...by Allison of Totus Tuus Family & Catholic Homeschooling. It is a book meme, and here are the rules:
Pass this on to 5 blogging friends. Open the closest book to you, not your favorite or most intellectual book, but the book closest to you at the moment, to page 56. Write the 5th sentence, as well as two to five sentences following that.
Okay, here we go..
It is Fulton Sheen's Life of Christ.
"Now, after centuries had whirled away into space, there appeared in the wilderness this great man leading the same kind of life as Elijah.
In all countries, when the head of a government wishes to visit the head of another government, he sends messengers "before his face." So John the Baptist was sent to prepare the way of Christ, to announce the conditions of His reign and government. John, despite the prophecies that were made about him, disclaimed that he was the Messiah and claimed that he was only:
"I am a voice crying out in the wilderness." --John 1:23"
And there you have it. How very appropriate for this first Sunday of Advent!
Now, whom shall I tag. It is not as though I have a heap of blogging buddies (a small select few of impeccable taste!). Alright, I tag:
1) Old Woman