Russ Ray

Trying to become more like Jesus

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This Costco is not our home

On this mountain the Lord Almighty will prepare a feast of rich food for all peoples, a banquet of aged wine—the best of meats and the finest of wines.Isaiah 25:6 (NIV)

The Lord will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.Deuteronomy 28:12 (NIV)

213kpigLiving with four women in the house means that we go through a lot of toilet paper. With three children, it also means there is a 60% chance that the roll won’t get changed when they run out, and for some reason whenever I get there I always end up being the one who gets stuck with no roll.

We began running out so frequently that my wife decided to solve the problem by gigantic rolls of toilet paper in gigantic Costco size packages.

People seem to love Costco, and it’s why they also seem to have stores everywhere now, but there is very little that I ever want to buy there. For example, the 5-pound jar of beef jerky is just too much temptation for me to stay up all night eating the whole jar and playing video games with several bottles of Coke.

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