Tonight we watched the Last Samurai at our flat. I’m not really a big Tom Cruise fan. I think he does awesome movies that’d be even better if someone else starred in them. One of the cool things about the Last Samurai is before the last battle, he is presented with a sword with a Japanese inscription on the blade “This sword belongs to the warrior in whom the old ways meet the new.” Can’t remember if that’s the exact wording of it, but you get the idea.
Every time I see the movie that line makes me smile, cause I think that’s what every warrior should be like. In our battle to see people come to know Jesus, where satan will try to pull them any other way he can, we need to know what’s important. I think often as the church we find ourselves going one way or the other. Continue reading
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Joshua Thompson: you are a campervan
Matt Middleton: hallo smelly boys
Joshua Thompson: We only smell cause we’re hanging around you
Joshua Thompson: Your farts smell like flowers but then your legs make them smell like anchovies
Matt Middleton: Your legs smell like flowers but then your farts make them smell like anchovies
Joshua Thompson: Hehehehehe. Your face is an anchovy
Matt Middleton: your fart is a face
Joshua Thompson: Your fart’s face’s flower smells like an anchovy
Matt Middleton: only one?
Joshua Thompson: maybe two and a half
Matt Middleton: iv been mistreated
Joshua Thompson: by your farts?
Matt Middleton: b y DEEP PURPLE
Joshua Thompson: HA! Your deep purple farts!
Chances are that if you’ve been in my presence in the last couple of weeks, you may have heard me comment or joke about Vanessa Hudgens. Maybe every guy has a couple of actresses he jokes about, or maybe it’s just me. But either way, I thought I’d use it as a chance to analyze what I do like in a girl (which in reality isn’t just her, I’d say it’s more a cross between her and her HSM character Gabriella Montez, so this isn’t even a completely real person we’re talking about). Continue reading
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