Give Us Today Our Daily Milk – God’s Word Today & Thoughts to Ponder
God’s Word Today:
Matthew 6:11 NCV
Give us the food we need for each day.
Thoughts to Ponder:
One late evening, we realized that our baby Daniel just finished his last carton of powdered milk. And so, like always, I headed straight to the nearest mini-mart.
On the shelf were 4 cartons of powdered milk. The first 2 were natural flavored with slightly damaged cartons. Upon seeing this, I turned to the other 2 at the back. They were in good condition and in yummy vanilla flavor!
I got one and placed it on the checkout counter. After the cashier used his laser code reader, he told me that I can’t buy it as he discussed with another attendant.
Confused as I’ve always bought this brand and flavor, I asked them if there was a problem?
It turns out that they’ve electronically tagged priced this specific brand and flavor for only 1 baht. They don’t want me to buy it, because they think it was an error.
And because I really wanted this specific carton and flavor, I told them I’d pay for the normal price. I got another carton to check the price…it was still priced 1 baht.
They insisted that I get one of the damaged cartons instead. I refused and again offered to pay the normal price.
After making a call to their main office, they came back and told me buy the 2 cartons for only 2 baht. Surprised I once again offered pay for the normal price, but they said that their superiors told them to give me both cartons for the price of 2 baht.
As I walked home, it dawned on me that I may have just bought the cheapest 2 cartons of powdered milk in my life.
Daniel’s prayer might have been, give me today my daily milk…and surely enough God did for only 2 baht!
Thank you for reminding us in a mysterious (and awesome) way about Your lasting providence in our lives.
Praises be to You.
In Jesus Name, Amen.