“Mom, I’m hungry,” my daughter announced to me, the basement door closing behind her.

“Oh, hello, Hungry!” I replied, looking over my shoulder from the kitchen sink, “How are you today?” intending to jog her memory about asking directly for what she wanted.

“Mo-therrr,” she acquiesced, annoyed at my response to her. She remembered to ask and in monotone rephrased, “Mom-would-you-please-make-me-something-to-eat?”

“Sure,” I gladly agreed. “Thank you for asking.”

God instructs us to ask Him. And for a good reason. We must learn to do the same with one another.

It’s okay to ask!

No games. No hinting. No monkey-business.

Just ask.

Matthew 7:8
For everyone who asks and keeps on asking receives…


About ashleydwille

Author Ashley D. Wille was always searching for spiritual answers. “True and lasting satisfaction always proved just out of reach. Now, in midlife, I have come to find my soul satiated in God. Through sweet surprises, difficult climbs, and excruciating valleys, the Master’s hand has shaped me. All along the way, God has taught me many things. What He has taught me most is that many of my beliefs about Him were wrong.” Her book, My Journey Through the Cross, is a personal insight shared by an amazing woman. Through her profound experiences and inner struggles, Wille shows how she was able to break through false layers of thinking and move into a deeper relationship with God. Her beautiful journey is just waiting to be shared. If you are ready to live your life free of guilt and shame, you too can learn how to walk in spiritual freedom.
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