Living for others

The desire to live for myself is strong; the view that time for myself (i.e. to do what I want, to have leisure) is my main goal and the necessities of all the kinds of work that come with life are irritations and incursions on this time. The way I usually see it is that … Continue reading Living for others

Moved with compassion

I was reading this morning about some of Jesus’ miracles in Galilee – the man possessed with devils, the woman who had endured a haemorrhage for years, the daughter of Jairus, and the blind men. It seems, from the accounts, that everywhere Jesus went, there was someone who came to him for help; he hardly … Continue reading Moved with compassion