O Lord, you visited me
You required all from me
And I gave you all.
I used to love reading
And now my eyes are blind…
I used to love running in the woods
And now my legs are numb and stiff for ever…
I used to love gathering flowers in the sunny Spring
But I no longer have hands…
There are many deeply handicapped persons whom we met in our life and who, as Saint-Paul says ” are completing what is missing from Christ’s sufferings with their own bodies”.
Let’s never forget this : HE is THE HEAD, and WE are THE BODY.