out of her poverty

      When an angry person doesn’t yell or a shy person says one small thing or a grouchy person doesn’t grouse, it might not look like much, but maybe at that moment she’s giving everything she has.

“[Jesus] watched attentively as the crowds put money into the temple treasury. . . . ‘[T]his poor widow gave more than all the others. . . . They all gave out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, gave everything she had. . . .’” Mark 12:41, 43-44

Father, when what somebody contributes doesn’t look like much, please help me to see and appreciate through Your eyes.