I like the ordinariness of the question. Jesus asks them not about their level of faith and love (that will come soon) but about fishing
It is significant that the disciples had already worked hard all night. They would have been tired and hungry and ready for a sleep. But it was precisely when all their human efforts had brought no results that they were open to divine power.
Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.
The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.
only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.
It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia
In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you