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Day’s Verses:

“In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul.”

Ps. 138:3

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“Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.”

1 Peter 4:12-13

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Too Much Free Time Alone Breeds Multiple Long Blogs

Descartes “constructed” the existence of God from the one truth he could completely verify: Cogito, ergo sum. From that he managed to reconstruct the real world that he had earlier discarded as a possible deception of his senses: he said that if he was being deceived, there had to be something to be deceived, and that was him, a mind. He then somehow argued for a benevolent being (“God”) (here may I present the opposite thereof), and since such a benevolent being existed, why would it go about deceiving poor Descartes’ senses? This God would not, therefore what Descartes saw, smelled, touched; in a word, what he experienced, that had to all be true as well. Our professor strongly suggested that we didn’t go around doubting everything we experienced as Descartes did, but it just makes one begin wondering. Continue Reading >>

Keep Clam

Part of this song in Fuffle’s profile made me so happy (taking me back to actually honestly singing it at home!) that I just had to post the song here. Sadly there’s a verse missing because I can’t remember it or find it online. Mom, maybe you could dig out that book and find me the song we learned? Anyway, without further ado, here is:

Acres of Clams

I’ve traveled all over this country,
Prospecting and digging for gold,
I tunneled, hydraulicked and cradled,
And I have been frequently sold.
And I have been frequently sold,
And I have been frequently sold,
I tunneled, hydraulicked and cradled,
And I have been frequently sold. Continue Reading >>