Jesus turned water into wine; he provided lunch for thousands; and in this passage, even after his glorious resurrection we see him caring for his own by providing them with what they need. In the same warm, companionable way, Jesus is with us now, asking, “Do you love me?” How will you respond? Whether it is an honest “no,” a “give me a bit more time,” or an unequivocal “yes,” today He wants to share his gifts of nourishment and life with us. He wants us to care for others with nothing less than his own love. As we conclude meditating on this Evengalion reading,…
Jesus Knows What Thomas Need: He Knows What We Need We are sometimes scornful of Thomas, giving him the nickname “doubting Thomas”. But he is not unlike many of us. He needs the data. He needs the visuals. He needs to touch Jesus’ wounds in order for his faith to take root and grow. Jesus accepts that. He knows what we need. What do we need from Jesus in order for our faith to bloom? Tell Jesus. And wait, watch and wonder!