Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
May 29, A.D. 2008
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
1 Peter 2:2-5, 9-12
Psalm 100:2, 3, 4, 5
A reflection on today's Scripture:
I love today's Gospel about the blind Bartimaeus.
I can just see him calling out to Jesus and I can picture how he irritated some of the bystanders, that he should make such a scene.
At some time, haven't you witnessed someone who made a spectacle, pushing themselves upon a scene and making everyone around them irritated and angry? Didn't you think that they were rather a nuisance, if not altogether rude?
Not Jesus. He asks, "What do you want me to do for you?" Faintheartedness doesn't set in on Bartimaeus, and he continues by boldly saying, "Master, I want to see!"
The unlikely continues with Jesus saying,
"Go your way; your faith has saved you."
Immediately he received his sight. . . .
Isn't that a wonderful story?
Isn't there something you would like Jesus to do for you? Think about it, pray about it, in faith, ask for it!
"O Jesus, Master, I want. . . ."
- Donna Nelson, OCDS |
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