St John XXIII's journey from a peasant family to the vineyard of the Lord was one where he was given responsibility even though the felt he was not capable enough for all that was put o his shoulders. But the secret was his total dependence on God and trust in his superiors as representatives of God....
If you are looking for a model in simplicity through which God works powerfully, you have found it in St John XXIII.
Author: Joeyanna D'Souza FSP
Sr Joeyanna is presently pursuing MTh at Vidyajyoit College of Theology, Delhi, India. She has written a few books for children and youth and many articles in diocesan weeklies . She also manages the Internet presence of the Daughters of St Paul, india, specially managing the online shop www.paulineindia.org . She animates youth, adults and religious sisters and priests in faith formation through sessions, recollection talks, etc.
Her other books are : Screams at Midnight (An exciting Novel for youth on bio-ethical themes), Mysterious Magic Lamp, New Seven Wonders of the World, 20 Intense prayers for youth.