Wednesday, March 08, 2006

wed nights and little kids

.....little kids. they have so much energy. and it makes me wonder - was i that hyper? i wouldn't be suprised. they either wanted me to throw them up in the air, or spin them around. and as soon as i'd put one down, there would be 2 more that wanted to do it. and they always wanted to go higher or faster. but eventually they had to go home. i like working with them. i've learned a lot from teaching them. and they like me too.
today, i went to play halo at a friends house after school. and no matter how many times i play, i still come to the same conclusion: it isn't worth what people put into it. it can completely change people (including me) so much. it means way to much to a lot of guys. its really quite pathetic. i'm glad i don't have an xbox. i don't think it would help me at all. and besides...i still have tony hawks and nfl blitz. and othere stuff. like family, and a job, and devotions...i wonder how much time is spent playing games vs. reading the word. i know it is way out of proportion for me...and all i have is a n64. i'm not trying to judge them, but i'm just wondering... anyway, some of the actions seemed rather childish, including some of what i did. i think we would all be better off without such things.


Blogger Nata said...

well said, wise one.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006 11:50:00 PM  
Blogger Sage said...

wise is an understatement joe

Thursday, March 09, 2006 6:13:00 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

is it just me, or where all of the kids INSANELY CRAZY on Wednesday? I mean, they're always hyper, but last nigt was especially bad. Especially when all the girls started screaming. Robbie and I practically lost our hearing. It was painful.

Thursday, March 09, 2006 9:36:00 PM  
Blogger turza said...

Amen about Xbox. I mean if you added up all the hours that some guys spend on those things... its like a whole year of your life!! Unless it's DDR... then it's OK.

Joe im so glad for the importance you've placed on family and devotions, im glad you're making some changes too....:) i'm prayin for ya! (and i really am, not just cliche saying that).

Thursday, March 09, 2006 9:50:00 PM  
Blogger yoshi said...

i know..i believe ya.

Thursday, March 09, 2006 10:08:00 PM  

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