On the day the Church commemorates the beheading of John the Baptist, the Church asks us to strictly fast to teach us, that life not is about our own pleasure. We live in a society that promotes the lie that we can have what we want, when we want it, and how we want it. Too often we act like King Herod and strike out against the Church for trying to tell us ‘no’ when we demand something. Jesus Christ referred to John the Baptist as the greatest man ever to be born of a woman. He had his own disciples, and although he was great, he said about himself that he was not even worthy to untie Christ’s sandals. He taught his disciples, and he teaches us, that we must follow Christ rather than ourselves. Let’s be John the Baptist, and become great in God’s eye.
August 30, 2021||Be Transfigured 2021