Wednesday, October 19, 2011

How Beautiful to Serve

The cantor sang, "How Beautiful" at Mass.  You and your brother were altar servers.  I was struck by your willingness to publicly serve and be a part of all who love God. No easy task., you risk the ridicule of peers and enjoy fewer mornings to sleep late.  Clearly the only gain is the privilege of serving God in this special way.

More teens would be happy if they could find a way to serve their family, church, and community in meaningful ways.  Giving to others, especially when no prestige is gained, is beautiful.