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Day Twenty three - Something you crave for a lot.


My number one thing that I crave is to lie down.  Not even to necessarily sleep but to lay down.  I love to lie down and read or lie down and watch TV or lie down and watch the world go by.  It's the thing I crave the most.  But I also worry that I'm lying down too much.  So it's a catch 22.
 
The number one food that I crave is a toss up between french fries and ice cream.  Those are the things that I get cravings for.  I'll eat just about any version of them.  I'm not picky, though I do adore Red Robin's steak fries, NUM!  And I get a hankering for Pumpkin Pie, Winter White Chocolate, and Baseball Nut from Baskin Robbins from time to time. 
 
The number one movie that I crave is You've Got Mail.  I can sit lie down and watch that movie back to back for an entire day.  I know because I did it one time when it was on one of those Turner networks that does crazy stuff like that.
 
The number one place that I crave is Edisto Beach in South Carolina.  I spent time camping there as a kid and I still crave those carefree sunburned days.
 
The number one person I crave is Joel.  I am sad to see him go and glad to hear him return each day he has to go to work.  I'm thankful that he goes to work and provides for us, but I miss him the entire time he's gone and anticipate his return.
 
The number one car that I crave is a Mini Cooper.  I want one, bad.  I want it customized, too. They have it in diesel across the border, but I'd take the gas version or any version if I could just have one!
 
The number one restaurant that I crave is Duke's BBQ in Ridgeville, SC.  All you can eat or carry out only open two days a week and food that is delicious and reminds me of home.
 
The number one craving that I have in my life is more Jesus.  I love God and it never quite feels like I have enough.  I love to read the Bible, serve Him, and pray, but every day I wake up with the craving to do it all over again and to do it better with more love this time. 
 
What do you crave?

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