I decided not to write a post yesterday because I wanted to save "D" for today, the anniversary of my ordination as a Deacon.
|Dressed as a Deacon ready to officiate at my first wedding|
"Deacons are ordained so that the people of God may be better equipped to make Christ known. Theirs is a life of visible self-giving. Christ is the pattern of their calling and their commission; as he washed the feet of his disciples, so they must wash the feet of others"
Although I have since been ordained priest, I will always be a deacon, a servant. I value this ministry.
But ordination cannot compare to baptism, that sacrament in which "Christ claimed me for his own". What a blessing!