Seriously, what do I even say? My whole day has been spent in a fog, emotionally numb, as I sift through the most confusing news articles I thought I'd never read.
It's been a while since I've posted, and I'm considering trying to upkeep this a bit better. Anyways, here's what's going on today: After having an interesting discussion with a friend of mine, we got on the discussion of communion and sacraments and such. We started talking about certain traditions in the … Continue reading What Makes Sacraments/Ordinance/Traditions/Etc. Holy?
Something really hit me today. It hit me so incredibly hard, it hurts. I feel like I have a hole in my chest.As many of you know, St. Patrick's day was this past weekend. A holiday known as another chance to get wasted (or at least have a few drinks), have a good time, just … Continue reading What are you doing…?
So, this past week after learning some stuff about programming drums, as well as different recording techniques for electric guitar, I have come up with a little sample that combines programmed drums, and a few different guitar recording techniques. Here's how I did it: I played the basic beat using my MIDI controller using my … Continue reading More recoding experimentation
Found out today how much tone changes when you simply move the mic across the amp's face. As it turns out, by placing a small diaphragm mic at the center of the speaker, it makes a very full and fat sound, whereas if you place it near the edge of the speaker, it sounds much … Continue reading Electric Guitars
Here at Ocean's Edge, I'm taking a multitude of classes. One of which is Audio Production. In Audio Production, we have learned many ways of recording, producing, and even synthesizing different instruments as well as full length songs. One of our recent assignments was to make a MIDI drum kit out of certain samples Doug, … Continue reading Production of drums
Here at Ocean's Edge School, one of the things that is exercised most is public speaking and good communication. Most of the students here (including myself) are not the best public speakers, or at least didn't start off as such but are making good headway to becoming more proficient. I started off quite nervous when … Continue reading Communications and Public Speaking
Over the course of this term here at Ocean's Edge School, we have learned a lot. So much so, that it amazes me when I think of where I was at when I first joined the school. One of the topics we have started on relatively recently is Communications, and more specifically reading the book, … Continue reading Winning With People
This past week in our class, Worship Leading 201 we talked about how there are many different love languages and how God uses our own to communicate to us. Our love languages are built into us and we don't really get to decide on which we use more, or receive best from. There are five different love … Continue reading Love Languages
"Come to Me all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and burden is light." -Matthew 11:28-30 This … Continue reading Burdens