Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Moving On Down

We are moving. Once more. It appears we are continually moving. Pressing, unpacking. Assuredly we settle one of nowadays.

WSIB is cutting our pay (they do this to individuals constantly) So we are moving back home. Home, the spot where we are agreeable, together, and everyone knows your name. It could happen at whatever time in the middle of now and April. That is the baffling part, we don't know when, where, how, and not certain why...

My hubby is just permitted to lift 5lbs or less as indicated by his confinements from the Dr. furthermore in the event that you know me, I can left around 4lbs. hehe. I am just 111 lbs myself. Robust muscle...yeah right. My children can lift more than both of us set up together. Thank heavens I have 2 in number young men to bail us out!

The uplifting news is I home instruct the young men, so they don't need to switch schools and stress over all that sort of stuff. They know everybody back home and have a really tolerable social loop. We've just lived away for a year so sliding go into swimming lessons, jui jit su, youth gatherings, and different exercises won't be such a troublesome undertaking.

We let them know about the move and both young men were cheerful! Envision that! I thought there would be tears and disappointment. Disclaim it to youngsters to take a gander at the brilliant side of things. They were both extremely steady and had some true positive things to say in regards to the move. My eldest is anticipating keeping an eye on profiting. (he's old enough now and individuals are request him) My most youthful can hardly wait to set out for some swimming once more! The YMCA in this city doesn't have a pool in light of the fact that they are at a provisional area (in the event that you can call 2 to 3 years brief) so he misses his swimming.

The drawback is my hubby need to drive a hour and half for school once more. He's in another program now and the hours are a bit better yet at the same time, that is a lengthy drive in the mornings and afterward do it again in the nighttimes.

I will most likely start up childcare again once we're settled. I have individuals inquiring as to whether I will watch their kids again once I'm back around the local area.

Gee, taking a gander at this data makes me ask why we moved out in any case? Gracious definitely, WSIB let us know we have as well. They have an excessive amount of control over individuals' lives. I accept that if this ever happens again we will let them know NO!! I think about whether the ruined enterprise has heard that some time recently??

It will be decent to be out of the desert land. We've been in the desert for around 3 years now and we are anticipating the Promise land. Regardless of the possibility that it is brimming with monsters. We are intersection the Jordan and setting off to the place where there is drain and nectar!

Thursday, 28 February 2013

Humble Oil

Humble Oil and Refining Co. was founded in 1911. The company would later consolidate with Standard Oil of New Jersey to become Exxon. Exxon U.S.A. traces its roots from the Humble Oil Company, in the town of Humble, Texas, which was chartered in Texas in February 1911 with a capital of $150,000 (raised to $300,000 in 1912). In order to develop a refinery adjacent to the Goose Creek Oil Field at Baytown, Texas, on which Humble was the primary operator, the company was reorganized in 1917 and incorporated on June 21 as the Humble Oil and Refining Company with a capitalization of $1 million based on 40,000 shares at $100 par value. The original company resulted from the collaboration of Ross S. Sterling and Walter Fondren, Sr. with Robert L. Blaffer, James Cooke Wilson, William Stamps Farish II, Harry Carothers Wiess, and others. In the new organization were merged the Paraffine Oil Company, Blaffer and Farish, Schulz Oil Company, Ardmore Oil Company, and Globe Refining Company. In February 1919, Humble doubled the number of shares authorized and sold 50 percent of its stock to Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. This initiated Humble's long-term connection with the company that eventually absorbed it as Exxon Company, U.S.A. Standard Oil of New Jersey was identified as the particular target of antitrust enforcers in Texas in the early decades of the twentieth century, and the corporation found it much easier to do business in the state through Humble, its partially owned but autonomously directed affiliate. In 1948 Humble had issued a total of eighteen million shares with a total capitalization of $475 million; Standard Oil Company of New Jersey owned 72 percent of the stock. In 1917 Humble had 217 wells and a daily crude oil production of about 9,000 barrels. The company's production was expanded steadily. It made large additions to its reserves in the 1930s and increased production during World War II in order to meet war needs. Humble became the largest domestic producer of crude oil during the war and continued in that position into the 1950s. In 1949 the company had a net production of 275,900 barrels (43,860 m3) daily of crude oil and 15,900 barrels (2,530 m3) daily of natural-gas liquids. At the end of 1949 the company was operating 9,928 wells.

Monday, 23 July 2012


Catholic texts view humility as annexed to the cardinal virtue of temperance. It is viewed as a potential part of temperance because temperance includes all those virtues that restrain or express the inordinate movements of our desires or appetites.

Humility is defined as, "A quality by which a person considering his own defects has a humble opinion of himself and willingly submits himself to God and to others for God's sake." St. Bernard defines it as, "A virtue by which a man knowing himself as he truly is, abases himself. Jesus Christ is the ultimate definition of Humility."

Humility was a virtue extolled by Saint Francis of Assisi, and this form of Franciscan piety led to the artistic development of the Madonna of humility first used by them for contemplation.The Virgin of humility sits on the ground, or upon a low cushion, unlike the Enthroned Madonna representations. This style of painting spread quickly through Italy and by 1375 examples began to appear in Spain, France and Germany and it became the most popular among the styles of the early Trecento artistic period.

St. Thomas Aquinas, a 13th century philosopher and theologian in the Scholastic tradition, defines humility similarly as "the virtue of humility" that "consists in keeping oneself within one's own bounds, not reaching out to things above one, but submitting to one's superior" (Summa Contra Gent., bk. IV, ch. lv, tr. Joseph Rickaby).

Humility is said to be a fit recipient of grace; according to the words of St. James, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble" (Proverbs 3:34, 1Peter 5:5, James 4:6).

"True humility" is distinctly different from "false humility" which consists of deprecating one's own sanctity, gifts, talents, and accomplishments for the sake of receiving praise or adulation from others, as personified by the fictional character Uriah Heep created by Charles Dickens. In this context legitimate humility comprises the following behaviors and attitudes:

Submitting to God and legitimate authority

Recognizing virtues and talents that others possess, particularly those that surpass one's own, and giving due honor and, when required, obedience

Recognizing the limits of one's talents, ability, or authority; and, not reaching for what is beyond one's grasp
As illustrated in the person of Moses, who leads the nation of Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt and to the “Promised Land”, humility is a sign of Godly strength and purpose, not weakness. Of this great leader, the Bible states, “(For Moses was a man exceeding meek above all men that dwelt upon earth)" (Numbers 12:3).
The vices opposed to humility are: (A) pride (by reason or defect). (B) a too great obsequiousness or abjection of oneself; this would be considered an excess of humility,and could easily be derogatory to one's office or holy character; or it might serve only to pamper pride in others, by unworthy flattery, which would occasion their sins of tyranny, arbitrariness, and arrogance. The virtue of humility may not be practiced in any external way that would occasion vices in others.

Amongst the benefits of humility described in the Bible are honor, wisdom, eternal life, unity, rewards in heaven and others. In the Bible, an exhortation to humility is found in Philippians 2:1-17.

Also in 1Peter 2:23, concerning Jesus Christ's behavior in general and submission to unjust torture and execution in particular: "Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not: but delivered himself to him that judged him justly."

In Amish thought and practice, the concept of Gelassenheit is a manifestation of humility of spirit.

Monday, 5 September 2011


Humility (adjectival form: humble) is the quality of being modest, and respectful. Humility, in various interpretations, is widely seen as a virtue in many religious and philosophical traditions, being connected with notions of transcendent unity with the universe or the divine, and of egolessness.