Monday, June 11, 2012

I don't know much about Barnabas except that he probably got up each morning and went out and did what Christ called him to do.  He probably lived somewhat like how we try.  Get up, pray, go about spreading the Gospel in the way we live, have days that go wonderfully, have days that go horribly, pray some more, wonder what it's all about, break Bread, get some sleep and do it again in the morning.  In short a life that our popular culture finds dull, unexciting and maybe downright scary.   He doesn't sound like someone who had an agenda, carried a grudge, or was so full of himself that he thought he knew it all.  Actually, he sounds humble.  Humble as in my life is for God, not for me. Humble as maybe we really want to be,

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