Many thanks to photographer, Lou Lourdeau, for providing the “water jars” photos. I asked and he kindly supplied.
God is a supplier whose provisions are limitless. His divine storehouses overflow infinitely. We open the flow to all that supply by our demand. He wants us to ask of him. He wants us to expect of him. Why? Because he’s unimaginably generous. He wants to give.
In the “water to wine” story*, when the wine was depleted at a wedding, Jesus’s mother asked him for a miracle. She expected one. Then she acknowledged Jesus’s authority. “Do whatever he tells you.”
Initially, Jesus said, “Why come to me?” His public miracles weren’t supposed to happen yet. “My hour has not yet come.”
We see it wasn’t Jesus who initiated the miracle that day, it was Mary. But when asked, he acted.
I’ve noticed in my own life that I’m motivated by the needs…
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