December 29, 2021 –
My mother’s chicken noodle soup was great for a cold or sore throat. My wife’s excellent vegetable beef soup made by boiling beef and various vegetables in water has the taste and smell of health. A bowl of her soup ignites every taste bud in the mouth.
Scripture tells the story of a tired and frustrated Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for bread and a hot bowl of vegetable and meat soup. In doing so, Esau showed how little he cared about his rights as the firstborn son. (Story in Genesis 25:29-34 ICB)
Don’t allow your tiredness and frustration to dictate actions that affect your joy. Be sure you don’t sell your soul for a cup of soup—even if it is my wife’s soup.