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Here’s a cool post I found in my notebook I had been meaning to post. I wrote this some time ago. I think during chaper. The speaker probably said something that made me think of this or maybe was talking about it in the first place. In any case here it is in the entirety. I did minimal editing. That’s usually what I try to do when I find something I wrote before to try and capture exactly what I was thinking then and it’s usually more powerful when I wrote it all in one go.
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Why do people fear death? They stay away from even the subject of death, giving the conversations and things related to it a negative reference calling it morbid or depressing. Should it be different for a Christian? People’s ideas of death always seem so similar. A funeral is almost never happy whether Christian or not. When a person dies we call it “passing away”. People don’t often say someone “died” but refer to it as “passing away”. If you really think about it though, in reality, unless the person was a Christian that phrase is not accurate at all. When a Christian dies he is only passing to heaven, moving out of earth. When you say “he passed away” referring to an unbeliever the only way that is correct is that they are passing away from earth to Hell. Which is really just the same as death. Of course, this isn’t something we like to think about, but nevertheless bring the painful reality to mind and think about it for a moment. All things considered, referring to the death of an unbeliever as just that is really the most accurate expression. A person that didn’t accept Christ as savior before death really has “died”. A Christian in all reality never dies, they only pass from death to life. The unbeliever in death really does lose his earthly life or body, but going to Hell really is the literal death of the soul.

Till next post.
Your faithful typer,
Yokanchi

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“The world was made round so that we would never be able to see too far down the road.”
– Isak Dinesen
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Well, it’s coming to the end of the semester. I’m just posting now to let everyone know why I won’t be posting (or haven’t been rather) in the next two weeks much. I have to finish a website and a book and a few books of the Bible while keeping up with homework and studying for finals. So, I’m busy spending all my time on that.
Speaking of which I have to get back to my website, which, when finished I will link to this blog hopefully.

PS I’m going to move my cbox to my website probably so it may dissapear for testing occasionally. We’ll see.

Till next post.
Your faithful typer,
Yokanchi

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“Goodbye dear pillow which I was once close to…”
-Yokanchi-
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I’ve decided to start posting more often and only posting a line or a few to just get a thread of thought out there. I encourage discussion of topics and this means…
COmmeNT!
🙂
So, please do read and comment.
This way I hope to:
1. Make it short and easy to read and leave time for you think about it and comment.
2. Make it short for me to post and therefore be able to post more often and hopefully discuss more with my readers.

So, here’s my first one:
I was walking up the hill to the dorms and as I did I saw the Moon which looked alot like the one in the Muslim symbol. I thought about the symbology. The Sun (or light) represents truth. Our God. The moon reflects it’s light. Often this is used as an analogy of us as His children who can reflect His light to this world. Then it made me wonder why the moon was the predominant symbol in the Muslim symbol if it represents man so often.

Till next post.
Your faithful typer,
Yokanchi

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– “You can be on the right track and still get hit by a train! –
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I just wanted to post about how great God is.

This week (and the past few) God’s been teaching me how much he knows. I’ve been realizing how much I depend on myself and don’t let him plan. I’ve still got alot of learning to do on the subject and changing my behaviour to match the reality, but it’s wonderful to realize the good news of the fact that God works everything together for good to those who believe. Even though things that I don’t like happen, the big picture (which is something else I’ve been learning in Old Testament Survey) is what’s important and God is using whatever is happening for my good. I will be more experienced or trust God more, or bring Him glory more because of the trials OR blessings in my life always. It’s hard, but I’m starting to get it more than I have ever before. I’m also learning to pray more.

Now, to what I wanted to post.

I just came back from a Lincoln Brewster concert that our school had in the chapel. It was an amazing time of praising Yahweh and bringing glory to our marvolous great almighty God. As I watched the 17 year old drummer up on stage banging away at the cymbals I was reminded of the ways in which the people would praise our God in the times of David. With bells and dancing and singing. And though we didn’t have so much of the dancing, I began to praise God all the more remembering that this is what the nation of Israel had likely done in their times of exalting the Lord our God.

I’ll have to post about what I did over spring break later. Remind me. I have some cool pictures from that and it was really cool.

But, for now, I just wanted to post about this while I was thinking about it and get it out to you all.

Till next post.
Your faithful typer.
Yokanchi

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“A healthy adult male consumes each year one and one-half times his weight in other people’s patience.”
– John Updike
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