The interaction between Jesus and the blind man, Bartimaeus, caught my attention today. Jesus heard the cries of Bartimaeus to "have mercy on me" and could certainly see that this man was blind and wanted healing. Yet when Bartimaeus is before Him, Jesus, rather than simply healing him, still asks "What do you want me to do?" The time that Jesus took to come face to face with this man and the fact that he wanted to hear the man's request highlighted for me God care for us, His interest in the details of our lives and His desire to interact with us.
So how are you interacting with God? Is it your practice to tell him everything that is on your heart--needs, thanks, your situation, questions, fears, joys, praise? Tami
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