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Even breadcrumbs can make a difference

Matthew 15:25 "But she came and knelt before him, saying, "Lord, help me." He answered, "It is not fair to take the children's food and throw it to the dogs." She said, "Yes, Lord, yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' table." Then Jesus answered her, "Woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish." And her daughter was healed instantly." It is hard for me to read this account of Jesus. I can't recall him, in any other case seeming to put someone off that needed his help. Some may say it was a test of faith for the woman or that there was more to the background of this relationship that we are not aware of. It's also hard to read this account if you are feeling "crummy". If your bread box is feeling rather empty, and a person feels they only have crumbs left, how do they keep on keeping on? Recently though, in reading my Sacred Space prayer book, I came to

Some days I so feel like this...

Just call me Eduardo. Like him, I like potatoes. I don't on the other hand, I don't like stress. Stress is Muy stinko!