The Justice of God's Judgment (1 of 4) by Steve Jones

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The Justice of God's Judgment (1 of 4)
Series: Wrath and Rainbows
Steve Jones
Genesis 6

INTRODUCTION: A while back the hosts of a radio program entitled the John Boy and Billy Show, offered the following advice to men:

Guys, you'd better understand this. There's a points system at work and the ladies are keeping score. Here's a small sample just for your information:

Duties
You make the bed +1
You make the bed, but forget to add the decorative pillows -1
You throw the bed spread over the rumpled sheets -1
You leave the toilet seat up -5
You replace the toilet paper roll when it's empty 0
You check out a suspicious noise at night 0
You check out a suspicious noise at night and it's nothing 0
You check out a suspicious noise at night and it's something +5
You pummel it with a six iron +10
It turns out to be her father -10

A Night Out
You take her to a movie +2
You take her to a movie she likes +4
You take her to a movie you hate +6
You take her to a movie you like -2
It's called Death Cop 3 -3
You lied and said it was a foreign film about orphans -15

Your Physique
You develop a noticeable potbelly -15
You develop a noticeable potbelly and exercise to get rid of it +10
You develop a noticeable potbelly & resort to loose jeans and baggy Hawaiian shirts -30
You say, "I don't care because you have one too" -800

The Big Question
She asks, "Do I look fat?" -5 (Sensitive questions always start with a deficit)
You hesitate in responding -10
You reply, "Compared to what?" -35

Communication
When she wants to talk about a problem, you listen, displaying what looks like a concerned expression 0
When she talks you listen for over 30 minutes +5
You listen for more than 30 minutes without looking at the TV +15


That point system reflects what men perceive as unfairness or an inequity in their dealings with their wives but really points more to a communication problem than anything else. That strikes me as an apt introduction ...


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