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Spring Break!! [14 Mar 2006|03:45pm]
[ mood | anxious ]

Finally! Spring break has arrived. And i am loving it. Stay up late, sleep in, do a whole bunch of nothing. Its wonderful. Close to college lol. Tonight is dinner with the girls and then me and mir are having our traditional weekly night of American Idol, one of the best shows ever and we finally get to see the guys sing!! holla!! Tomorrow is bens goodbye thing at church and i can't wait, its gonna be great. Sad, but great. Its been a fun past 5 years and so many memories have been made. It will be sad to see him go. But it will be exciting to get someone new. Theres a time for everything.  Anyways. i'm loving spring break but at the same time i can't wait to get back to school. not for work but i already miss everyone up there and hanging out and such. Oh well, i won't wish away my days to hard. Anyways, gotta go get ready for dinner. Peace out.

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[03 Mar 2006|01:24pm]
[ mood | contemplative ]

So this past week has been Missions Emphasis week.  And can i just say it has been absolutly amazing!!! God is doing some crazy things around the world right now and it is just unbeleivable.  There has been some intense persecution as well but that just means we got the Devil on the defense. lol. It amazes me how God chooses to use us to reach the world with the Gospel. How many other ways there must be for Him to do so.  And there are so many oppurtunities for missions around the globe.  I have been so touched this week with the speakers that have come and shared their lives with us.  Steve Saint came and his dad was one of the 5 men that were killed (one of which was Jim Elliot) and he talked about how he often is asked how he could forgive these people. He said growing up he had never really thought about, he figured that if his dad died for these people (he had guns he could have killed them) and his "aunt" (mrs. elliot) went back to live with them, and his mother returning as well, that these must be some kind of special people and he couldn't wait to meet them.  He said it was not so much his forgiveness of the people, but their forgiveness of him, because since they killed his father, in their culture he then had the right and practically duty to avenge his fathers death and kill the murderers when he grew up.  So in a logic they should have killed steve, but instead one of the men that had killed his father adopted him practically into his family and was as a father to him. To hear him tell this story was simply amazing.  It seems that all these missionaries that spoke, all the ones whose ministry in foregn countires were prospering and whose lives had truly impacted others had to go through great sacrifices at first. Steve saint lost his father, Gracia lost her husband being rescued from prison and still these people go on serving. It simply amazes me. God really taught me alot through this whole week, i no where as involved as i need to be, i am going to campus serve this weeke,d as a minor start, i'm not sure what i'm going to do but i'm going.  I really also feel like whatever i am going to do with my life/what i'm going to major in/whatever, God wants me to use it to serve him in missions, What that will entails i don't know. But i really felt that tug at my heart so i told God to use my life however he saw fit. Its kinda weird becuase i still dont' know what i want to do so that makes it intersting to dedicate to God's service, but He knows and that's all that matters. For now all i need to do is make sure i am right with God in my own life and growing in knowledge and love of Him and that i'm doing all i can where i am at Liberty. Peace Out.

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Classes which mean work! [18 Jan 2006|01:48pm]
[ mood | optimistic ]

Today begins my life for the next several months. So far so good. My sociology class i love. The teacher is hilarious and i already love him. Hes from Columbia and so he has an accent and he kinda reminds my of cheech and chong just with some of the things he says and the expression he uses. HA. Anyways, my gned class is obvioiusly good again cause i got the same teacher:) This afternoon at 3:50 i have english-BLAH-untill about 5. Then it off later to Kris' house for a lil AMERICAN IDOL!!!!! Last night was wonderful. I forgot how obsessed i get over that show. There was that horribly ugly girl that looked like a slut and her mom wasn't to far from looking like it eiether. Then of course there were the two sets of twins who i simply adored. They were wonderful. Oh gee. I could go on and on. The funniest though was the guy who dressed like the statue of liberty and sung like two notes before simon was like thank you no. And the jumping barefoot guy that made it, haha hes hilarious. Mis liked him, but not his singin so much. Then there was the medley at the end of everyone singing lady marmalade. I think they must have asked those people to sing that song, no way they all chose it, plus some of them sang other songs to begin with lol. Thats prolly enough about that though. We got tv on our internet at school and it is fantastic.  This morning i watched regis and kelly. I was gonna watch rosanne but that station was out. . . . lol. but anyways, i'm gonna go now and see whats on. peace out.

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:):):):) [17 Jan 2006|06:18pm]
Hey Guys!!! I;m actually writing in my journal. I haven't written in this thing in like a year. No lie. So anyways, I'm Back!!!!! Liberty is just as i left it and i am having so much fun seeing and hanging out with everyone again!!  Classes start tomorrow so it will be a bright and early 6:30 in the a.m. for me.  Woohoo. I do miss everyone from home though.  Y'all are the coolest. You all need to come and hang up here sometime.!! Well just wanted to update for once and i'll write more often hopefully. peace out.

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VBS Rocks [29 Jul 2005|07:45am]
[ mood | optimistic ]

Todays the last day of VBS:( I love my kids,i'm gonna miss them they rock!!! And then there's tonight with the carnival and all, which means we get to work it and take all the great prizes, lol. Not like i have anything to do with that....So Miranda finally heard from her third roomate. YAY! and shes really sweet, i read the e-mail. And i heard from my new roomate-just one of them, no matter which room i'm in theres always one that is unresponsive. I hope shes cool. She probably is...:) But anyways my other roomate is cool, she lives in maryland like mir's roomate. But anyways, i'm out. Peace.

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LOONNNGGG overdue entry [01 Apr 2005|08:03pm]
[ mood | numb ]

1. Your name spelled backwards: Refinnej

2. Where were your parents born? mother:virginia dad:missouri

3. What is the last thing you downloaded onto your computer? dont really download

4. What's your favorite restaurant? roadhouse, chick-fil-a

5. Last time you swam in a pool? ha, uh last summer?

6. Have you ever been in a school play? ha no.

7. How many kids do you want? 4

8. Some people say cucumbers are better pickled? not a chance

9. Are you registered to vote? not yet but i will be soon!!!!

10. Do you have a car? its a "third vehicle"

11. Have you ever ridden on a mo-ped? nope

12. What's your favorite possesion? hmm, not sure

13. What's the worst movie you've ever seen? hands down- Dude Where's My Car

14. Would you go bungee jumping or sky diving? neither i'd be scared

15. Furthest place you ever traveled? Canada

16. Do you have a garden? nope. i'd prolly kill it

17. What's the size of your bed? Full

18. Do you really know all the words to your national anthem? you bet.

19. Bath or Shower? shower, who wants to sit in what they just washed off. totally defeats the purpose lol.

20. Best movie you've seen in the past month? i haven't been TO the movies but i saw The Notebook. OH! i Bawled!

21. What's the next movie you want to see? Sahara

22. Chips or popcorn? depends on the chip. i love movie popcorn but i LOVE doritos

23. Have you ever broken any hearts? i dunno

24. Premarital sex? Not a Chance.

25. Are you a good cook? i would like to think so

26. Orange or Apple juice? Apple

27. Who was the last person you went out to dinner with and where did you go? adam and et, county grill

28. Favorite type of drink? Sunny D

29. Best & worst things in the world? Best-Kissing 0:-), Worst- hm, why think upon such things?

30. Have you ever broken a bone? no but i always wanted to so all my friends could sign my cast:)

32. What is your favorite board game? Candy Land:)

33. What is your dream car? bright yellow sports car convertable

34. Ever order an article from an infomercial?nope

35. Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi, but Diet Coke

36. Have you ever had to wear a uniform to work? every day

37. Last thing you bought at a pharmacy? benedryl

38. Who are you going to marry? i dunno. a guy

39. Who would you like to meet? presidnet

40. Do you believe in love at first sight? i suppose

41. What features do you find most attractive in the opposite sex? mmm, i know its kind of an odd one, but there hands, and of course their muscles;-) hehe

42. Where would you go for a romantic evening? mmm dunno

43. How many pairs of shoes do you own? dunno- but LOTS of flipflops

44. Last song stuck in your head? Beautiful Soul, (so embarrasing)

45. Any pets? 2 cats

46. What's your all time favorite Saturday Night Live Character? Will Ferrell and A.S.

47. What is one thing you would like to learn to do? dance

48. What do you do when you are bored? listen to music or sleep

49. What is one thing that you would want someone to appreciate about you? hmm give me some feedback on this one

50. What do you live for? i dunno

 

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[05 Feb 2005|08:30am]
[ mood | numb ]

hey y'all, sorry i haven't posted in forever. Things are a little rough for me right now, but lets see if i can catch you up on more happier things--report card was a success-got all A's and B's on everything, exams included. got a couple of b's where i wanted a's but thats life. I had SO much fun last weekend on ski trip, i think my main memory though would be falling.... lol. but anyways i am so excited that i only have one semester of high school left then its on up to Liberty with Jason and Steve and all my other G's. (haha that almost ryhmes-but not really. haha) so yea, i guess i'll end this post now, leave me one!! Love you all!

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[23 Jan 2005|09:30pm]
[ mood | frustrated ]

Answer this if you love me!!1. Who are you?
2. Are we friends?
3. When and how did we meet?
4. How have I affected you?
5. What do you think of me?
6. What's the fondest memory you have of me?
7. How long do you think we will be friends?
8. Do you love me?
9. Do you have a crush on me?
10. Would you kiss me?
11. Would you hug me?
12. Physically, what stands out?
13. Emotionally, what stands out?
14. Do you wish I was cooler?
15. On a scale of 1-10, how hot am I?
16. Give me a nickname and explain why you picked it.
17. Am I loveable?
18. How long have you known me?
19. Describe me in one word.
20. What was your first impression?
21. Do you still think that way about me now?
22. What do you think my weakness is?
23. Do you think I'll get married?
24. What makes me happy?
25. What makes me sad?
26. What reminds you of me?
27. If you could give me anything what would it be?
28. How well do you know me?
29. When's the last time you saw me?
30. Ever wanted to tell me something but couldn't?
31. Do you think I could kill someone?
32. Are you going to put this on your LiveJournal and see what I say about you?

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[21 Jan 2005|03:31pm]
[ mood | mischievous ]

Ok, so i haven't really been good about updating this so i thought i would try to do a better job.  The whole no school thing yesterday, like so mondo cool. The whole new exam school schedule, SUCKS. sigh, oh well i suppose i'll have to get over it. I'm soo excited for ski trip, but its my last one!!!!!!!:(:(:(:(not so cool, i'll have to make the best of this one i guess, cause i really love youth trips, and then this summer is my last student life!!!!!!!!!!!I think i might cry, i have gone all four years we've gone, and my last and fifth one will be in 05, lol what a coincidence hehe right. anyways, this is prolly boring to some of y'all but whatever, i'll change the subject.well i'm gonna go so i'll talk to all y'all lata!! I'm out! leave me some love:-*!

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[08 Jan 2005|01:02pm]
[ mood | hungry ]

I had to wake up today at like 5 cause et spent the night and she had to be up at grafton at some god forsaken hour of the morning for a saturday.  This is so cool having this journal, i've added everyone who left me a comment asking me to, but mitch you still haven't added me:( i'm so sad! But anyways, my brother and jason are playing pool and i swear if i get hit with the back end of a pool stick...its gonna be all ovah!But anyways, back to the journal thing, there are still some things i don't understand, so someones gonna have to help me haha, but anyways, my sistas supposed to call so i gotta bounce. See Ya!

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Spolied!!!!!!haha [07 Jan 2005|04:08pm]
[ mood | chipper ]

Ok, well after an hour of misspelling, blocked sites, and cluelessness, miranda and i have finally succeeded in producing this journal. Hallelujah! haha. So now i'm tired of being on here so i'm out! See Ya!

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