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There are so many colors of noise, it's just weird to me. Brown is my favorite as it has an underlying tone of water. I literally cannot sleep with out it and neither can my dogs. They both know when its bed time and when the noise comes on. It's weird how our minds work. The stress from the day always plays back in mind in the evening when I go to bed. This seems to help me relax and not focus on work.
I actually did not they had colors assigned to them, but I agree that brown is very relaxing.

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That is so weird, i didnt even know that such a thing existed, is it like a machine that makes noise so you can sleep?
You must be living in an alternate universe!

I used to have insomnia, but God healed me. So I sleep like a log now. Right through the night. If I can sleep I just turn on the light and read a book or pray.

Books are good to help you relax by reading. Its better to not have too much audio stimulation. I tell you because thats what i had growing up, and I couldnt just tell my dad to turn his music off or be silent in the car. He couldnt even hear me.

Well mum and dad are away for three weeks and its been so good having the house to myself, except for one meowing cat. She meows when shes hungry. But thats ok after she eaten, she stops. The tv has not been touched since theyve been away. Ive only put worship music on if I wanted to listen to music. Its instrumental.

When i was suffering insomnia I learned how to have sleep hygiene. If I did wake up i just trained myself to lie down and go back to sleep. It was because of stress, when I removed the source of the stress, mostly by just talking to God about it through prayer, I was able to sleep. GOd tells me my sleep will be sweet. It really works.
 
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My p&q now shattered.
Mum and Dad are back.

The tv is back on spewing rubbish. Lanolin look at this. Lanolin you didnt do this. LAnolin .... nag nag nag...arrgh.

I would work in school holidays, except, the boss said I wont be paid. maybe I will go into work anyway just for some p&q.
 

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My p&q now shattered.
Mum and Dad are back.

The tv is back on spewing rubbish. Lanolin look at this. Lanolin you didnt do this. LAnolin .... nag nag nag...arrgh.

I would work in school holidays, except, the boss said I wont be paid. maybe I will go into work anyway just for some p&q.
Lanolin, look at it this way: Both my parents are no longer here and I would give anything to be annoyed by their TV watching.

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Lanolin, look at it this way: Both my parents are no longer here and I would give anything to be annoyed by their TV watching.

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I guess am not at that stage yet because after years of living with them, its annoying. I come home and nobody has anything nice to say I have to drag it out of them. We eat dinner and nobody wants to even talk to me or ask how I am with the tv blaring. Sometimes absence can make the heart grow fonder, but I just seem to get abuse. I dont know are parents normally like this...? Maybe Im just desensitised from years of living in close proximity that neglect and ignorance of me is just normal.
 
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I wonder how God feels when we say we want to commune with Him but still listen to the devil with our headphones on at the same time. Is that really being present with God if we arent even really listening to Him or having a real conversation.

One thing I felt was rude was when you go out with a friend, and they just one their phone chatting or msging someone else all the time. Maybe its just me though, maybe I should lower my expectations and be content with crumbs.
 

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I guess am not at that stage yet because after years of living with them, its annoying. I come home and nobody has anything nice to say I have to drag it out of them. We eat dinner and nobody wants to even talk to me or ask how I am with the tv blaring. Sometimes absence can make the heart grow fonder, but I just seem to get abuse. I dont know are parents normally like this...? Maybe Im just desensitised from years of living in close proximity that neglect and ignorance of me is just normal.
It's hard to know what is "normal" with family dynamics. How long have you been living with them?

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I wonder how God feels when we say we want to commune with Him but still listen to the devil with our headphones on at the same time. Is that really being present with God if we arent even really listening to Him or having a real conversation.

One thing I felt was rude was when you go out with a friend, and they just one their phone chatting or msging someone else all the time. Maybe its just me though, maybe I should lower my expectations and be content with crumbs.
I find the whole cell phone thing fascinating. It reaches all generations and cultures. We all, to include myself, have made these hand-help computers a very significant aspect of our lives. There have been occasions, when my wife and I text each other, even when she is in the living room and I am 20 feet away in the den.
 
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I find the whole cell phone thing fascinating. It reaches all generations and cultures. We all, to include myself, have made these hand-help computers a very significant aspect of our lives. There have been occasions, when my wife and I text each other, even when she is in the living room and I am 20 feet away in the den.
Lol no I dont do that. They are handy tho.
I went to a quiz nite though and even though ppl had smartphones nobody was cheating and looking up answers.
 
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It's hard to know what is "normal" with family dynamics. How long have you been living with them?

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I just want to say maybe its just me being middle child and overlooked or taken for granted.. To some people its not a big deal but, maybe its just me. My parents arent very good and demonstrating love, the way they do it it not with affection or positive words or attention but food or other things.

Lets just say many many years since I was born. Lol
 

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I just want to say maybe its just me being middle child and overlooked or taken for granted.. To some people its not a big deal but, maybe its just me. My parents arent very good and demonstrating love, the way they do it it not with affection or positive words or attention but food or other things.

Lets just say many many years since I was born. Lol
It happens. My dad lived to 87 and he never told me he "loved" me, but I always knew he did.

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Lol no I dont do that. They are handy tho.
I went to a quiz nite though and even though ppl had smartphones nobody was cheating and looking up answers.
During service, our church hands out what they call "study notes" and people are encouraged to write down certain passages. We now have an App that allows this do be done via our "smart phones."


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During service, our church hands out what they call "study notes" and people are encouraged to write down certain passages. We now have an App that allows this do be done via our "smart phones."


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Your church looks very high tech..but why does it say watch the mess? Or did it mean watch the message.

Ive been to visit a church thats recently opened in and building, wow all the facilties it has including built in cafe, auditorium, childrens creche, in very modern design and so sleek but its like Im so used to crumbly old churches with retired populations who find it hard to maintain with holes in the roof and rats in the kitchen...and well used carpets and mouldy books in the library that I wonder the reason churches dont innovate is because the elders are just used to everything being the way that it is...and has always been..!
 

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Your church looks very high tech..but why does it say watch the mess? Or did it mean watch the message.

Ive been to visit a church thats recently opened in and building, wow all the facilties it has including built in cafe, auditorium, childrens creche, in very modern design and so sleek but its like Im so used to crumbly old churches with retired populations who find it hard to maintain with holes in the roof and rats in the kitchen...and well used carpets and mouldy books in the library that I wonder the reason churches dont innovate is because the elders are just used to everything being the way that it is...and has always been..!
Morning. Yes, the Mess goes on to say message.

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My p&q now shattered.
Mum and Dad are back.

The tv is back on spewing rubbish. Lanolin look at this. Lanolin you didnt do this. LAnolin .... nag nag nag...arrgh.

I would work in school holidays, except, the boss said I wont be paid. maybe I will go into work anyway just for some p&q.
Think of like this. There will come a day when they both will have died and then yolu will be wishing that they were around.

Enjoy them while you can my sister.
 
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Think of like this. There will come a day when they both will have died and then yolu will be wishing that they were around.

Enjoy them while you can my sister.
No its not like that its just when they being annoying. Surely annoying behaviour can actually be removed. Cos they are quite capable some days (or maybe a couple of hours) of actually not being annoying! Dont try and tell me its fun to be annoyed and driven mad and expect that to be normal behaviour and that you actually want to be around it when it affects you badly.
Also, I dont really wish my brother was around, he doesnt live with us, and he's not dead. Hes quite happy to live on his own.

Paul always wrote in his letters grace and peace be with you. Every letter he wrote this. Why, because he valued grace and peace. He didnt mean he wanted to be left alone. He wanted to live PEACEFULLY with his christian family.
Nobody wants to live in strife!