Author has written 15 stories for Gundam Wing/AC, Harry Potter, Yu Yu Hakusho, Gundam Seed, Naruto, Princess Tutu, Detective Conan/Case Closed, Full Metal Panic, Batman, and Numb3rs.
Welcome to my profile! Sorry I haven't updated in forever; I've been distracted by other stories that I've wanted to write...not to mention school...
Anyway, this is a profile, so I ought say something...
"And this life sentence that I'm serving
'Cause I've been housing all this doubt and insecurity, and
I gotta get outta here
I am a hostage to my own humanity
~Be My Escape, Relient K
Here is a wonderful video I found on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGA2n0Bfxn0&feature=related
And here is an analogy of grace.
An Analogy of Grace
In a religion class, the professor realized that his lectures to his students weren’t getting through to them. They simply stared through the class, bored. So, he resolved to change that.
One afternoon, he called one of the football players into his office. He asked him if he thought he could do 300 pushups.
The football player considered. “All at once?”
“No,” the professor responded, “with breaks in between.”
The football player thought about it and nodded. “Yeah, I think I can do that.”
The professor thanked him and asked him to come to the first class the next day.
The next day, the students were interested in the football player’s presence, and questioned him. He said that the professor had asked him to come.
Then the professor walked in, carrying several boxes full of hot, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. The students were attentive now, curious as to what he would do next. He went up to the first person on the end of the row, and asked them, “Would you like a hot, fresh, Krispy Kreme doughnut?”
The student responded, “Yes, I would.”
The professor turned to the football player and said, “Will you please do 10 pushups so that he can have a doughnut?”
“I will,” said the football player. And he did.
The professor proceeded down the rows, until finally he reached a certain girl. “Would you like a hot, fresh, Krispy Kreme doughnut?” he asked her.
“No, I wouldn’t,” she replied, crossing her arms stubbornly. “Not if he has to do the pushups for me. I’ll do my own pushups.”
The professor smiled and shook his head. “That’s against the rules. Would you like a hot, fresh, Krispy Kreme doughnut?”
She still shook her head. So the professor turned to the football player and asked, “Will you please do 10 pushups for the doughnut that she does not want?”
And he said, “I will,” and did.
The professor took the doughnut and laid it on the girl’s desk. “If you want it, it’s there.”
He proceeded through the class, and some said yes, and some said no, but all had a doughnut laid upon their desk. The football player was tired by now, but others had gathered from other classes to see what was going on.
The professor continued to ask the question, “Would you like a hot, fresh, Krispy Kreme doughnut” of everyone, even those from outside of the classroom. And the football player did 10 pushups for all of them.
When all of the students had been served, the professor thanked the football player, and he left, tired, but having fulfilled his goal.
The professor had a point to make about grace. Jesus was the football player, and he paid the price to give us grace—even if we didn’t want it. He didn’t limit grace to the people of Israel (the classroom) that it was presented to first, but allowed all to come and partake of it. And even if we were like the girl who refused the doughnut, he still left it on the desk, for us to take if we realized we wanted it.
Creed of the Modern Thinker, by Steve Turner
We believe in Marxfreudanddarwin
We believe in sex before, during, and after marriage.
We believe that everything's getting better
We believe there's something in horoscopes, UFO's, and bent spoons.
We believe that all religions are basically the same-at least the one that we read was.
We believe that after death comes the Nothing
We believe in Masters and Johnson
We believe in total disarmament.
We believe that man is essentially good.
We believe that each man must find the truth that is right for him.
We believe in the rejection of creeds,
If chance be
"State of Emergency!"
"Sniper Kills Ten!"
"Troops on Rampage!"
"Whites go Looting!"
"Bomb Blasts School!"
It is but the sound of man
Favorite Color: White (It is too a color!) and most pastels
Favorite Anime/Manga: Angelic Layer, Cardcaptor Sakura, DNAngel, Dual Parallel Trouble Adventure, Fruits Basket, Full Metal Panic and Full Metal Panic Fummofu, Second Raid, Fushigi Yugi, Gatekeepers, Gatekeepers 21, Gundam Wing, Gundam Seed, Gundam Seed Destiny, .hack//sign, .hack// Legend of the Twilight, Inuyasha, Kiddy Grade, Naruto, Orphen, Pretear, Sailor Moon, Spiral, Teen Titans, Tsubasa, Utawarerumono, and Yu Yu Hakusho
Favorite Books: Artemis Fowl (The whole series), Lord of the Rings (Again, the whole series), Inheritance (The whole series...If you don't know what I'm talking about, Eragon, Eldest, and Brisngr), Harry Potter (Once more, the whole series), O'Malley Series (All of them!) The Blue Sword (Robin McKinley)
Favorite Songs: Anna ni Issho Datto no ni, Gundam Seed. For Fruits Basket, Fruits Basket. Haneoto, Gatekeepers 21. Ai Just on My Love, Orphen. Muso-ka (Daydream Song), Utawarerumono. Most Anime songs, to make that simple. And Relient K's songs. And Skillet. And Red.
"It's the tenth, and it will be until midnight." -English teacher, 9th grade
"I cannot read your handwriting." "It's upside down." - 9th grade classmates
"That's what you sound like" "I know. I can hear myself." - upperclassmen
"If you have to be in prison...ahem, excuse me, in class..." -9th grade English teacher
"Is that a photon?" -upperclassman 1 "You're a photon"- upperclassman 2 "Scholars insults" -upperclassman 3
"You made my paper bleed green!" "It's an alien!" -9th grade classmate and I (apparently I edit harshly)
"Kyle ate my cat? What?" -upperclassman, in response to randomly French speaking upperclassman
"Don't you steal from me. Stealer" "Yes." "Stealer!" "Yes! I am a newspaper thief!"-10th grade Bible teacher and upperclassman
"I had four house plants, and I killed them because they were making too much oxygen." -11th grade Bible teacher (he's very sarcastic, and very funny)
"Today in Ancient History..." -Chihiro
"And what else did Darwin do on his deathbed?" -One of Chihiro's teachers "He died." - One of Chihiro's classmates
"There are ranks of generals, one star, two stars..."-11th grade AP US History teacher "Like Hotels?"-11th grade classmate
"So the Supreme Court could interpret "the right to bear arms" as the animal "bear" and I have the right to attach bear arms to myself?" -11th grade classmate (The sad thing is, that is correct, they could)
"Now his hands are cold!" -11th grade Spanish teacher. We were watching West Side Story, and right then, the main boy character died...he was referring to how the main girl character had, when they first met, gotten him to take her hands because "they were cold."
"There was a line, and now it's behind me. Bye line!" -11th grade Bible teacher
"There's a fish, kill it!" -11th grade classmate
"This is not on Friday's test," -11th grade math teacher "Then what's the point?" -11th grade classmate "It's on the next test." -11th grade math teacher
"Radiation- it's like money. It's green, and it kills people." -11th grade classmate, in math class. In reference to the fact that both money and radiation can be modeled by exponential growth/ decay.
"Here comes the sandstorm to blow up Busch Gardens!" -little girl at the doctor's office, playing with one of those bead things (I couldn't help but wonder where she learned the word "sandstorm")
"You cannot vote for X-Box 5, X-Box 5 cannot be president." -11th grade classmate, when two conversations interfered with one another and somehow merged
"It's not out in the middle of nowhere, but you can see nowhere from it. Nowhere's over there, and it's over here." -11th grade classmate
"Will you please dismiss the rich-" -A school announcement; they meant to say Regional Swimmers and Divers, but somehow they got cut off...
"You want a Hershey's Kiss?" -11th grade boy classmate "Yes!" -11th grade girl classmate "Ah, he wants to give you a kiss!" -other 11th grade girl. Awkward pause. "Want a candy cane instead?" -boy "Sure." -girl
"What is this, beat up Grant day?" -11th grade classmate, teasingly picked on. "It is not..." -upperclassman, trails off as other upperclassman hits Grant on the head. Continues, "Thanks for proving my point."
A girl, about a boy in my AP History class: "Can I kill him?" Teacher: "No, you hold him down, and I'll kill him."
"You want to get to the point where you can't figure it out. No, I mean where you don't need to figure it out." -Precalculus teacher, talking about memory work
"All rise to the court of Judge Mental." -AP History class, 11th grade classmate (about himself)
"I'm a bad influence on everyone around me." -11th grade classmate "Yes. Oh, I'm sorry, was that a true or false question?" -AP History class teacher.
"What is a rainforest trying to sell you?" -11th grade classmate. "Bulldozers!"-11th grade classmate "Chainsaws!"-11th grade classmate (if you couldn't guess, all three are boys)
"Which country smokes chocolate?" -sarcastic upperclassman "Wait, Japan smokes chocolate?" -underclassman, a minute later
"No texting at the card table" -upperclasswoman
"I turned on the radio, and that song was on, and I laughed, and then I screamed." -upperclasswoman
"In precalculus, you don't cry."- Precalculus teacher, then several minutes later, after conversation has continued, "In precalculus, you don't have fun either."
"You treat books like cookies." -woman to her daughter. My mind: "You eat them?"
"You took the last resort first." -Precalculus teacher
"You would have missed infinitely half of the answers." -Precalculus teacher
"I thought Il Duce meant 'the chocolate'?" -AP History classmate; really means "the leader" and is what Mussolini was called
"If you overheat a goldfish, 3 seconds later it'll forget." -11th grade boy classmate, on the realization that electronics and goldfish have the same length of memory
"Yeah, they're not going to annoy me, I have children." -AP History teacher
"The second Friday the thirteenth in a row..." -upperclassman "They're not in a row, that would be impossible." -11th grade classmate
"I couldn't hear because my eye hurt!" -11th grade classmate
"There is absolutely no excuse that will be accepted for a full-credit late project. If you are sick, in the hospital, out of gas, "dog ate my homework"- it doesn't matter! A parent, a neighbor, a friend, a person at Circle K you paid off must bring the project in on time or you will receive the deductions listed below." -Final Scholars Project rubric
In a dramatic tone: "No! Take my- Ew, your hand's dirty," -11th grade boy classmate, mocking the dramatic scenes
"Take apart your make-up bag and put it back together in 15 seconds. Go!" -11th grade boy classmate
"Ma'am, Asians have many powers, but X-ray vision is not one of them" -11th grade classmate to other Bible teacher, when he needed to see the board.
"I'm Mike-stand-less. Huh, it'd be funny if one of you were named Mike Standless." -11th grade chapel speaker
"FE: Irony." - T-shirt
"It's not that big a deal-except it is." -AP History teacher
"People say video-games are violent; you have to kill 17 people to win a game of chess." -Upperclassman
Sarcastically: "Because it must be, it is." -Precalculus teacher, showing what we were saying in our mistake in the problem
"If it doesn't kill you, it still hurts" -my dad
"If one did nothing simply because he told himself nothing he did would make a difference, then he would end up doing even less then nothing. For nothing would change, and nothing would end." -Kira, Gundam Seed
"Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea until they have something to forgive." - C. S. Lewis
"Blow, blow, thou winter wind. Thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude." -William Shakespeare
"A man who is not a liberal at 16 has no heart; a man who is not a conservative at 60 has no head." -Benjamin Disraeli
"Artists use lies to tell the truth; politicians use lies to cover the truth." -Anonymous
"To forgive is to set the prisoner free, and then discover that the prisoner was you." -Anonymous
"If you got what you want and you are still not happy, you've spent everything and gained nothing. " -Macbeth
"As if killing time won't adversely affect eternity." -Henry David Thoreau
"It's better to go the extra foot every time than the extra mile now and then." --Dan Zadra
"The face of a child can say it all—especially the mouth part."
"The sick man does himself no favor when he makes the doctor his heir."
"I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing."
"Some people are like slinkys. They're not much to look at, but you can't help but smile when they fall down the stairs..."
"Just be yourself. Everyone else is taken."
“I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.”
“Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die.”
"I like to visit reality, but I wouldn't want to live there."
“Try not to let your mind wander. It’s too small to be outside on its own.” -T-shirt
"The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense."
"Don’t play dumb with me, I'll always win."
"There are two ways to argue with a woman. Neither one works."
"Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk?"
On Church Signs:
"God does not believe in atheists, therefore atheists don't exist."
"Free coffee. Everlasting life. Yes, membership has its privileges."
Other Info: Read Dragonwiles' stories! He's really helped me in my writing. Thanks to him and Chihiro, who is finally on this site (she's posting a story by all three of us). They've really helped me improve my writing and inspired me to continue.
Stories to be Posted:
Monster in My Tummy: Iruka tries to teach Naruto how to eat right. It turns out a little differently than he thought. (Naruto)
Never Thought He'd Listen: Itatchi never thought Sasuke’d listen. He thought Sasuke would ignore, go against everything he had taught him that night. He had thought it would teach his brother the wrong path. He hadn’t thought that would be the path Sasuke would follow. (Naruto)
Batman Ultimate Villain: It's not going to be continued any time soon-- honestly, I find it embarrassing, but a lot of you seem to like it...
Chance Encounter: Three years have passed since Don saw Conan. Don never expected to meet another kid like Conan—even if this girl is very different, and apparently a witness in an upcoming trial. And she’s got an interesting body guard, too… (Numb3rs/Detective Conan Crossover)
Revolution: Fire and Ice: Some say the world will end in fire…. Itatchi was thirteen. He didn’t believe the massacre was necessary. Danzo didn’t care. Some say in ice….An unlikely foursome are going to change the world. Itatchi, Sasuke, Zabuza, and Haku-centric. No pairings. (Naruto)
Nothing Gold Can Stay: Sasuke realizes the truth when Naruto chooses to die—nothing gold can stay. But gaining the Mangekyo Sharingan opens a choice that neither of them ever considered. Sasuke takes a risk, hoping that he can force the golden optimism of his friend to stay. Time Travel fic. (Naruto)
Sakura and the Mysterious School of Magic: Card Captor Sakura goes to Hogwarts during Harry's sixth year. How will the eleven year old prodigy and her friends influence life? 11 chapters and the ending written, I just need to write in the middle. (Card Captor Sakura)
A Bit Confused: Yusuke's mother has ties to the Yakuza, right? So it only makes sense that the police would eventually start investigating her. But when they realize how rich the son is, with no observable cause, they turn their attention to him, unaware of just how complicate this will get for Itou Kazuki, the poor officer on stakeout duty. (Yu Yu Hakusho)
Harry Potter/Card Captor Sakura Crossover: Harry Potter is nine years old, neglected and mistreated by his only family, the Dursleys. He has no friends at school, because Dudley's gang bullies him. So why doesn't any muggle notice this and do something about it? Kaho Mizuki, the new math teacher, won't just let fate run its own course. (Card Captor Sakura, Harry Potter)
And Then There Were Three: Sasuke didn't run away on the night Itatchi killed their clan. Itatchi never got the chance to tell Sasuke he was weak. Sasuke was ready to die that night, as long as it would mean something. The bonds of family are powerful indeed. (Naruto)
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