From a Creighton Student's Perspective
August 14, 2012
2nd Year Dental Student
is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 18:4
I’ll admit that when I saw whose feast day it is I vaguely recalled that Maximilian Kolbe was a really well-loved saint who had something to do with World War II. So, like any good child of my generation would do, I googled him to find out a bit more. The bits that I read made me think that the readings for today are very fitting for this man.
Here was a man who humbled himself so much that he saw the lost sheep in all of us. I think he recognized, as children do so well, the goodness in all people. He saw as children see: stripping away all the labels, stereotypes, and prejudices that our society paints people with.
“Following Jesus is simple, but not easy. Love until it hurts, and then love more.”
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