Monthly Archives: April 2010

Birthdays, School and Matters of Importance

Hello? Is anyone there? Even if there isn’t, there are a few things I want to say.

First: Today is my birthday, complete with snow storms, high winds and the return of Mr. Bean from a trip for work. We’re going to go eat gluten-free pizza for dinner and I am terribly excited.

Second: I am ALMOST done school. I have a 30 minute presentation + 15 minutes for questions at 11:30 tomorrow morning that is essentially a defence of our design project. Then I will officially be and EIT (Engineer – in – training.) I have almost scaled the mountain that seemed impossible last September and I’ve learned a lot along the way.

Third: I going on a well deserved vacation in less than a week and I’m very grateful that the volcano has stopped spewing out ash as we’re going across the pond! I have been looking forward to it since we booked in last January.

Fourth: If you haven’t seen any of the parody videos by The Key of Awesome, you are missing out. I’ve been on a listening to Lady Gaga kick lately, so it seems appropriate to share the parody of telephone:

What’s something exciting that’s happening in your life right now?

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Good Friday

Today, over two thousand years ago, my Savior died on the cross for the forgiveness of my sins and the sins of the world (John 1:29). He did it so that we could be reconciled to God and have a relationship with Him (2 Corinthians 5:17-21). Through this, we live us Grace, not Law (Romans 6:14).

The verse that speaks to me the most is:

The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. Mark 15:38

because Jesus died so that we could have a direct relationship with Him and the Father, that God is available to and for everyone with no intermediary and that He will be with us always.

Have a blessed Good Friday.

Photo from the Stations of the Cross in Radium Hot Springs, BC.

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