A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

No instant recovery

Despite the massive efforts of governments, almost everyone says the economy will not recover instantly from its current troubles.

Neither does recovery come all at once in today’s readings: in the first reading (Genesis 8:6-13, 20-22) the disastrous waters of the flood recede in stages and likewise in today’s Gospel (Mark 8:22-26) our Lord himself heals a blind man in stages.

May God give us the grace of faithful perseverance in good times and in bad.