Extra! Extra!

Good morning!

We all have those things in life we just can’t live without. Or so we think. So much we’d even pay extra for them.

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Take your home for example. Granite counter tops. Stainless steel appliances. Kitchen islands. Hardwood floors. Walk-in closets. All extras.

Your car. Heated seats. GPS. Rear view camera. Again extras.

Your food. Cheese. Bacon. Sour cream. Extra shot.  More extras.

Your travels. Checked bag. Early check-in. Frequent Flyer’s Club.

All those extras add up.

What in life would you be willing to pay extra to have?

For me I would have to presently say it would be for internet service. I hate to admit it, but I’m kind of addicted to my cell phone. I was a late bloomer when it came to owning a smart phone. But trust me, I’ve made up for lost time! I start my day writing my blog on it. I use it to shop for most everything but groceries.  I read the news on it. I read books on it. I read daily devotionals on my YouVersion app. I watch online church on it. I applied for and got my new  job on it. I listen to music on it. I watch youtubes on it. I make appointments on it. I pay bills on it. I Google everything under the sun that I don’t know on it. I send Facebook messages and posts on it. And I do all of that because I have the internet. Without it my phone is a limited piece of metal and glass.

BUT!  It is NOT the one thing I can’t live without! It’s a creature comfort of this world that I make good use of, but I CAN live without it.

What I can’t live without is Jesus and God’s Word to instruct me.  Without those things I truly can’t live! All the wealth in the world to buy those extras in life wouldn’t compare to the extras you get through Jesus. I choose the extras that matter.  The ones that have already been paid for by Jesus with His life.  I hope you will as well. 🙂

Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death“ Proverbs 11:4

Love and laughter,

Sandy

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