Fr Charlie points out that there are many among us hurt and hungry for love, wholeness, and acceptance just like those Jesus healed and fed in today’s gospel. Like Jesus, we should offer those in need what we have – even if it’s only our shoulder to cry on.
On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples.
Great crowds came to [Jesus], having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, the mute, and many others. They placed them at his feet, and he cured them.