Antonio Wilson (Inhambane, Mozambique)
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It came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy; who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. - Luke 5:12 (KJV)
In today’s reading, we find a man confronted with bad news: he has been struck by a painful and incurable disease. The effects of leprosy (now called Hansen’s Disease) are visible on the skin: blemishes, wounds, and bruises that in severe cases disfigure the body. Can we find any good...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.