I get offended when someone tells me something I've known since I was eight or I've heard a hundred times. Wait, that was a lie. I get offended when MY HUSBAND tells me something I've known since I was eight and I've heard a hundred times. Especially when 99 of those times, I've heard it from him.
- Kangaroos are a type of marsupial--they have pouches to carry their babies in.
- Black is not a color but a combination of all the colors in the spectrum mixed together.
- Only domesticated cats meow--large cats like tigers and leopards don't.
At my best, I sigh and roll my eyes. At my worst, I say something snarky like, "If you think I'm that stupid, why did you marry me?" (Sorry, God. I know that's disrespectful. But even Jesus got miffed at his disciples!)
Kevin and those in your life who have a teaching, explaining, or communication gift can't help themselves. They HAVE to tell someone what they know or they'll burst. It's in their DNA.
I only wish the Lord would provide someone besides me as the listener. Some little seven-year-old who hasn't heard that there is more water on the globe than land...
I have a great idea! Tell me something I don't know! About yourself, an interesting place you've lived or visited, a Bible verse or book you recently read, anything. I'm craving new knowledge...