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Sun - Jan 06, 2008 : 09:31 pm
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Song - Livin' Right
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Okay.  I've been working on a song since a while back, actually... I wrote the lyrics on the same night I wrote this entry. Anyway... It's just about done.  All I'm waiting for now is some seriously kicking piano tracks from my good friend Scott.  As soon as I receive those, I'm all but sure they'll kick bootie, and I'll incoropor...
Audio / Music / Personal
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...
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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
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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 ...
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Mon - Jul 20, 2009 : 06:21 pm
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Alma : 35
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I noticed in this chapter that even though many threatenings were made to the king of the land of Jershon (most likely an Ammonite), he didn't seem to care at all.  His concentration was on the many poor people of the Zoramites who were coming to his city. Eventually, I believe this action was the tipping point for the wars forthcoming throu...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Spiritual
Wed - Jul 15, 2009 : 11:40 pm
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Resonating Dance on Addiction
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I've been watching "So You Think You Can Dance" now for about 3 years.  For me, I think it's better than American Idol.  These young people are .... amazing. Well, a couple of weeks ago, there was a dance done which had the theme of "addiction".  It was done by Mia Michaels and the two dancers who danced were fa...
Life / Video
Mon - Jun 02, 2008 : 02:55 pm
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Gen. Conf. - 12YrOld Deacon - Madsen
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The beginning of this talk was set by talking about the experience President Gordon B. Hinckley had as a deacon.  He spoke of the moving power of the men singing "Praise To The Man", at a Stake Priesthood Meeting. While reading that experience, my mind immediately turned back to a very similar experience I had when beginning my mis...
General Conference / 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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Tue - Feb 01, 2011 : 10:40 am
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3 Nephi : 22 - 23
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Chapter 22 was another toughy, but I figure I'm gonna better my life if I read and am only able to type a tiny bit, rather than not read at all. I guess my brain is still getting over this sickness, because I find it difficult to do any critical thinking.  Anyway... I found it interesting the bit about "more are the children of the de...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Oct 20, 2009 : 07:37 am
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Alma : 41
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My first question comes from the first verse.  "Why would anyone be 'worried' about the law of restoration?"  Well...  Let's take it from the potential perspective of someone in Corianton's situation.  I guess if I had sinned with a harlot while I was on my mission, I might be a bit worried that the whole "what ye...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Fri - Jun 13, 2008 : 10:43 pm
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2008 - Roth Memorial - Saturday
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Well...  The video says it all, but for those of you who don't want to watch it, here's the low-down. Woke up Saturday and it rained for about 4 hours, so Plan B only got to play one set.  The set we played absolutely rocked, and I can't wait to get the footage from the videographer who shot the set (I'll be putting up snippets for sur...
Audio / Cars / Music / Personal
Wed - Sep 17, 2008 : 08:07 pm
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Asked Out
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OK, so my family had this stupid wager about when I'd be asked out right.... Well I wagered 3 months, cuz you know I'm ME. But my family all wagerd two to the three weeks, I even had some guy wager! But I just stayed here and tryed to stay focused on my work, home work, yard work, house work all that junk. I started talking to my friend who've I've...
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 - Nov 17, 2009 : 04:04 pm
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Clockwork vs Groove
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From the first memories I have, my life has been lived through rhythm.  There has always been an inherent "groove" of my life.  From walking down the sidewalk after school when I was in Jr. High, pacing the rhythm of the lines in the cement, and timing my steps accordingly, keeping the "1,2,3,4" clock in my head going ...
Audio / Drums
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Fri - Oct 19, 2007 : 12:24 pm
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What is Fasting ... Really...
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Ya know...  I didn't quite know what to write about today, but I knew I had to write about something.  Some days, I've just got to write. Fasting.  Fasting, to me, is simply going without food or water for a duration of time with the purpose of showing God I am willing to sacrifice something which is very important to me, having h...
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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. :)...
Thu - Jul 19, 2007 : 10:48 pm
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Fires in Utah / Gratitude
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Well...  It seems that all of Utah is on fire.  I mean... Almost literally.  Currently there are 5-6 fires raging on in various parts of Utah, the extreme north, to the extreme south.  One has consumed 18,000 acres so far.  Insane... Why do I find this interesting?  Well, it's just interesting that one of the "si...
Mon - Aug 27, 2007 : 10:18 am
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Important Mythtv configs
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I upgraded all of my boxen yesterday, including my main server (which now has successfully become my slowest machine).  As you probably know, I run gentoo on everything. When I built my mythtv-based home-theater in my basement about 2 years ago, I spent about 2 months configuring my server to handle everything I needed it to.  I didn't d...
Gentoo / Linux
Sun - Oct 21, 2007 : 02:05 am
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Mustang's Fog-lights?
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I simply must blog about this - quickly. When I arrived home from a trip through some pretty insane snow tonight, I simply had to test a theory I had about my 2007 Mustang GT's headlights vs. fog-lights.  (Apart from the chance to drive like a maniac in the snow, which I absolutely love) So, I get my car going about 25 down a very lowly-li...
Cars / Miscellaneous
Wed - Mar 19, 2008 : 12:16 am
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2nd Nephi : 26 - Part 2
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Ya know, I sure am glad that Nephi wrote verse 22 of this chapter.  In all of scripture, this is the only chapter which uses the word "flaxen" to describe the way Satan tempts us. Flax is a fiber from a plant which is used to make linen.  Linen isn't known for its strength. Satan indeed does "lead us" with very ent...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
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...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Mar 02, 2008 : 11:51 pm
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2nd Nephi : 14 & 15
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To be honest, about 80% of these two chapters made no sense to me at all.  I didn't put forth my best effort to understand, but I really did concentrate. A couple of verses made a lot of sense to me due to the state of the world we live in. Chapter 15 verses 20-23.  You know it's a bad day when people in general accept wickedness as r...
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Fri - Feb 01, 2008 : 01:29 am
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1st Nephi : 20
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I've often wondered why Nephi included the portions of scripture containing the writings of Isaiah. I remember one time during my mission when I was reading the stuff in 2nd Nephi and it actually made sense, but I didn't write any of it down, so.... it still makes no sense to me. Only one verse out of this chapter gave me any inspiration at all...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 12:46 pm
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints- a poem
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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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