Care for Each Other

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD SECOND MONDAY of ADVENT St. Ambrose December 7, 2020 WORD of the DAY  One day as Jesus was teaching, Pharisees  and teachers of the law were sitting there who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem, and the power of the Lord was with him for healing.  And some men brought on a stretcher a man who was paralyzed; they were trying to bring him in and set [him] in his presence. But not finding a way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him on the stretcher through the tiles  into the middle in front of Jesus. When he saw their faith, he said, “As for you, your sins are forgiven.”   (Luke 5: 17-20) How shall I live this Word?   These people use all their strength to find a solution: they adapt their imagination to need, to the desire to bring their sick friend to Jesus’ feet. They change the normality of action, they open up possibilities, but above all they overcome their individualism: they get together. The I leaves room for the WE – they converge in...