“How many loaves have you? Go and see.” ~Mark 6:38
Tabgha is traditionally regarded as the place where Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes. An altar has been built over the rock where he blessed that miraculous food. I kneel to pray at the rock, which is blackened from people’s touch. So many people need so many things multiplied. I sit on a plain wooden bench and watch pilgrims come and go. I think about the things that have multiplied, or that need multiplying, in my life. To capture this inchoate sense of both fullness and lack, I buy a Tabgha souvenir. Have you been as foolish, and as needy, as I?
What do you need multiplied today?
Prayer: O Spirit, I am grateful, yet always lacking. Fill me.