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Uniformity Is a Means of Grace

Santa Claus got a little too personal with Christy's stocking a few weeks ago. An avid coffee drinker, she enjoys her Keurig coffee maker very much. Well, evidently Santa has a bit of an environmentalist streak: instead of a box of 18 plastic cups, she was given a reusable pod (not this exact one, but you get the idea) and a bag of coffee. Since then both of us have tried to make the perfect cup of coffee for Christy-- I've never been much of a coffee drinker-- with mostly disappointing results. Yesterday the pre-made pods returned home-- the prodigal consumer product's triumphant return. There were smiles of joy everywhere.

I saw this on Facebook the other day and had a little chuckle. I offer it without further comment.

Predictability is a means of grace for some; for others, variety is key. Take cologne, for example. I never wear the same kind twice. Christy would be more than happy to enjoy the same stuff every day, forever. I could see myself as a fan of leasing a car…