Oh How I Need the Lord!

April 6, 2009 at 1:19 pm (A Slice of Life, Attitudes) (, , , , )

42-16297736Oh how I need the Lord! My strength fails me. I’m so very weak. Lacking in the motivation, physical energy, and foresight to be able to conquer each day that I face. And so the moment comes when at last I realize how desperately I need the strength which the Lord provides—how desperately I need Him! And how wonderful when I remember His promises: “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” “I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.” “He gives grace to the humble.” “The joy of the Lord is your strength.” “Greater is He who is in you than he that is in the world.”

What amazing grace that my God would sustain me and strengthen me to do His will. I cannot do it in my own strength (precisely because “my own strength” amounts to nothing but weakness). But by His grace I can work out this salvation He has purchased for me—because He is the one at work in me, both to will and to work for His good pleasure! What an encouragement it is to know that I don’t walk this road alone. My good Shepherd is there with me to lead me all the way—and to pick me up and carry me when I am broken! Just the thought of His tender care and abundant grace makes me want to get moving! Praise God! I may not have confidence in myself. And I don’t need to—there’s nothing there to put confidence in anyway. But I can put my confidence in my Savior and stand tall as I seek to joyfully do His will!

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Lesser of Two Evils?

April 1, 2009 at 7:07 am (A Time to Laugh) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Posted by Abigail

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Two statements concerning girls have come to my attention:

Girls are evil (Girls = evil, mathematically stated, as evidenced below):


And

Girls are the lesser ones. (Boys > girls)

So, if girls are evil and are also the lesser ones, doesn’t that make us the lesser of two evils?

Because we have been denied the ability to be more evil than guys.

Which makes us, in effect, the better half of society.

Proven as follows:

It’s common knowledge that mankind is evil. All of them. So if girls are lesser than boys (note…they didn’t say lesser what), they also must be a lesser evil. Very simple.

Given:

Girls=evil

and

Boys > girls

we have:

Boys > evil

Which means that boys are more than evil.

Here’s a good/evil line:

(Perfect) (Almost perfect) (Very good) (Good) (Almost good) (Almost evil) (Evil) (More evil) (Wicked) (Downright devilish)
<——+———–+————+———-+——–+————–+——-+——-+——–+————–+——>

Girls = evil & Boys > evil

So the evil value for boys falls to the right of that for girls…making them MORE evil than girls.

Though willing to work within the framework of two faulty assumptions to make a logical point, I now find it necessary to go back to the root for a more truthful statement:

In that, if girls cost Time x Money then the equation

girls = Time x Money (and therefore girls = evil)

is false.

It implies that possessing girls equals possessing time x money, which is rather opposite of the truth.

Two other options for the idea that girls cost boys time and money are below:

boys – (Time x Money) = girls or girls = -(Time x Money)

with a shortcut from the earlier formula we derive:

boys – evil = girls or girls = -evil

So we have boys minus evil equals girls, which means that boys are more evil than girls. You must either take evil from the boys to get girls or you must add it to the girls to get boys!

or

we have girls equaling a negative amount of evil, which would imply that girls are equal to less than evil–or have no evil at all!

What’s my point?

Simply this: most prejudices are based on misunderstanding or logical fallacies.

Note: The logic shown in this post is simply the derivative of logic employed by those > I and has no bearing upon my actual sentiments.

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