It is at the bottom of life we must begin, and not at the top.
In John chapter 4 Jesus meets the Samaritan woman near the well. In a normal situation she would either go early in the morning or just after sunset to the well to collect her water. But she doesn’t do this. She goes in the middle of the day, when it is very hot, so that nobody will judge her or talk to her. She is a woman that lives at the bottom of life. She is broken and hurt.
To demonstrate this place a peeled orange into a big jug full of water. It will sink straight to the bottom.
When Jesus meets her He is filled with compassion for her. He offers her life to the full. He offers her living water. And the woman drinks it in. A miracle happens. The woman is filled with water and suddenly there is a healing. Jesus restores her.
To demonstrate this take the peeled orange out of the water and place an unpeeled orange in the water. This orange will float.