This is one of my friends who shares lovely things. I hope you’ll enjoy this as much as I did.
My grandparents were Oklahomans during the most difficult of American history: the Depression and the Dust Bowl. My grandmother was frugal, and I wish I knew all the ways. Foil was one.
“I even wash aluminum foil so I can use it again–if it’s not too messy,” joked a friend. “My son makes fun of me, but that’s what my mother did, and I just picked up the habit. Seems so wasteful to throw away a perfectly good piece of foil, just because it has a bit of goop on it.”
We were discussing the frugal habits passed down to us from our parents. They were children during the Great Depression, and learned to conserve, reuse, and make do. Now, eighty years later, the effects of that difficult time are still impacting many of us today.
Might the same effect occur in the spiritual realm? Might our spiritual habits not only impact those around us, but even generations to come?
An anonymous psalmist alluded to our long-reaching influence: “Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who finds great delight in his…
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