The encounter between the Lord and the leper reveals the direct access that people have to Christ – even with horrible illness. The leper’s plea is met with the overwhelming response for healing and wholeness. In the same way, may we openly approach Jesus in our need, trusting in his mercy and tenderness.
This was my last chance to share podcast insights with my family during my vacation with them in Indiana. What fun! From now on, when I am stuck on ideas for a homily I am going to ask the kids for points of interest…seriously, I really cherished their thoughts.