According to an informal
account of curious conflict resolution, Otto von Bismarck, Chancellor of
Germany (1871 to 1890), had such a “beef” with the scientist Rudolf Virchow,
that he challenged him to a duel.
Dr. Virchow, as the one
who was challenged, got to make the choice of weapons. Engaged at the time in
"investigations relating to trichinosis," the good doctor opted for
less than conventional arms.
there they are—those two sausages. One of them is full of trichinae; the other
is pure. Let his Excellency breakfast with me. We will eat the sausages; and he
shall take his choice of them.”
The Chancellor, so amused
by the suggestion of resolving the issue by means of sausages, called off the
duel. Conflict is unavoidable, but how we chose to engage in it is entirely up
to us. We must keep our wits and keep our tempers.
Brown had back surgery in Plano last Tuesday. The surgery went well and
Jennifer was released from the hospital on Wednesday. The family is now at
Also keep these people in your
hearts and prayers:
Jennings, Darla Young, Gaye Young, Melody
Jennings, Linda Hodges, Lanelle Dovel, Bill Huff, Wynelle Waldo, Herb
Huff, Butch Moore, Annette Tracy, Terry Cash, Duane
Tracy, Sean Chambers, Linda Hayhurst, Lena
Allison, Gigi Barlow, Noe Jackson, Yvonne Nevins, Charles McKone,
Carolyn Cox, Jeff Swanson, Linda Cates, Gayle Scott, Theron Culwell,
Carolyn Culwell, Nelda Elliff, Dony House,Service
men and women, AIM, Mission Teams, College Students
Allison Toby Brown
Larry Stewart Daryl Tucker
Richard Combest Ross
Bobby Moudy Danny Tucker
Johnson Delphine Ruiz
Because the Lord is my
Shepherd, I have everything
I need! He lets me rest in
meadow grass and leads me
beside the quiet streams.
Bible Study at 9:30 Services at 10:30
Sunday:Bible Class...9:30 a.m.
Worship...10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Bible Class 9:30 A.M. Bible Study...6:00 p.m.
1st and 3rd Sundays of the month...potluck followed by
early evening services.