Saturday, December 19, 2009

What's scary... that I've eaten most of these burgers. No wonder I feel the need to go on a diet. I wonder whether these burgers are like "The Machine" from the movie, The Princess Bride: each burger sucks a year of your life away.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Who knew?

That Mississippi is the 6th happiest state in the United States? Of the top ten, it is interesting that six are in the South (Louisiana, Tennessee, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina and Alabama). All we need is Georgia and Arkansas and you'd have the entire SEC in the list!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Good words from Tim Keller...

...on dealing with controversy. I especially appreciated this line: "The biggest danger of receiving criticism is not to your reputation, but to your heart."

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

D. G. Hart on the Manhattan Declaration

Aside from the fact that Darryl Hart stole some of my best lines (I had tweeted on December 9, "I didn't sign the Manhattan Declaration because I don't like the Yankees or the Mets"), he has written perhaps the best response to the recent ecumenical statement.

Santa Claus?

Some interesting thoughts from Noel Piper on why she and John did not talk about Santa with their kids.