Friday, November 12, 2010
Rice and Beans for the Kingdom
To keep my brain from fretting over silly things like "what to make for dinner", I have been planing a monthly menu. It has helped me TREMENDOUSLY. This is a system I implemented a few months ago and it works for me.
So this is the new thing I am implementing into our meal schedule: Rice and Beans.
I have put it on our menu calendar to have this meal once every week. It is simple and it gets us just a tiny bit closer to understanding our friends who don't have a lot of money to eat anything more extravagant.
It seems to be a tiny and fairly insignificant change to our diet, but every effort, in the name of Jesus, counts. Even in our eating and drinking, we want our lives to live out the efforts to bring the Kingdom of God closer to our hearts, minds, and neighbors.
Here are some folks, right here in Portland who have presented a challenge for the month of March. Their 3 reasons for it are: solidarity, simplicity, and sharing. Read more here.
Would you like to try it out and join us once a week?