As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. (John 9:1 ESV)
(T)he Gospels are filled with observations of Jesus looking at people. His looking was often followed by compassion and then action. Both the Good Samaritan and the father of the Prodigal Son follow this trajectory. Instead of being frozen by the unknown, we can begin by looking. Instead of a plan, we have a path. So we don’t have to figure everything out. That takes the pressure off.
Paul Miller, A Loving Life, p. 85.
Paul Miller is the father of an adult daughter with disabilities and also authored the very helpful book, A Praying Life.