Gallon Costs

Think a gallon of gas is expensive these days? It matters what you compare it to.

If you bought it by the gallon ranch dressing would cost $31
Maple syrup $57
Nyquil $97
Starbucks Expresso $112
Suntan lotion $135
Dandruff Shampoo $168
Chanel #5 perfume $33,280

The price of these items doesn’t normally seem so overwhelming because we buy them in smaller quantities. Whenever you break something big into smaller pieces it becomes easier to handle.

Chances are, you have a big project in front of you right now. Maybe you’ve been procrastinating on it because it seems overwhelming. Just remember, you don’t have to swallow it by the gallon. Start with an ounce today. You might not win your whole community to Christ this year, but you can drop a tract in a phone booth on your way home from work today. Pounce on the ounce if you want to redeem the time.

Rick Grubbs is best known as the host of “Redeeming the Time,” a one-minute radio program featured on hundreds of radio outlets around the world. He has spoken thousands of times on Biblical time management in all 50 states and 26 other countries. He is the author of the book “Morning Momentum: God’s plan for launching an unstoppable day”. He and his wife Carrie live in Salisbury NC with several of their 12 children.

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