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How Do You Like Your Ice Cream?

A couple years ago at my daughter’s track practice, I tell her, “If you run hard, I’ll get you ice cream at Chick-fil-A afterwards.” 

She runs hard. 

As soon as we get to Chick-fil-A, she heads to the bathroom. On her way to the bathroom, she turns around and says, “Daddy, make sure they put my ice cream in a cup.” 

I answer, “Okay.” 

But when I get to the register, I forget to tell them. 

When she returns from the bathroom, I hand her a cone. 

She says, “Daddy, what is this? I thought I told you I wanted my ice cream in a cup.” 

I say, “Oh yeah! I forgot. . . . But it doesn’t matter. It’s still the same ice cream.” 

So she walks up to the register. 

I ask, “Where are you going?” 

She says, “I’m going to tell them to put this in a cup!” 

She knew what she wanted. 

Do you know what you want God to do for you? 

If you want your ice cream in a cup, don’t settle for a cone. 

Somewhere, God has a cup just for you. Go get it.