Striving for Greater In-Sight in our Faith
In today’s Gospel, Bartimaeus cries out to Jesus in his physical (and spiritual) poverty and he won’t cease crying out, so persistently in fact that the disciples are annoyed and seek to silence him, seeing him as a bother. But Bartimaeus doesn’t stop, and Jesus hears him, meets him and gives him the healing that he seeks to find. Today’s Gospel provides us much to stop and reflect upon.
First of all, we must stop and ask ourselves as Disciples of Christ, are there times when we get in the way of others who are seeking Jesus? Are we open and