“People of the whole Judean countryside and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the Jordan River as they acknowledged their sins.”
How news must have traveled about John! What must have been in the hearts of the people for them to respond so positively to him?
What is in your heart?
Ask God to grant you forgiveness for your sins and the ability to forgive others so you can turn your life over to God more than you have so far.
Heritage word—“It is only when we give ourselves utterly, wholly, entirely . . . that we can safely spend ourselves in giving to others.”
(Sr. Mary Anselm, 6th Superior General of the Sisters of Notre Dame)