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A Little Fire, a Great Forest

Ever since there have been people, there have been opinions. And ever since there has been more than one person, there have been diverse opinions. Diverse opinions often clash. Harsh language is as old as the Fall. Debates are nothing new. Believers have always been urged to guard our speech, and few (if any) of us have ever maintained a clean record in that regard. It is unbelievably easy to let careless words slip now and then. History is full of well-intentioned people who needed to learn when to put a sock in it. So really, this is a very old topic.

But now we have smartphones. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 29, 2013 in James

 

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Random Words in Random Places

I was thinking today about how I remember where I was and what I was doing when I learned a certain word. Don’t ask me why I was remembering this; I don’t know. But it got me to thinking of other words where I remember the time and context in which I learned them. It seemed like it would make a worthy blog post. So here they are: Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 11, 2009 in Life Happens..., Random

 

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Amazing New Website Toy

Okay, this is one of the greatest things I’ve found to play with in a long time.

Go to www.typealyzer.com, enter a blog URL in the appropriate box, and it will tell you what the author’s writing personality is — or in other words, what the tone of the blog is like. They’re running off of the Myers-Briggs system, in which my most recent test came out as an INFJ.

I really enjoy personality tests, so I ran it on this blog via my main URL (https://amandabeattie.wordpress.com). The result came back as an ESFP (the Performer).

This made me laugh really hard. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 19, 2008 in Random

 

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