman to me. We used to live in the hood .I really loved it but now we are out of the hood im not mad but my mom tried.And Im so proud of her . Now we are moving on to bigger and better things. My mom is a beautician. I love you mom forever and ever. ...
Sat - Aug 04, 2007 : 06:55 pm
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When You Care...
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Today I had an interesting thought.  It's a question that possibly has thousands of answers, but, since I'm on a pensive streak, I thought I'd write down some of what I came up with. The thought was "How do you tell if someone cares for you?", which also spawned the thought, "How do I tell if I care for someone else?", whi...
Thu - Dec 31, 2009 : 11:04 pm
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Drum Cover : Green Day - Basket Case
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Will the craziness ever end?  I thought for sure, I'd be too busy today to do another cover, but around 4:00pm, I got bored, the kids were occupied or asleep, and my wife was reading, so...  Down to the studio I go! Hope you all like this cover.  It's one of the better ones I've done.  I missed a couple of hit-accurate fills,...
Audio / Drums / Music / Video
Fri - Feb 29, 2008 : 12:36 am
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2nd Nephi : 13
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There are portions of this chapter where I think it is referring to our day, or the latter-days.  I'm not sure, though. Man, to understand this Isaiah stuff, I've really gotta be in a super-spiritual, "yearning after truth", mood or it just doesn't make much sense. The latter verses I find interesting simply because they are so f...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual