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Your Inner-Bartimaeus

“Between blindness and sight, that is between the two stories, we have Jesus teaching his disciples about his mission and the kingdom which is coming. He tells the disciples to be like children, to be servants, to be last, to lose their lives.”

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Speaking to the Soul: Cry out! Don’t be afraid

Cry out! Don’t be afraid to cry out to Jesus.

Like blind Bartimaeus, son of Timaeus we can cry out.
Our plea is heard by the One who loves us.
Who makes us whole and heals our hearts.
Cry out and open your heart the One who cares.
You will never be told to be silent or ignored.
Cry out and be made whole by the Holy One.

The Rev. Annette Joseph is rector at Holy Cross, Poplar Bluff Missouri. She is married to Richard and they […]

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