The blind man’s story is the story of the spiritual life. The man is blind since birth. How many of us feel as though we are blind in some way?
Do you know what you really want? Have you ever experienced genuine thirst? Is your well of desire shallow, or can it go deeper?
Climbing the mountain to pray with Jesus does not take away problems, but it does change the way we encounter them.
Jesus invites us to honour God, call on His power in time of need and delve into the richness of His love and mercy, for that that is where we will find true and lasting satisfaction and peace.
What do we do when relationships turn sour, when we are forced to encounter evil and sin? How do we respond to persecution? Is it tit for tat? Do we respond to evil with evil?
Are the “barns” that you build, and the “riches” that you chase helping you to follow Jesus more closely?