The Lord’s compassion

Reading: Matthew 15:29-39 I am always amazed at the Lord’s compassion.  When great crowds brought to him the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and ‘many others’ (fill in the blank, my friend) and laid them at his feet—Jesus healed them.  Nobody was turned away.  And what a happy sight that would have been—people…

To the very end

Reading: Matthew 14:13-21 Many, many years ago I read C.S. Lewis’ “A Grief Observed”.  I do not have the book with me anymore, but if I remember everything correctly, it contained 4 entries from the great author’s journal—written just after his beloved wife’s death.  I thought I very much related with the anger and despair,…