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Womans Dictionary
Yes = No
No = Yes
Maybe = No
I’m sorry = You’ll be sorry
We need = I want
It’s your decision = My correct decision should be obvious by now
Do what you want = You’ll pay for this later
We need to talk = I need to complain
Sure go ahead = I don’t want you to
I’m not upset = Of course I’m upset, you moron
This kitchen is so inconvenient = I want a new house
I want new curtains = carpeting, furniture, and wallpaper
I heard a noise = I noticed you were almost asleep
Do you love me? = I’m going to ask for something expensive
How much do you love me? = I did something today you’re going to hate
I’ll be ready in a minute = Kick off your shoes and find a good game on TV
You have to learn to communicate = Just agree with me
Are you listening to me!? = Too late, you’re dead



Things You Don’t Want to Hear During Surgery:

- Oops!
- Has anyone seen my watch?
- That was some party last night I can’t remember when I’ve been that drunk.
- Damn! Page 47 of the manual is missing!
- OK, now take a picture from this angle. This is truly a freak of nature.
- Better save that. We’ll need it for the autopsy.
- Come back with that! Bad Dog!
- Wait a minute, if this is his spleen, then what’s that?
- Hand me that...uh...that uh.....thingie
- If I can just remember how they did this on ER last week.
- Hey, has anyone ever survived 500ml of this stuff before?
- Damn, there go the lights again...
- Ya know, there’s big money in kidneys. Hell, the guy’s got two of ’em.
- Everybody stand back! I lost my contact lens!
- Could you stop that thing from beating; it’s throwing my concentration off.
- I wish I hadn’t forgotten my glasses.
- Well folks, this will be an experiment for all of us.
- Steril, shcmeril. The floor’s clean, right?
- What do you mean he wasn’t in for a sex c…
There was once a young man who, in his youth, professed his desire to become a great writer.

When asked to define "great" he said, "I want to write stuff that the whole world will read, stuff that people will react to on a truly emotional level, stuff that will make them scream, cry, howl in pain and anger!"

He now works for Microsoft, writing error messages.

Extrapolation of history and the proof of God

One standard objection we often hear about Christianity: Christianity has committed a lot of atrocities in history and created some of the darkest periods in history, such as the Crusades and the Inquisitions. Therefore, people find it difficult to believe in the God of Christianity, preferring other options. There are two responses that people who raise this objections will take: either to choose not to believe in any religion (i.e. either agnosticism or atheism) or choose to believe in other religions which seem more tolerant (e.g. buddhism).

Let's face it. Christianity, or what people have done in history in the name of Christ, had hurt its credibility in the eyes of people. That cannot be denied. Crusades, Inquisition, Salem Witch Trials, anti-semitism etc. But I think by that alone, it is difficult for me to believe in any religion, be it Christianity or any other major world religions. Why? Take a look:

World War II: 72,000,000
World War I: 65,000,000 (includes death by Span…

Evil as proof for God?

I just recently watched the movie: Devil. It is an interesting movie. Basically, at the end of the movie, the narrator said, "if the Devil exists, then it means God must exist too".

Before I move on, I will like to recall a particular incident sometime back regarding a conversation with one of my YRC friends. We were walking down from Bukit Panjang to Railway Mail for chill out on a Saturday late night (the last bus had left, that's how late it was). Along the way, I dun know it came to that but he commented that he believes in evil spirits because he has seen them working, but he has not seen God, so he doesn't believe in God.

Note the contrast?

What my friend is saying is that God does not necessarily need to exist for evil spirits to exist. In essence, good does not need to exist for evil to exist.

There was another encounter which I have read. It's an incident that Ravi Zacharias likes to talk about: a student who commented about immorality. I shall not go…
Church Bulletin Quotations
- "Mr. Smith is also a close relative of his brother Wilbur in the church."

- "Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community."

- "Don’t let worry kill you -- let the church help."

- "For those of you who have children and don’t know it, we have a nursery downstairs."

- "This being Easter Sunday, we will ask Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the altar."

- "Children will be led in sinning and Bible study."

Will Christianity fail me?

I have been reading Ravi Zacharias' new book: Has Christianity failed you? This very question is one that the church as a whole has to deal with from time to time. In Hope Church Singapore, we see people leaving church because of this particular thing: Christianity has failed me. Of course, I have to constantly ask myself this question as well. So has Christianity failed me? Will Christianity fail me? How have I come to deal with this issue in my life?

To start off, I think this question is a fairly loaded one, which can be emotional. People who ask this question often do not see that the question requires a bit of dissecting. It is good to dissect the question a bit here. By Christianity, most people will take it as the whole package, which comes with the system of thinking in place, the people, the structure etc and this includes the God whom we talk about in Christianity. When we say Christianity fails us, we often lump all these components together. I choose to see these separ…

Issac and Rebekah

Helping our believers and members to form and develop lifelong relationship is part and parcel of what the church does at a macro level to the working adults in the community. A few thoughts from where I come from and what I have posted over the past few years on such lifelong relationships before I carry on. I still believe that our priority as a Christ follower is to serve and worship Him. This applies to the students in the universities and those who are still studying. Ultimately, as students, one ought to make full use of his free time to explore ways on how he can serve God in the local church and help to bring His Kingdom to his campus. It is a great time to be single. In fact, Paul commented on singleness as such:

I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord's affairs—how he can please the Lord - 1 Cor 7:32
A single man, especially during the time of study, is in the position to concentrate on the affairs of the Lord without being di…

A nice song I have been listening

This is a Chinese song which I have been listening to. Enjoy.

Somethings

There are certain things in life that I have decided not to explain myself or communicate to others on their terms. Sometimes, things are better left unexplained at a particular time and be explained at a better timing. Sometimes, it's better to explain on your own terms rather than allowing people to dictate their terms. Sometimes, it's better to back off and look at it from a wider perspective and not get sucked into all the emotional turmoil.

I was just pondering over an email exchange.

I agree with most of them...

Female Seminars
Female Seminars
by Males

1. Elementary Map Reading

2. Crying and Law Enforcement

3. Advanced Math Seminar: Programming Your VCR

4. You CAN Go Shopping for Less than 4 Hours

5. Gaining Five Pounds vs. The End of the World: A Study in Contrast

6. The Seven-Outfit Week

7. PMS: It’s YOUR Problem, Not Mine "It’s Happened Monthly Since Puberty....... Deal With it"

8. Driving I: Getting Past Automatic Transmissions

9. Driving II: The Meaning of Blinking Orange Lights

10. Driving III: Approximating a Constant Speed

11. Driving IV: Makeup and Driving: It’s As Simple As Oil and Water

12. Football: Not a Game: A Sacrament

13. Telephone Translations: formerly titled "’Me Too’ Equals I Love You"

14. How to Earn Your Own Money

15. Gift-giving Fundamentals: formerly titled "Fabric Bad, Electronics Good"

16. Putting the Seat Down By Yourself: Potential Energy is on Your Side

17. Beyond "Clean and Dirty": The Nuances of Wearable Laundry

18. Yes, You Can Fill Up At A…