The neighbor at the hermitage on the “Day Off” yesterday showed me the two pumpkins you see in the slideshow. I instantly thought of the gentleman you see with Pope Francis. Any one of us could have whatever difficulty, but do we see the heart, even for ourselves? That’s the question: “…even for ourselves”? Then we can love others as we love ourselves. That’s a command of our Lord by the way.
“The LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart” (1 Samuel 16:7).