I've been thinking about paradoxes lately. How they are pretty upsidedown and illogical. And how, at the same time, they make all the sense in the world. I've been thinking about the kingdom of God and what it means to be poor in spirit, for those are the people to whom the Kingdom of God is revealved. I was thinking about being hungry and being full, and how needing something and not needing something are so defined in our culture. If you are needy, or hungry, or poor- you are weak. But, in the kingdom of God, its almost directly opposite.
The hungry ones are the ones that know they need food.