Jesus said, “Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full” (John 16.24). All I have to do is ask. It’s easy to ask when my heart is right with God and others; it’s impossible when filled with pride. It’s reasonable for the Creator to call upon His creation to depend upon Him. I must open my mouth wide, and He will fill it (Psalm 81.10). When I ask, God consoles me, draws me near, and helps me to see life from Heaven’s perspective. If I ask and don’t receive, the problem is with me. I’ve asked amiss. Lord, save me from asking without receiving. When I do receive, allow me to give you the praise and glory!