It’s not first-come-first-serve, it’s more than that…
A mother of two boys asks Jesus today if he will keep her sons close, one on either side of him, always. Jesus replies that she does not know what she asks; meaning standing by him is more than just keeping close. It will take sacrifice, service, and struggle.
When we honor Jesus in our lives, we begin a new part of our walk with him. We have no idea what will be asked of us particularly, but in choosing to follow, we begin a transformation in our lives.
How do you follow Jesus?
About Father David Marcham
Reverend David S. Marcham is the Vice Postulator for the Cause of Venerable Patrick Peyton, and Director of the Father Peyton Guild, whose members pray for Father Peyton’s beatification and spread his message of the importance of Family Prayer. Prior to becoming a seminarian, Father David was a physical therapist and clinical instructor, serving hospital inpatients and outpatients throughout the greater Boston area for eleven years. In 1998 he heard the call to priesthood and was ordained in the Archdiocese of Boston in 2005. Father David grew up in Quincy, MA, and has fond memories of playing soccer, tennis and running track. You’re never without a friend when Father David is around, as he welcomes everyone into his circle with a smile on his face!