While hiking in the country, Susan and her friend Eve spotted a huge bed of
mushrooms that they knew were edible. They gathered a large basketful and
sauteed them that night. Susan’s husband Phil refused to eat them, thinking
they might be poisonous. Two weeks later, Eve and Susan gathered some more
mushrooms. This time, Phil joined them.
“How is it that you’re eating these mushrooms tonight,” Susan asked, “when
you wouldn’t touch the ones we brought home two weeks ago? What changed your
“I thought about it,” Phil explained seriously, “and I figured it would be
better to be found dead with you two than to try to explain two dead women
in my home.”
I accidentally wore a red shirt to Target and, long story short, I’m
covering for Debbie this weekend.
Thought for the day
“Your attitude must be like my own, for I, the Messiah, did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give my life as a ransom for many” Matthew 20:28 TLB
Next time you read about the life of Jesus in the Bible, notice how he dealt with others. Watch how he always put others before himself. When you imitate his attitude, you live your life not for your benefit but for the benefit of others. Jesus consistently showed this throughout the Gospels.