Ask and Receive

John 16:24

Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

asking and receiving

And the same is true in the natural world - if you don't ask for something you want, you'll never get it.

What had happened was that my lovely wife and myself had some pizza cravings for dinner. We walked by a pizza shop that showed:

3 Slices of Pizza for $10.00

And I looked at her and she looked at me, and we both agreed that three slices between the two hungry, famished souls weren't going to cut it that day. So what I did was to ask the lady at the counter:

Could we have four slices for the price of $10?

She looked at me, and smiled, and said ok. But was quick to add that this time doesn't mean that she'd accept the next time. But it's true, I got what I asked for, this time.

Have you tried asking for something that you want? Go on, try it. You may get it after all.

PS: when I went back again a couple of weeks later, during the same sale again, I tried asking for four slices again, but this time she said no. =

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