Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross in Green Bay, WI
Reflection for Oct. 28, 2018

Reflection for Oct. 28, 2018

'Jesus, son of David, have pity on me'

"Master, I want to see."

In Sunday’s Gospel, the blind man recognizes Jesus as the Messiah, the only one who can help him. In response, Jesus tells the man he needs no help; his faith is enough.

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CommentBubbleIf, in a certain sense, our faith begins with a personal request, "Master, I want to see," at what point does it become more cosmic in scope, as in, "Master, 'WE' need to see with deeper insight, with an ever-more expanding view, and with greater clarity in what it means to be One-in-You?"

"You are not (only) a drop in the Ocean, you are the entire Ocean in a drop.” ~Rumi

Or, as Mary said to the bed-ridden boy in the story/movie, "The Secret Garden," when she was describing to him what it's like when you really start to 'SEE,' "It's as if you've swallowed the whole universe, and the whole universe is living inside you!" -- Linda


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