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Doctrinal differences are important to the Lutherans because at the root of every false doctrine is the devil, seeking to destroy the Gospel.

Sunday, September 24, 2006 AD

Addendum...

...To this post. There are two more practices that these Lutherans think are "too Roman Catholic". These WEEKLY practices are so common to my family's life I take them for granted. Shame on me.

The first is called communion or the Eucharist or the Lord's Supper or Mass.

The second is called private confession and absolution
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If you scorn these two, you're just scorning the free gifts of God for you. Get over your hangups - whether emotional or psychological. It's really not worth it.

Talk to your pastor and elders (I mean the ones that have penises) and insist its practice.

Thursday, September 21, 2006 AD

The Tank Motorcycle...

..."How Stuff Works" has a nice summary on this new RTV. It's a quick read (2 pages).


I think it may be a viable form of off-roading, though my reservation would be on balance - or at least until your speed is decent. Another would be too much open area of moving parts. We'll see...

Wednesday, September 20, 2006 AD

Cool Tracker...

...Right now, I'm tracking space shuttle Atlantis. Apparently, you can track almost anything in space with this site. Where's the space junk at?

Tuesday, September 19, 2006 AD

He Aint No Amatuer of Beer...

...Or Lutheran theology. (Dr. Rev.) Kung Fu Grand Master Kurt Marquart died this morning. Our prayers to the surviving members of his family. He taught at Concordia Theological Seminary.

He was able to baptize his great grandson last night.

Lutherans are big on baptizing.

Thursday, September 14, 2006 AD

Smear Some Lutheran Doctrine On...

...Some nihilists - you get an LCMS church.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006 AD

Happy 26th Birtday To My Lovely Wife...

...I thank God for you. You're still my tangible peace, my unspeakable joy and my equal.

Sunday, September 10, 2006 AD

The Swedes in Lindsborg are Slackin'...

...I've had to change my link to the Dala Horse to a Wiki article on it. Try it! Click on the little Dala Horse to find out more Swedish history.

Thursday, September 07, 2006 AD

Speaking of Keeping Track of Things...

...My wife, Journalistic Jargon, and I, recently celebrated our 4th anniversary, the 31st of August. We celebrated over the Labor Day weekend in Lindsborg, Kansas or Little Sweden, USA. Check out her post to see what other things I did for her.

I'd like to add a few things.

First, of all, I planned the wedding out while soon-to-be Mrs. T. Swede, was completing an internship, in Ellis, Kansas.

Second, this was no small task. I did it while working the 3rd shift at Cessna Aircraft Company, when I was a flightline mechanic AND going to school at Wichita State.

Third, we cut costs by doing things ourselves. I made the wedding announcements, maps, registry cards. Soon-to-be Mrs. T. Swede found the bridesmaid dresses on sale at a store. She also made the wedding bouquets. Her grandmother made the lovely wedding dress (which I preserved for her.) Her parents pitched in on the material for the wedding dress and a DJ. My parents pitched in wedding flowers, time and money. My little sister, Lisa, couldn't make it. My littlest sister, Josie, made a gorgeous white fondue cake. My little brother, Jason, just showed up to be best man.

Finally, I provided the best thing: free alcohol - wine and beer. Free! (Get that, Nick? You don't make yer guests pay for the alcohol.)

UPDATE: Forgot one detail. We planned our wedding in less than 30 days. It is probable and not impossible.

Just call me: Super Swede.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006 AD

The Cantor Set (As Beautiful As It Is)...

...Is kicking my ass.

Tuesday, September 05, 2006 AD

My Hero's...



Some highlights...

David: Failed as a model after a sex scandal tape with socialite London Hyatt made him an international porn icon.

Fieldy: Won the first gold medal in Extreme Projectile Vomiting at the XGames with a record 12 meter hurl.

Munky (Snoop Dogg): Published a spiritual guide book "Herbal Life" which inspired a religious movement known as "Bud-ism"

Johnathan: His opus came when he wrote, directed and starred in the hit rock opera "Korn Hole," cementing his place in music history.

Update: Needed to establish a new link to the video.

Monday, September 04, 2006 AD

There Are Some Lutherans (LCMS and WELS) Who Say...

...Some of the good, right and salutory practices of the Lutheran church today (i.e., crucifixes, clergy wearing vestments, bowing, kneeling, making the sign of the cross, incense, the common cup, etc.) are too Roman Catholic.

Whatever.

You're never too Roman Catholic until you start sexually abusing little boys.

UPDATE: If the clog fits...

If Mrs. Swede Would Let Me...

...I could live off of bread and beer forever.

:)

I Find This Wiki "How-To" Comical...

...My cursing and swearing is only a recent phenomenon. I never swore or cursed as a non-Lutheran - part of that works-righteousness/legalism bullshit. Most of the time I do it intentionally for shock: "The fucking-french are visiting our research lab! Oh, shit! Hide all the military projects from them pussies."

I suspect it will be curbed down when we have kids... Maybe.

Just a Friendly Reminder...

This is definitely what I want for Christmas or Easter.


Hat Tip: Sean the Kantor/Organist.

Keepin' Track Of Family and Friends Events...

...My naughty hottie and I have a Power Book G4. This is my first Mac and I love it; her n-th mac. I wish I knew more about Mac's but don't care to spend the time learning - I'd rather teach myself home-brewing beer. Anyway, one of the default products of Mac is i-Calendar. I was able to have different events for my wife, myself, our family and friends in different colors and filter which calendar we wanted to see. I thought it was good - but not great. I was not able to see the calendar from any location. Most locations have internet access school, work and home. We also were not satisfied by Yahoo and Outlook Web Access. I abhor MS products and I wish to some day spend some time learning the open-source shit that's out there.

I was one of those who was waiting for Google to make a calendar. It's out and in full running. Here's a primer of the Google calendar. It reminds of i-calendar because of the layout and colors. I can filter events and other calendars. We can even get reminders on our cell phone. Good shit.