Give us today our (not my) daily bread

Have you ever noticed that in the Lords Prayer, Jesus doesn’t invite us to pray for my daily needs but rather ours. Before dismissed as ‘symantics’ or word games, consider this story from Mother Teresa:

“I will never forget the night an old gentleman came to our house and said that there was a family with eight children and they had not eaten, and could we do something for them. So I took some rice and went there. The mother took the rice from my hands, then she divided it into two and went out. I could see the faces of the children shining with hunger. When she came back I asked her where she had gone. She gave me a very simple answer: “They are hungry also.” And “they” were the family next door and she knew they were hungry…”

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