So I heard this song today on Sirius XM, the Message. It's a wonderful song that breaks it all down to the most basic level. This is it, folks! Listen/read the lyrics and the Scripture quote below it on the YouTube site. That's all there is, according to the Savior of the World, Jesus Christ. … Continue reading Love God, Love People
Today's Gospel reading is from John, Chapter 15. Here's a memorable line from that lovely book: "This is my commandment: love one another as I love you." - Jesus It's a command, not a suggestion or a 'guide for your life.' It's what Jesus expects of us and rightly so. He suffered and died for … Continue reading What is expected of us?
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
The readings from the Church's lectionary for the past two days were from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. They both deal with loving our enemies and a "peaceful resistance," even generosity, toward those who do evil toward us. Now, these two groups are not always the same. Sometimes we have "enemies" who have not done … Continue reading On Loving My Enemies: I just can’t do it