Saturday, October 27, 2012

Cottage Cheese and the French Revolution

This week we took some cottage cheese out of the refrigerator.   My daughters told me it was not good anymore.  I skimmed off the top and set it back on the table assuring everyone.

"It is fine now.   I took the top off."

To which Ruthiey replied:

"Yeah, that's what they said during the French Revolution too."

To which we howled in laughter.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Steps in Response to Criticism

"Be slow to speak (James 1:19). 
Don’t interrupt or respond too quickly. Let them finish. If you speak too quickly you might speak rashly or in anger."
This is just one of the excellent steps Altrogge gives for responding to criticism.  Read the other 11  here:

10 Zingers

Admittedly, I nabbed this off Tim challies' blog (and he nabbed it off The Gospel Coalition blog).   Too good to ignore.  These are questions we can (humbly, calmly, and respectfully) ask prochoice people.  I'm giving you a bite here.   For the whole pie, click here:

8. You describe abortion as a “tragic choice.” If abortion is not morally objectionable, then why is it tragic? Does this mean there is something about abortion that is different than other standard surgical procedures?