By the way, here are my Chapel notes for today:
Theme: Fasting / Isaiah 58:12
Fasting can be an outward action without the proper inner attitude. Christ is seeking consistent inner attitudes/convictions.
Fasting doesn't need to always be "Absolute Fasting" (giving up water, food, etc). Fasting is simply a sacrifice ... i.e. giving up the internet, radio, or soda ...Fasting promotes:
- Decide on your purpose.
- Decide on what type of fast; Absolute, partial, etc
- Ask God for assistance
- Prepare yourself (REST!)
- Prepare [your mind/heart] to hear/receive God's message/will
- Don't over do the "break-fast" part ... no All-You-Can-Eat Buffets
- What will You give up?
- Right now at FCC we are in the middle of a 40 days of Sacrifice event ... an opportunity for each of us to sacrifice something -- in appreciation of the sacrifice made by Christ, in devotion of wanting to draw closer to his will, and in dedication to ourselves in setting a goal and ...
- Satur' Sundur' day, tis Blah
- Gah! I am so sick of the emotional crap. My Saturday and Sunday should have been better, but they weren't. The bitter taste of arguments and depression and frustration is still in my mouth and it leaves no room for me to focus on the few positive things that happened. Let's just skip these couple ...
- Hello, Fifth Avenue
- So, apparently there is a new reason for me to want to visit New York again. The (unbelievably) 24-hour 365-day Apple Store on Fifth Avenue! That's right ... this baby is set to never close. So when you decide you are in the mood for a juicy iPod Nano or a beefy PowerMac G5 after ...
- Happy Birthday Margie!
- It is Jessica's idea, but this is what I drew up for Margie's birthday. I did an initial version, then worked ye ol tracing paper overlay magic to clean it up before a proper scan. I still don't know where the quote is from, but I like it: "One by one, the penguins slowly steal my ...
- New Movie Quiz!
- Jodie has made a new Movie Quiz contest for all to enjoy. The winner (or possibly winners) will receive their choice of an original piece of artwork by yours truly. Head on over and play ... may the force be with your best guesses! Click here to view the quiz. ...