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After the emotional turmoil of the last events for the disciples, they needed a break.
So about five of them went out on the water into a boat.
It was comfort for them, a place of familiar relaxation and work.
John 21:3
Simon Peter said, “I’m going fishing,”
“We’ll come, too,” they all said. So they went out in the boat, but they caught nothing all night.
At dawn Jesus was standing on the beach, but the disciples couldn’t see who he was.
He called out, “Fellows, have you caught any fish?”
“No,” they replied.
Then he said, “Throw out your net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you’ll get some!” 
So they did, and they couldn’t haul in the net because there were so many fish in it.
Then the disciple Jesus loved said to Peter, “It’s the Lord!”
When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his tunic
(for he had stripped for work), jumped into the water, and headed to shore. The others stayed with the boat and pulled the loaded net to the shore, for they were only about a hundred yards from the shore.
When they got there, they found breakfast waiting for them – fish cooking over a charcoal fire, and some bread.
“Bring some of the fish you’ve just caught.” Jesus said.
So Simon Peter went aboard and dragged the net to the shore.
There were 153 large fish, and yet the net hadn’t torn.
“Now come and have some breakfast.” Jesus said.
None of the disciples dared to ask him, “Who are you?”
They knew it was the Lord.
Then Jesus served them the bread and the fish.
This was the third time Jesus had appeared to his disciples since he had been raised from the dead.
Isn’t it wonderful how he meets them where they are?
He knew he would find them out in a boat, for that was where they came from.
Remember he said to them, “Come follow me, I will make you fishers of men.”
I think it is so good to remember, even when we are tired and worn emotionally, God will meet us, just where we are.
Jesus will provide for us, little pieces of familiar memories.
We are not alone, forgotten or lost.
We have a God who cares… even down the smallest thing such as a warm breakfast.
They knew… and we should too.
He loves us.