Fourth Wednesday of Lent

  FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Fourth Wednesday of Lent, March 14, 2018 WORD of the DAY  Jesus answered and said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, the son cannot do anything on his own, but only what he sees his father doing; for what he does, his son will do also.  For the Father loves his Son and shows him everything that he himself does, and he will show him greater works than these, so that you may be amazed.   (John 5: 19-20)   How shall I live this Word? Once again, Jesus reveals the Father to us. In His exile and in the fulfillment of His mission, the Father’s love sustains Him and regenerates Him every day. “Truly, I say to you, the Son of himself can do nothing except what He sees the Father doing, what He does even the Son does.” It is a mutual love that Jesus tries to explain: “With these simple and sublime words, both common and mysterious, He reveals the identity of God, which is also the profound identity of man, His image and likeness. Ignoring it is the essential suffering of not knowing what one is “. Remembering...