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In a Calvin & Hobbes comic strip for Mother’s Day, Calvin is shown standing beside his
mother’s bed.

“Hey, Mom! Wake up. I made you a Mother’s Day card.”
“My, how sweet of you.” she says.
“I did it all by myself. Go ahead & read it.” Calvin responds.

So she reads it:
“I was going to buy a card with hearts of pink & red.
But then I thought I’d rather spend the money on me instead.
It’s awfully hard to buy things when one’s allowance is so small.
So I guess you’re pretty lucky I got you anything at all.
Happy Mother’s Day. There, IĆ­ve said it. Now I’m done.
So how about getting out of bed & fixing breakfast for your son.”
Signed, “Calvin.”

“I’m deeply moved.” said his mother.
“Did you notice the part about my allowance?” He asks.

Take it to the Next Level
I sometimes wonder if our praise to God is often along the same lines?
We often fail to give to God because we are more concerned about using the money for ourselves.
I have bills to pay, kids to feed and my wife’s shopping sprees to pay for…
“I’d rather spend it on me.”
And then, we give God our praise, and worship,
but in the back of our minds we have an agenda:
“God, would you mind taking a look at my allowance?”


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