You are a born leader

A servant-leader focuses primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong. While traditional leadership generally involves the accumulation and exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid,” servant leadership is different. The servant-leader shares power, puts the needs of others first and helps people develop … Continue reading You are a born leader

“Christ Is Passing By”

I’ve begun reading a collection of St. Josemaria Escriva’s homilies entitled Christ Is Passing By. While I’ve only read a handful, I’ve already been given much to consider and it’s making my ‘head hurt.’ Or maybe it’s my heart. I have written on a few occasions about Jesus’ obedience to His Father’s will. And I … Continue reading “Christ Is Passing By”

Subject to authority

Today's Gospel reading is from the book of Matthew, Chapter 8. I am focusing specifically on the story that appear within verses 5-13. When Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion approached him and appealed to him, saying, "Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, suffering dreadfully." He said to him, "I will come and cure … Continue reading Subject to authority