Friday, December 16, 2011

Christmas conversation in Meijers checkout line

I was waiting in the checkout line at Meijers today when the friendly man behind me commented, "Christmas is so expensive today. When I was a boy a hot wheels car was great. Today our kids want all this electronic stuff that costs a fortune."

I commented, "Isn't it interesting that it's all about a baby who was homeless and born to peasant parents?"

He liked that.

Then I mentioned that he could blame the Magi for starting the whole tradition with some really expensive gifts.

He liked that.

To keep it all in perspective, I need to remember 2 Corinthians 8:9: "For you know the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich."

I like that!

1 comment:

MrJumpjet said...

Good Stuff...