The Eyes of Living Faith

November 19, 2018

The people walking in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent, but he kept calling out all the more,”Son of David, have pity on me!” (Luke 18:35-43)

The following is a reflection on this familiar gospel story from Catholic Online:

The same Jesus who passed by Bartimaeus is alive today. The Good News is that no matter what has happened in our past, Jesus walks into the dusty streets of our lives this day. We simply need the eyes of living faith to see Him and the renewed heart to follow Him on the way. Prayer is the fuel which keeps living faith alive and keeps our eyes open to see. Where is Jesus passing through in our own lives? He always shows up for those who have their spiritual eyes opened to see Him. How about in our workplace? How about in our relationships? How about in our families? Are we running out to meet Him?

Source: https://www.catholic.org/homily/yearoffaith/story.php?id=51160

 

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