Lent 4A

We are afflicted so that the works of God might be displayed [1]. This ‘displaying’ of the God’s goodness happens in many different ways.   Prayer, calm endurance, steady coping with the crisis of the moment, the seeking and generous giving of help: these and other responses to trouble can enable a glimpsing of the divine love and purposes.  The man born blind sought no miracle. He asked for nothing.  It was the disciples who detected a puzzle in the difficult life he...