Peanuts Comic Strip

Confidence

Bible Study: Confidence, as defined, implies "a firm belief in oneself", without display of arrogance or conceit. "Therefore, we must be careful that we are not consumed with self-will. For of all the possible sins against God, one of the most serious in that of self-will and pride. True confidence begins with faith in God, in His Word, and in Jesus our Lord and Savior. God is the confidence of all the ends of the earth (Ps.65:5). His grace is at work in you to to produce the desire and power to do His will. Believing in Him, one can truly say, "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me" (Phil. 4:13). "For the Lord shall be thy confidence" (Prov. 3:26). "In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy path" (v. 5). Seek the presence of God, for He calls us to do so. We can then identify with the words of psalmist: "The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall i fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid... Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war shall rise against me, in this will I be confident" (Ps.27:1,3). The ability to enjoy life and succeed in one's pursuits is a gift from God. When we are brought into a right relationship with Him and are submissive to Him, He then gives us joy and confidence in what we do. One's confidence in ourself must be based on a solid foundation, which is God. He promises to do great things for those who wait for Him. Look to Him and persevere in hope, confidence, and patience (Isa. 64:4). "Be confident of this very thing, that He which hath begun a good work of confidence in you will preform it until the day of Jesus Christ" (Phil. 1:6). "And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). If you believe in Him, "then shall thy light break forth as the morning" (Isa. 58:8). Press on with confidence.
Read,Psalm 27:1-3; see also Isaiah 30:1;, 32:17; Proverbs 14:16;, 28:16; Romans 14::5.

Nailed It



godiz - An apple a day, keeps the nails okay! ;-)

Later Skater



godiz - goodbye summer! even though you stayed for long, I miss you already ='( this year was great but the warm days are officialy OVER!
(here are some pix from a late summer day... Note to self: I do not skate, I just wanted to look kool lol, but hey, i always wanted to learn how to)

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1. Are you an innie or an outie?
Innie if it's cold outie if it's hot.
2. Have you ever written a song?
l'm sure I've tried to.
3. Can you make change for a dollar right now?
No, but I have one?
4. Have you ever been in the opposite sex’s public toilet?
Duh! Yea I can be blinde at times (embarrassing)
5. Do you like ketchup on or beside your fries?
I like to dip my fries/beside.
6. Have you ever been a boy/girl scout?
Nope!
7. Do you slurp your drink after it’s gone?
It happens, especially when it's a milkshake.
8. When you are at the grocery store, do you ask for paper or plastic?
Usually paper.
9. Have you ever tried to cut your own hair?
Oh ya, many times.
10. Have you ever sleepwalked?
Not that I know of.
11. If you could be any age, what age would you be?
I would rewind to my childhood.
12. Have you ever gotten gum stuck in your hair?
Yes sir :-( it sux!
13. Do you ride roller coasters?
No way José!
14. What is your dream car?
I'm not sure but... i would pick something vintage/ol'school.
15. What is your favorite cartoon of all time?
Peanuts (snoopy lover)
16. Have you ever eaten a dog biscuit?
I've put one in my mouth.
17. How many times have you flown in an airplane in the last year?
I would say probably two.
18. How many foreign countries have you visited?
Hmm.. Not that many, maybe around seven. I want to see many more.
19. Would you rather be rich and unhappy, or poor and happy?
 Definitely poor & :-)
20. Do you ask for directions when you are lost?
If I find someone to ask, I do. Usally after asking I get more comfused.
21. Have you ever held a Mexican jumping bean?
Lol, no?
22. Do you prefer light or dark bread?
Most of the times dark.
23. Do you prefer scrambled or fried eggs?
I'm not a huge fan of just plain eggs.
24. Would you rather shovel snow or mow the lawn?
For sure the lawn.
25. Have you ever played in the rain?
No, my hair would get frizzy.
26. Would you climb a very high tree to save a kitten?
I would pee on me, but I would try to.
27. Can you tell the difference between a crocodile and an alligator?
I think crocodiles are bigger?
28. What’s your favorite number?
0, 1, 2, 3, 7, 8?
29. If you were a car, would you be an SUV or a sports car?
Most likely a SUV.
30. Have you ever accidentally taken something from a hotel?
Maybe some body lotion, not accidentally though.
31. Have you ever slipped in the bathtub?
Close to a slip.
32. Do you use deodorant?
Ya, I do... Though I dont sweat that easily.
33. Have you ever locked yourself out of the house?
Sure have.
34. Would you marry someone your family didn’t like?
I would marry the one I'm meant to be with not whom my fam wants me to be with.
35. Have you ever returned a gift?
Usually I don't, but maybe once or twice.
36. Would you give someone else a gift that had been given to you?
Depends on who gave it to me and what it is.
37. How many pairs of shoes do you own?
I haven't counted.
38. Do you sing in the car?
Who's car?
39. What is your favorite breed of dog?
I don't have only one fave, I like most breeds.
40. What is your favorite fruit?
I'm a monkey but I, would say more exotic fruits and berries.
41. If you won a $5,000 shopping spree to any store, which store would you pick?
Some store that has something I like to do for a hobby or a food store.
42. Were you a good student?
I wasn't bad.
43. If you had to choose, what branch of the military would you be in?
None, I'm not for the military. I stand for peace.
44. What do you think is your best feature?
Umm... Teeth? maybe skin.
45. If you were to win a Grammy, what kind of music would it be for?
Gospel.
46. If you were to win an Osacar, what kind of movie would it be for?
A documentary.
47. Which of the five senses is most important to you?
Hearing I think.
48. Would you be a more successful painter or singer?
Maybe painter?
49. How many years did you end up going to college?
Two.
50. What makes your life worth living?
JC <3

Rasta Banana

Lol! My brother won two Rasta Bananas, one for me one for my sister, a sweet gesture even though they look a tiny bit scary haha! Hopefully they won't be poppin up in random pictures from now on.

Bible Verse Sunday



prayer - O Protector, safeguard my innocence and defend me against false accusers.


Health Tips & Tricks

Whether you drink tap water or bottle water, it's good to boil your water before you drink it, to get rid of anything that may be unclean. You could then pour it back to it's original bottle and put it in the fridge, to keep it fresh and cold. Just a little tip for healthier water.

(this blog is gonna get more healthier, thanks to someone)

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boil-water_advisory

Book Read - Got Your Back

On September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas. Millions of fans wept, while many critics claimed it was the inevitable result of a thugged-out lifestyle. The mystery surrounding the shooting-a suspect has yet to be named-has increased, and rumors of gang wars, disloyalty, and government conspiracies continue to linger. Only Frank Alexander, Tupac's bodyguard druing the last year of his life, knows the real story.
Got Your Back details the exploits of one of the most famous rappers of all time. The drugs, the women, the violence, the money-all provided fuel to the fire that was Tupac's life. As his platinum-selling, posthumously released albums prove, Tupac lives on through his music. Complete with exclusive new interview material with Tupac's mother, Afeni, Got Your Back provides an insider's view of a life gone awry.

godiz - I wan't to buy this book! Anyone read it?



RIP Frank & Tupac :-) loving Pac's style!

Super Selina

I want to thank my little sister for saving my doggy today from nearly getting strangled with the leash, in the elevator <3

Poem - Destined For A Fall

There was a people long ago
Who had great riches, wealth untold
They built a city with a wall
A kingdom they thought would never fall.
How they labored unceasingly
To lay up treasure increasingly,
They gave no thought to what lay beyond
That their kingdom would someday be gone.
But one by one the stones came down;
The city was leveled to the ground
No more fortune to be found
No one left to wear a crown.
The mighty kingdom fell at last
Its beauty's gone; its pleasure's past
All was lost they sought to gain
Their lives were wasted; their labor vain.

You can build a kingdom with a mighty wall
But like the kingdom long ago, it is destined for a fall

Unless Christ the Lord becomes your King
And ruler of everything.

—Perry Boardman

Lazy Eye



Sleepy dog after vet visit... Little T got scratched in the eye :-(
but he is better now :-)

A Bestie

What's a bestie? Well I know what one should be
 A bestie is someone who knows and protects your heart yet
 Lets it be free
 A bestie is there in good times and bad
 A bestie makes u feel good and laugh even when u don't
 Want to when you're sad
 A bestie is never away from u more than a few days
 It's not cuz they feel they have to, it's because they want it
 That way
 A bestie can tell u how special you are and at the same time
 Tell you when you're wrong
 When you feel like you're misunderstood or "lost", they'll
 Always show you you "belong"
 They bring a smile and peace to you like no one else can
 Help you steer clear from any ill intentioned woman or man
 A bestie you can talk to about anything and everything for
 Hours on end
 When you feel you're being attacked in any way they're
 There to defend
 A bestie is like fam, a loyal dog, and advisor all wrapped
 Into one
 They seem to warm your soul and light up your life like the
 Great Sun
 A bestie most importantly never makes you feel alone
 A bestie defined to me is friendship that's fully grown.

A poem to one of the greatest besties in the world..you know who lol

from my bestie in AZ, thanks for always caring and for being one of the best people i know

Grace & Mercy

Bible Study: For many of us grace and mercy don't seem to be very evident within the fabric of our lives. We see grace as something other than what we are and what we have, and mercy as the antidote to our suffering or that of another. We experience existence as loss, while living in the margins of life, outside the boundaries of God's kingdom. It seems beyond our ability to understand why or how we came to be this way in this place and time. For, if given the choice, perhaps we would have chosen something different for ourselves: a different face, different gender, different body, different race, different parents, different path, different gifts and talents. At times, it is hard for us to see of feel the presence of God's grace and mercy in our lives because we perceive ourselves as unworthy and assume that what we cannot see or feel does not exist. Maybe we cannot see it because, as the writer of Psalm 23 says, it follows us. It is always there behind us, upholding us, supporting us, seeing us through life, death, and the darkest valleys. "Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and i i will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever" (v.6). God's mercy does not give us what we deserve. His grace gives us what we do not deserve! Blessed are those who remember God's grace and mercy are always with them and they are never alone. God's grace includes undeserved favor, unexpected acceptance, and unconditional love. Read Psalms 23.

Fashion - Bright Sox


I love when men wear colored socks. Even if you can't see them, It's a nice touch.

If You Really Knew Me



Then you should have known... that I used to play basket ball for fun, from age 7-17 
(and no, I'm not good lol)

Spoken Word - Coming Out The Closet



godiz - I love this piece by Karness Turner Jr. I'm gonna start posting more Christian related spoken words. I heart poetry so, I hope you'll enjoy. Bless!