March 27 – Saint John of Egypt


There is not much known of John’s childhood, except that he learned to be a carpenter. He decided at a very young age to be a hermit and lived in prayer. Many felt attracted and became his disciples. They began building a monastery around them. Even though he became famous, John never abandoned his life of humility.

How do you see your own future? When you imagine yourself in a few years, what are you doing? Do you see yourself happy doing it?

 

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