From Tom . . . Getting Rid of All Those Tequila-Lime Wings or “Everything that Hinders and So Easily Entangles”

Today it came to me in the midst of my quiet time (an epiphany?):  Monday is garbage day.  It is Monday—and it hit me.  I had plenty of room in my garbage can out at the curb and I had noticed a day or two ago some outdated food in the freezer.  Because the garbage guy could arrive any moment, I interrupted my devotional time to examine my deep freeze.  It wasn’t long before my eyes beheld one or two packages of Tequila-Lime Chicken Wings.  I checked the dates and sure enough—one of them, actually both of them were out of date by years, not months!  But with the ice build-up, I didn’t realize that there were three more bags of wings—five in all, and yes, all of them seriously out of date!  I got back to my prayer time without too much disruption. Continue reading

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