LIVE the WORD

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD THIRD SUNDAY of ADVENT December 13, 2020 WORD of the DAY  A man named John was sent from God. He came for testimony,  to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him.  He was not the light, but came to testify to the light.       (John 1: 6-8) How shall I live this Word?   The power of credibility, of transparency, of coherence between what one says and what one does made the Baptist attractive. Enlightened by his testimony, many joined him in the desert, allowed themselves to be provoked by his proclamation, felt the desire for renewal arise in their hearts. Only a luminous life is capable of authentically bearing witness to the light. In the text that we are meditating on it is also said that one can witness the light in a credible way only on condition that one knows one’s identity, one’s role. John knows that he is not the light but that he has received the task of preparing hearts to welcome it. When you are not aware of yourself and your role, unfortunately you expose yourself to the risk of being proponents of confusion and...