Wednesday, May 26, 2010

It's a Wonder Why Conformity is the Norm...

16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
17 Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever he be of thy seed in their generations that hath any blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God.
18 For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous,
19 Or a man that is brokenfooted, or brokenhanded,
20 Or crookbackt, or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones broken;
21 No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire: he hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of his God.

(Leviticus 21:16-21)


And THIS book was the dogma adhered to throughout Europe for over a millennium.  Charming...

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The End of the Year Outlook

So, I guess it wasn't until this evening, as I was sitting in my dorm room after my summer class, that I really started to realize that the semester was over.  In many ways, I'm happy it is over.  I'm tired of classes and I'm tired of work.  I need a break.  But there is no denying that I had some very good times as well.  While some of them didn't end the way I wanted them to, it's not as though I'd rather they hadn't happened at all.  So, overall I guess I'm sad and relieved that the year was over.  It's time for summer sunshine and more time to do many of the things that I had been putting off all winter because of time constraints.

Regardless, it will be sad packing up the rest of my stuff tomorrow and shutting the book on another memory-filled year.  But, life goes on and so will I with it.  I've already got plans for the summer, for once, and I'm very happy with them so far.

Most years I don't like moving out, mostly because it means that I will need to move back in with my parents too.  This year is no different, except that I'm not going to dwell on it.  It is a negative, but so are many things in life.  We cannot let them rule us.  We need to look to the positives and not mope over the negatives.  So, I've had a great time overall this year and I will have a great time this summer.  

How do I know it?  


Monday, May 17, 2010

Well I Have to Write SOMETHING...

I really don't have that much to say.  I lot has been going on, but none of it is worth talking about.  I'm back at home for the summer.  Boredom will ensue.  I wish I had more to say, but I've been preoccupied with moving in and out for the past week, finals before that, and more stuff before that.  So, I've been up to my gills for a while in stuff to do.  Hopefully, everything will settle down soon and I'll actually have something to say.  I just haven't had the time to think lately.  There is something in the works, but it will be a while yet.