I tried to visualize the woman Jesus encounters in Luke 13:10-17 as I read. She was probably middle aged or an older woman. I can see her taking slow, little steps and perhaps being a little unstable as she walked because she couldn't stand upright. And, she was likely being ignored by those around her--except for Jesus. Jesus sees her, recognizes that she has needs and then takes action. What a beautiful demonstration of caring for people and especially those in need.
Jesus' example reinforced for me that I need to be ever mindful of the myriad of people around me and be ready and willing to help someone who's in need. And not just people around me at church, but wherever I go--places like restaurants, the doctor's office, the grocery store, walking around my neighborhood, driving down the road.
So what did Jesus' example impress on your heart today? Tami
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