I'm a huge fan of salt.
I'm even kinda picky about my salt. This is the brand I use:
I drive to a specialty spice store here in Kansas City to purchase it, and I use it for everything. Baking, cooking. You know, your basic salt needs. I'm fascinated by how many recipes call for salt. Ever made chocolate chip cookies and left out the salt? They don't taste quite as good. They lack dimension. Same with blueberry muffins. I made that mistake a few weeks ago, and the muffins just tasted flat to me.
This has left me sensitive to every mention of salt in the Bible, and during my reading time on Monday, I came across this beautiful passage:
"Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone." Colossians 4:5-6
My friend, Roseanna, and I are reading the same chapter every day and then discussing it with each other. She pointed out some things that really stuck with me, and rather than botch her insights, I'll just copy her words verbatim: