May 8th, 2017

self-impovement

It is 12:07 PM Monday afternoon here in West Michigan. Outside it is sunny and not that warm.

I got up this morning around 6:15 AM. Before I woke up I was having one of those dreams where I am sharing the Gospel with someone. So I got up made a pot of coffee and then a small pan of oatmeal for breakfast. I ate my oatmeal messing with our main computer. After messing with our main computer I wrote in my paper diary and then read most of the morning from a book titled, "Reading The Bible Supernaturally" by John Piper.

Carol got home from work around 8:35 AM and went to bed soon after getting home. She has a doctor's appointment this afternoon so she will be getting up around 3 o'clock PM. Carol's hips are in pain so she is seeing a doctor to see if something can be done to relieve the constant pain.

I did make a video this morning for my BookTube channel. There is really not much else to report. It is another quiet day. Last night I made a video for my BookTube channel and listened to music. I went to bed last night around 11:10 PM and now it is another day. Existence keeps zooming by!

I do not know what I will do the rest of the day. I am at a loss. I do know for certain that even if I do nothing I will grow old and die.

  • Current Music
    Windswept 'The Great Cold Steppe'

Books That Have Influenced Me



Bible (especially the Pauline Epistles/New Testament)

"The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross" translated by Kavanaugh & Rodriguez

"The Cloud Of Unknowing"

"Carthusian Spirituality: The Writings Of Hugh Of Balma And Guigo De Ponte" [The Classics Of Western Spirituality]

"John Ruusbroec: The Spiritual Espousals And Other Works" [The Classics Of Western Spirituality]

"God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord" 1 Corinthians 1:9

"that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ. And these things we write to you that your joy may be full" 1 John 1:3,4

"For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need" Hebrews 4:15,16
  • Current Mood
    contemplative contemplative