St. John the Baptist: May We be More Like Him Everyday!
St. John the Baptist should be a model and mentor for how we live as Christians. His life given totally to God and “preparing the way for the Lord”, even though we can be fairly certain he didn’t know exactly how the Day of the Lord was to take place. He didn’t need to, he had faith and surely his faith grew as he committed himself to trust God. Certainly he was given the gifts he used to bring people to a “baptism of repentance”, but unlike each one of us Christians, he did not have the blessing of knowing