“Seek ye the LORD while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near: Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.” – Isaiah 55:6-7
Finally I will get to work on my awards!! Thank you all for the nominations!
Thank you very much, Elijah and Mr. Holliman, for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award!!
Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others can find them.
List the rules and display an award logo on your blog post.
Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.
Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and notify them by commenting on any of their posts.
Ask the nominees 11 new questions.
The questions from Elijah (Originally Abby Rose’s questions):
1. What do you do in your spare time (or what do you wish you could do if you had time)?
I like to read books, play board games, work on jigsaw puzzles, and work on translating Bell Mountain.
2. Dogs or Cats?
I like cats more than dogs for some reason. 🙂 But I think both are cute!
3. Steak or hamburgers?
I like hamburgers!
4. Favorite Summer beverage?
I like Root Beer! (It’s non-alcoholic)
5. Can you speak any languages?
I can speak English and Japanese.
6. Would you rather swim or take a walk?
I’d rather walk because… I can’t swim in the first place!!! 😦
7. Books or movies?
Hmm… that’s a tough one… but I think movies.
8. Do you play any instruments?
I can play the guitar and piano a little.
9. Push mower or riding mower?
I don’t know how to use it!
10. What’s a few of your favorite styles of music that you listen to?
I like to listen to hymns, South American music, and Christmas carols.
11. Would you rather go without music for a year or the internet?
I’d rather go without the internet. It’ll be nice to be able to take a break from it.
And these are questions from Mr. Holliman:
1.What is your favorite holiday?
The New Year!
2.How long have you been blogging?
I’ve been blogging for 11 months.
3.How would you describe your life style?
Well, not so diligent… and not too lazy either… I think… 🙂
4.Do you like swimming?
I wish I could say yes, but… sigh, I have no swimming skills and I’m afraid of the water!
5.Do you like to read?
Yes, I do!!
6.What’s your favorite quote?
“It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” – Psalms 118:8
7.Have you been out of the country?
Yes, I’ve been to the U.S. and to Korea (only airport).
8.When was the last time you’ve gone to see a movie?
The last time was July 2018 (I watched Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Solo).
9.Do you have any kids?
No, I don’t.
10.What is your favorite fruit?
I like bananas!
11.What are your hobbies?
My hobbies are reading (especially the Bible), translating, blogging, eating, and sleeping!
Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you, and provide a link to their blog.
Tell the story of how your blog started.
Give two pieces of advice for new bloggers.
Nominate other bloggers for the award.
Let the nominees know that you have nominated them.
About the Blogger Recognition Award (By Jyoti)
The Blogger Recognition Award is an award given in recognition of all the hard work that goes into creating a blog. It is a way for bloggers to support, motivate and promote other bloggers who have clearly put in huge amounts of time and effort, and produced valuable content.
Bloggers are very talented people – they work hard, they promote, market, advertise, run a busy site.
They organise all kinds of activities, they encourage, motivate, interact, engage and are community orientated. It matters not if they are shy and reticent or loud and personable – each actively progressive blogger is the same – they all work hard and passionately with their blogs, they put the hours in to deliver to their audience each day a welcoming location to read, absorb, learn and have fun.
To escape the hustle bustles of city life, or the begrudgeries of boredom – they entice readers to peruse their pages to look for entertainment.
That is what the BRA celebrates.
HOW MY BLOG STARTED: THE STORY
Believe it or not… this blog that you are viewing now would not be existing if I had never seen this picture…
Two Pieces of Advice I Will Give To New Bloggers – Words From a Fellow Beginner
Try to post a variety of stuff, share your favorite songs, write your own stories, share the things you love to all the world! Just try not to share too much private information, be careful to limit what you share. Try to post interesting things, constantly if possible.
Try to reply to and like all comments, visit others’ blogs, and be friendly! Even if you’re not an outgoing person, make sure you interact with your followers and your fellow bloggers. Have fun in your blogging journey! 🙂
Lee Duigon, I find it hard to express my greatest thanks for recommending me to make this blog! Thank you, Mr. Duigon, and I’m looking forward to what God has in store for me in my blogging journey.
Elijah Holston, thank you so much for being such a great blogging friend and an encouraging Brother in Christ! Also I want to thank you for being my very first follower!
SLIMJIM, pastor for the LORD, thank you so much for always commenting on my blog from the start to now. Let us all grow in the faith and in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
1: Thank the blogger who nominated you and give a link to their site.
2: Make a post and answer the questions.
3: Nominate 5 (or more) other bloggers and notify them.
4: Create more questions for your nominees.
The questions from Elijah:
1: In what ways has your blog brought you closer to the Lord?
I think my blog made me think more about God. Sometimes the blog posts I write minister to myself. They make me think if I’m serving the Lord Jesus Christ from my heart. Also my blog has enabled me to communicate with other believers of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, something that is hard to do in a heathen country like Japan.
2: What is your favorite passage from the Bible?
John 3:16: “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
3: Have you ever made a short movie with your friends or family? If so, did you enjoy doing it?
Well, I’ve never made a live-action movie with my family, but when Jeremy and I were little, we used to make short films using teddy bears and other stuffed toys. I got some DVD’s of Jeremy’s own videos for my birthday a while ago. Jeremy still likes to make movies by taking thousands of pictures of LEGO minifigures and other things, moving the objects little by little, making a well-made stop-motion video.
4: What is your all-time favorite movie? What makes it your favorite?
Hmm… That is a hard question. I’m sort of a fan of Sci-Fi, for example Star Wars, and also adventure movies such as Indiana Jones. But I think my all-time favorite movie is The Polar Express, which is also my brother’s favorite. When he was little, he could have watched the movie every day! (Although that’s kind of an exaggeration…) I like it because it’s exciting and heart-warming. I recommend watching it in Christmas time.
5: If you were watching a film for the first time and there was content that went against your conscience, would you just “fight through it”, or would you turn it off?
If it was on TV, then I would just change the channel, or just turn the TV off. But if it’s on DVD, then I’ll skip the bad parts by fast-forwarding the movie. And if people in the movie speak bad language, then we just change the language setting to Japanese, which is safer.