|Source: See the Holy Land|
Luke's gospel this coming Sunday tells us Zacchaeus scaled the sycamore because he was short and couldn't see over the crowd gathered along the road.
I wonder... what gets in the way of our seeing Jesus more clearly as he passes through our lives?
What are the physical, the emotional, the circumstantial, the spiritual aspects of my life and yours that need to be acknowledged and accepted as we seek to draw closer to Jesus? What changes are ours to make? What trees do we need to climb? What turns do we need to make? What needs to be surrendered to the Lord's healing and mercy?
See how when Zacchaeus climbs the tree - Jesus takes over. He reaches out to him and invites himself to dinner at the Z-man's home.
In meeting Christ Zacchaeus' life is changed - and he makes changes in his life.
So often, it's in accepting what we name as our inadequacies that the door to grace, healing and deeper faith is opened...
Be prepared to hear about Zacchaeus -and more- this weekend...
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