“…your power will ruin you.”

I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.”

John 13:16

As the Pope recently revealed in a Ted Talk, “…your power will ruin you.” I don’t know about you, but when I read the words of Jesus and listen to the reminder from the head of the Catholic Church, I yearn for powerlessness. Might we seek to serve, instead of to assert power over others.

Cara Meredith is a speaker and writer from Seattle, Washington. She is co-host of Shalom in the City’s monthly book club podcast and holds a Master’s of Theology (Fuller Seminary). Connect with her on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.



About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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