It's A Guy's Life!

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It's A Guy's Life!

In a sermon about the family called “Looking Back on Things That Matter,” which aired in February 2010 as part of the Family Matters series, Chuck Swindoll read a list of great reasons for being a man. Here is a sample of that list. And speaking as a woman, I think you guys are fantastic. Enjoy.

Great Things about Being a Man

  • You don’t have to go to the bathroom with a support group.
  • Whole conversations are over in 30 seconds flat.
  • You know stuff about tanks.
  • You can kill your own food.
  • Wedding plans take care of themselves.
  • You can quietly enjoy a car ride from the passenger seat.
  • You don’t have to clean up your flat just because the meter reader is coming.
  • You can watch TV for hours with your buddy and never wonder if he’s mad at you.
  • Your pants are £10.00 for a three-pack.
  • Grey hair and wrinkles only add character.
  • You can stop by your buddy’s house without having to bring a little gift.
  • If another guy shows up at the party wearing the same suit, you might become lifelong friends.
  • You seldom have strap problems in public.
  • Your belly usually covers your hips.
  • One outfit, one wallet, one pair of shoes, one colour for all seasons.
  • A few belches are expected and tolerated.
  • You can do your nails with a pocket knife.
  • You have freedom of choice concerning growing a mustache.
  • Christmas shopping for 25 relatives can be accomplished at the same store in 45 minutes.

About the Author

Collen Swindoll-Thompson

Colleen Swindoll Thompson holds a bachelor of arts degree in Communication from Trinity International University as well as minors in psychology and education. Colleen serves as the director of Reframing Ministries at...