Watts (What’s) You Shining?
Watts. It is not just an English guy named Charlie playing drums with the iconic Rolling Stones cranking out a systematic beat. Watts….It is not just a city in Southern Los Angeles where Sanford and Son resided so lovingly together yet never seeing eye to eye on anything. We all know that Rollos did not steal those hub-caps Fred always and ignorantly accused him of stealing simply because he is Puerto Rican.
Watts is also a unit of power. A measurement of how much power is emitted per second. It’s most common use as us nonelectricians know it, is how bright is a light-bulb. Obviously, a 100 watt bulb burns brighter than a 60 watt bulb.
How many watt bulb did Uncle Fester light up? I do not know and the truth is I do not care although I enjoyed many nights listening to “The house is a museum, (snap-snap) it really is a scream (snap-snap)….the Addams Family.” !@&!%#¥€~>
My question is how many watts are you lighting up when you shine your light?
Your inner-light radiates a brightness when it is fueled with a never-ending powerful source of love from Jesus Christ. When you accept Christ’s love and care, your light will bury the needle on any gray colored vintage voltage-meter made of heavy-gauge steel.
What if each morning before you left the house for work, school, the gym, or where ever it is you go, you put a light-bulb on your head? The fresh four-pack package of lightbulbs lies right next to your toothbrush, placing this bulb on your head becomes part of your early morning daily routine. The question is how many watts do you choose?
You get to pick how bright your light is going to shine. How many watts are you emitting? Are you choosing a 60 watt bulb or a 100 watt bulb? It is up to you. You can make that decision each and every morning. I am choosing the 100 watt bulb for my maximum glow.
Simply ask God. Say “Father, allow me to see the bright side of everything today and illuminate through me your powerful light that is fueld perpetually by the eternal flame that burns passionately in my heart for your gracious love. I am asking you Lord, to let my light shine today.” Scripture says, Ask and you will receive.
Light your lamp for people to see it. Luke 11:33 says, “No one lights a lamp and then hides it under a bowl, they put it on the stand so people can see the light when they come in.”
Allow me to encourage you to let your light shine. Get fueled by the Holy Spirit. People are attracted to light, that is what makes sunny days more popular than rainy days, although I love singing and dancing in the rain Gene Kelley style with a smile on my face.
Get powered up. Let lightening boldly strike. Turn your light on, even in the pouring-rain. Never let a dreary Monday get you down again. Let your light shine, let it shine, let it shine.
I like this a lot dad. Makes you think about the attitude we reflect upon to others
That’s true Lindsey girl. We have a higher responsibility but with God’s grace the light shines brightly 🙂
Another good story, Tim. This reminds me of another verse that goes along with your verse of Luke 11:33. It is Matthew 5:16, “Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”
Great verse Argelio and right on. Thank you for sharing!