The Boston Globe, which carries a daily column designed to answer readers’ queries, listed the top ten unanswerable questions. Here’s one: “I am nine years of age and have a cat that eats regularly and needs to go on a diet. He also eats mice when he is out. How many calories in a mouse?”

I googled it.

This translates to about 10 to 15 pieces of cat kibble or about one ounce of canned cat food. Cats who are not being fed by humans would have to hunt and eat 5 to 6 mice every single day. The average mouse is 30 calories compared to a payday bar which contains 240.

This was only to get your attention. What does that have to do with us? Well, everybody has to eat something, but the necessity for spiritual food surpasses the need for any other nutrition.

Matthew 4:4

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

1 Corinthians 10:3

And all ate the same spiritual food,

I am so glad we don’t have to eat mice and that God has given us a much better diet.

Give it some thought.


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