Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord

Today's Gospel reading, the 2nd Sunday of Advent, is from Matthew's Gospel. It tells us of the revolutionary John the Baptist. He was amazing and kind of scary. So filled with the Holy Spirit that it shot out of his heart and into his voice, and his message motivated people! Some people were motivated by … Continue reading Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord

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”