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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...
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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...
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Wed - Jan 23, 2008 : 09:47 pm
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1st Nephi : 15
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After reading this chapter for no more than 30 seconds, I simply must type. I love verse 3. Many, many times have I been in a doctrinal discussion with someone and the other person just can't "get" what a scripture or principle means.  Verse 3 could explain why that happens to us. Some things we just can't understand without th...
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Tue - Jan 22, 2008 : 10:06 pm
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1st Nephi : 14
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When I sit and think about what I just read, the 14th chapter of 1st Nephi is pretty crazy. Just a few points... The majority of the chapter is all about the "mother of abominations" and the "whore of all the earth". I believe it's written here to clarify the impact this (these) church(es) has (have) had upon the plain and...
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Tue - Jan 22, 2008 : 12:40 pm
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Microsoft Cares ... Really.
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No, seriously, people...  Microsoft really does care....  loads and loads of caring! They care so much ABOUT MONEY it makes me sick. I just got done reading this article and I'm left with a feeling of sickening "awe" at how greedy Microsoft really is. Lately, I've been following a story about a group of people in a project...
Computers / Linux / Microsoft
Mon - Jan 21, 2008 : 10:26 pm
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1st Nephi : 13
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Where do I even begin with this chapter? I remember reading it and understanding it for the first time during my mission.  It was really cool realizing that all of this stuff in this chapter is written about in history books!  It talks about Christopher Columbus discovering America, the Revolutionary War, the Bible, the coming of the Bo...
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Sun - Jan 20, 2008 : 11:01 pm
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1st Nephi : 12 - Beautiful Yet Horrible
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I had forgotten that in this chapter, Nephi sees the Lord descend from heaven to the people who would be born from Nephi. I put myself in his situation, and quite honestly , I have no idea how I would react.  It would be so supremely surreal - seeing your kids' kids' kids' kids, and then seeing the Savior of the world show himself unto them....
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
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...
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Wed - Jan 16, 2008 : 10:14 pm
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1st Nephi : 10
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First Nephi Ten... I'm not really in a spiritual mood right now, which really is unfortunate because I know this chapter has some spiritual meat to it. One thing I can write, is when I read this chapter during my mission, and even before, I always found myself focusing on Nephi's desire to see the things his father did (in verse 17). He didn'...
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Tue - Jan 15, 2008 : 10:00 pm
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1st Nephi : 9 - Blind Faith
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Two things for tonight's study: I believe the purpose of this chapter is the same as chapter 6:  To give purpose behind the Book of Mormon.  The things Nephi is writing are things of God - things pertaining to the ministry of the people in those days. I love verse 5.  It reminds me of when Adam was commanded to build an alter and...
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Tue - Jul 20, 2010 : 11:37 am
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Kaelynn Allred - Back To Love
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The studio has been busy as ever, and some improvements are coming down the pipeline, but before we get to that, let me say that I had the privilege of working with another wonderful young lady last week. Kaelynn Allred's new song, "Back To Love" is about as cute as they come.  Tying sweet themes from nursery rhymes into a smile-in...
Music
Sun - Sep 02, 2007 : 04:24 pm
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Grace vs. Works
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I just got back from a Presbyterian church meeting with Henry, Kim, Julia, Sarah, myself and our two kids.  It was quite interesting. We walked in there about 5-10 minutes late, and went forward until we were sitting like 5 rows back from the front. A full band of 7 people was playing on a stage and was sounding quite wonderful, actually.&...
Lds / Personal
Sun - Mar 27, 2011 : 11:27 pm
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Updated Audiofire12 + Gentoo
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 So, I wrote a few days ago how I was able to get my new echo audiofire12 working under gentoo Linux with the old firewire stack.  Well, I couldn't leave well-enough alone, so I tried my hand at updating my kernel and using the new stack.  Turned out there were a few caveats that, without some external help from a great person in the...
Audio Hardware / Gentoo / Linux
Tue - Mar 11, 2008 : 09:45 pm
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2nd Nephi : 20
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To tell you the truth, I didn't get much out of the scriptures tonight.  There was a verse from which I thought I could derive meaning. Verse 15. The ax depends on him that wields it for its strength.  Alone, it is nothing but wood and metal.  Used by a person, it can become a powerful tool.  Same thing with a saw. I took ...
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Sun - Aug 22, 2010 : 11:26 pm
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gentoo mp3 tag editor
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I just spent 20 minutes trying to find a good console-based mp3 tag editor in gentoo, and was surprisingly fruitless in doing so. After using the wonderful "equery belongs" command tied to an editor I use on my server (but couldn't remember where it came from), the program mp3blaster came up. Although mp3blaster claims to just be an m...
Audio / Gentoo / Linux
Thu - Jun 23, 2011 : 10:53 am
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Ether : 2
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 It's quite obvious that this chapter is speaking to anyone and everyone (throughout all time) who lives on this land.  Verses 9,10, and 12 are especially insightful. "What will ye that I should do that ye may have light in your vessels?" I love that question.  I never noticed outright that right after the Lord poses th...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Sep 23, 2007 : 03:27 pm
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Texture Extraction
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Using The Gimp to remove low frequency data from an image. When I take a picture of something I would like to use for texture, there is often a slight change in the color across the entire image. I want to keep the detail, but make the overall color even across the image. This is a picture of dusty rain marks on the hood of my car: It is l...
Wed - Feb 13, 2008 : 11:28 pm
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2nd Nephi : 4 - Nephi's Psalm
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First, a question. In verse 15, Nephi states that he delights in the scriptures, and that he writes them according to the spirit.  Well...  That leads me to question whether or not he realized he was a prophet or not.  Very interesting, and possibly stupid, question (maybe he already knew about D&C 68:4). Now, the chunk of ...
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Tue - Feb 09, 2010 : 05:00 pm
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Alma : 59
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Okay...  First question about this chapter which really intrigues me is this:  Why would Moroni immediately assume wickedness on the part of the Nephites as soon as Nephihah was taken over? I don't ask this question rhetorically, or sarcastically because if I were him, I guess I could think of a thousand other reasons why a city would g...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
Fri - May 02, 2008 : 11:27 am
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Gen. Conf. - Living Church - Eyring
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"God's people have not always been worthy of the marvelous experience we have shared today. The Apostles, after the Ascension of Christ, continued to exercise the keys He left with them. But because of disobedience and loss of faith by the members, the Apostles died without the keys being passed on to successors. We call that tragic episode &q...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
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Sat - Jul 14, 2007 : 02:04 am
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Music... again.
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It's 2:00am and I'm sitting down here writing and recording music.  I'm trying to do some really relaxed "Trance" music, and .... I'm not entirely sure how it's gonna turn out, but it feels good being able to record music again. I don't even have a name for the song I've been working on for the last month, but... it'll come when it'...
Mon - Jun 16, 2008 : 04:51 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Best Investment - Child
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For some reason, I love the commandment of paying tithing.  It's probably one of the top 10 commandments of which I have a burning testimony. I love this quote (as well as Jacob 2:19) "President Heber J. Grant stated, “I want to say to you, if you will be honest with the Lord, paying your tithing and keeping His commandments, He...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Jan 22, 2008 : 10:06 pm
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1st Nephi : 14
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When I sit and think about what I just read, the 14th chapter of 1st Nephi is pretty crazy. Just a few points... The majority of the chapter is all about the "mother of abominations" and the "whore of all the earth". I believe it's written here to clarify the impact this (these) church(es) has (have) had upon the plain and...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Aug 28, 2007 : 08:42 pm
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ILMJ Gets Comments!
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Yes!  You can now comment on public blog entries at ILoveMyJournal.com! I wrote the whole process from scratch, so some of the methods used to keep bots away might be new to you.  Here's the skinny: First off, nothing is required except the comment and the human-test answer.  I'm not sure if this is gonna stick or not, but I co...
I Love My Journal
Wed - Sep 12, 2007 : 02:00 pm
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Doctrine of Peace
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Due to recent events in my life, I've been feeling a little like the waves constantly lapping at the shore - in motion or at unrest.  I know the sounds of the ocean usually bring a feeling of peace, but .... not if you're in the water.... :) Anyway...  This feeling of unrest has brought on a bunch of thoughts and ponderings to me as I'...
Lds / Spiritual
Thu - Aug 16, 2007 : 11:27 pm
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Could Something Be Happening?
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Lately, I've been feeling quite the spiritual outpouring from heaven upon me.  It happened about ....  Let's say last Friday (the 10th).  I'm not entirely sure what this means, but I've been happier, more settled emotionally, more productive at work, and ....  Just really anxious to be about a good cause. I think now would be a...
Personal / Spiritual
Sat - Aug 04, 2007 : 07:13 pm
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ILMJ RSS Feed!
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One other thing. ILoveMyJournal now has an RSS feed for the main page content.  Soon, we'll be adding categories to the blogs as well as categorized RSS feeds. Also, eventually, we'll be getting the ability to post comments on blog entries. I love this site. :)...
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...
Wed - Jan 23, 2008 : 09:47 pm
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1st Nephi : 15
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After reading this chapter for no more than 30 seconds, I simply must type. I love verse 3. Many, many times have I been in a doctrinal discussion with someone and the other person just can't "get" what a scripture or principle means.  Verse 3 could explain why that happens to us. Some things we just can't understand without th...
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Tue - Mar 04, 2008 : 10:44 pm
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2nd Nephi : 16 & 17
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Reading these two chapters didn't leave me with much spiritual insight, as I didn't understand much of it. That said, I did, however, really feel the Spirit while reading them.  I yearned to know what the words meant.  I wanted to study them more....  Oddly enough,  I find myself wanting to study them more, yet kind of scared ...
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