Thursday, September 21, 2006

Morning Update & Misc

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Hey guys, I found a cool website featuring Bible stories made from Lego building blocks. It is a lot cooler than it sounds. Here is the link:

It turns out DirecTV can’t install here either. The trees are too big. I’d rather have the trees but would like to have satellite too. Looks like its Time-Warner Cable but a DVR is still available. They are coming out Friday to set us up. There is a cable box on the wall of the house so we know it will work. The electrician is coming on Friday to get started and the heating and cooling people hopefully early next week. They have to replace all of the ductwork as well as add the heat pump. It was pretty hot and humid day before yesterday and yesterday was cool and nice all day. This morning is actually pretty chilly. The last couple of days felt like late October in Boise. We are hoping and believe it will last a couple of months. The Farmer’s predicts a heavier than normal snowfall this winter and especially around Christmas but we like that as long as we have heat. Here is a list of the Average yearly rainfall in inches for a few cities:

Boise, ID 12.11 inches
Long Beach, CA 11.80
Winston-Salem, NC 42.62
Miami, FL 55.91
Okinawa, Japan 93
Mawslynram, India 467 ½

Here are a couple of links where I found the average rainfall if you want to check another city.

I am an Alien.
I am not of this world
nor do I call it Home.
My desires are not for
earthly things that will fade,
corrode or burn.
I set my heart and
mind on things above.
My faith and hope
are in God alone
and I eagerly await
His return for me.
I'm a citizen of heaven.

I am a Christian
by Maya Angelou

When I say.. 'I am a Christian'
I'm not shouting 'I'm clean livin'.
I'm whispering 'I was lost,
Now I'm found and forgiven.'

When I say.. 'I am a Christian'
I don't speak of this with pride.
I'm confessing that I stumble
and need Christ to be my guide.

When I say.. 'I am a Christian'
I'm not trying to be strong.
I'm professing that I'm weak
And need His strength to carry on.

When I say.. 'I am a Christian'
I'm not bragging of success.
I'm admitting I have failed
And need God to clean my mess.

When I say..'I am a Christian'
I'm not claiming to be perfect,
My flaws are far too visible
But, God believes I am worth it.

When I say.. 'I am a Christian'
I still feel the sting of pain.
I have my share of heartaches
So I call upon His name.

When I say.. 'I am a Christian'
I'm not holier than thou,
I'm just a simple sinner
Who received God's good grace, somehow!