This is from Margaret Silf’s Compass Points. It’s a great way to bookend our blogalogue with her.
The Samaritan woman at the well would never have met Jesus if she’d had a water supply at home.
It’s in what we lack that we are most open to all we can become.
Why do we bombard God with our prayers for what we lack to be provided? Perhaps we should be asking God not to supply our wants, but to dwell within them.