I am a guy whose natural inclination is to excess. I know you’d never guess that by looking at me.
By the grace of God, I married someone very thrifty… which is particularly important when you’re raising a large family. If she goes shopping, she tends to buy exactly what she expects she will need. If I go shopping, I tend to buy an extra of everything.
Those are our tendencies, though we have both been moderated somewhat by life’s practicalities. This is a very good thing.
But there are times when I realize that my innate wiring that makes me want to make sure there are at least two steaks for everyone (even when I know some will barely eat a half of one) is put there as a reminder. It points me to one of those ways I am like my Father. Continue reading More Than Enough