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Showing posts from July 10, 2011

i don't want God to be a leftover in my life

so many of us have good intentions, especially when it comes to saving our leftovers. after a meal we pack up the extra food in containers and safely store it away in our refrigerator believing we will eat it before it goes bad. some of us do it out of habit-we saw our parents doing it when we were growing up. some of us do it out of guilt-there are so many starving people in the world. some of us do it out of thrift-we hate to see good money go down the drain. but most of us-if not all of us at times-let those leftovers spoil. they sit and sit and sit, slowly getting pushed further and further to the back of the shelf, as we search around for different foods and more exciting choices. that's not to say we don't take a bite here and there. the mashed potatoes might get eaten up. the chicken might get finished. even the apple pie might have a chance. (let's be honest, the apple pie always has a chance!) but the lima beans, the peas, the leftover spinach? not so m