One night after church, a bunch of us decided we needed to go to iHop! (Because that’s how we roll!)
Jai, our Worship Pastor, ordered scrambled eggs with cheese. Pretty simple… no big deal. Not me! I’m complicated. My order is CRAZY!
I’m like,“I’ll have the New York cheesecake pancakes, but I DON’T want whipped cream, but I DO want double the strawberries, and DON’T bring me any syrup. I want my eggs over easy, but I want the turkey sausage NOT the turkey bacon. And I’ll do the hash browns, but I only want them if they’re EXTRA crispy because I DON’T like it when they’re squishy in the middle.”
Hey… if I’m gonna invest the calories, I don’t want to eat just anything. I want EXACTLY what I ordered
When our food came, mine was perfect, but Jai’s eggs didn’t have any cheese. She kept trying to get the waitress’ attention. I felt so bad for her because her food was getting COLD while I was getting FAT!
When the waitress finally came over, Jai was so sweet and polite.“Could you please put some cheese on and melt it in the microwave? That’d be awesome.”
The waitress said, “Oh HONEY! We’re not gonna microwave your eggs! We’re gonna make you some FRESH eggs. They’ll be the CHEESIEST eggs you ever did see!”
So Jai says, “Well if you’re gonna do all that…then I’ll take some avocado on the side, TOO
God has ordered up pretty amazing lives for uswith all the FIXINS! But, it’s the enemy’s job to make us doubt what God can do.
We don’t have to suffer through a bunch of stuff that was never intended for us: the bad relationship, the terrible diagnosis, the financial ruin.
Don’t accept anything less than God’s best. Just SEND IT BACK!
Have you ever had to send something back at a restaurant because it was just not what you ordered? (Show me a raised hand) Or, am I the only one?