Much of today’s readings speak to our behavior. We can say all we want, but it will be our actions that carry us through at the end of the day.
It’s inspiring to read about John the Baptist. We know he was born loving the Lord Jesus. His spirit was enlightened when he was still in his mother’s womb! But he didn’t rest on his laurels, so to speak, of just believing. He didn’t rest when he determinedly prepared everyone he was to meet for the way of the Lord. He lived his life completely and utterly for one purpose.
Can you imagine how uncomfortable it must have been to wear clothes made of camel hair, with a belt to cinch his robe, in the heat of the
I don’t remember where a dear friend said he heard or read this, but it’s so true: “Always preach the Gospel, sometimes use words.” I love that! I pray you find these readings, John the Baptist’s story, and this little saying truly inspirational.
- Lisa Lintelman