• God's providence is not in baskets lowered from the sky, but through the hands and hearts of those who love him. The lad without food and without shoes made the proper answer to the cruel-minded woman who asked, "But if God loved you wouldn't he send you food and shoes?" The boy replied, "God told someone, but he forgot."

    George Arthur Buttrick (1951). “The Interpreter's Bible: General articles on the New Testament. Matthew. Mark”, Abingdon Pr