JP is a young man with many talents, but what makes him so very special is his open heart. His is a soul that always seems ready to say “Amen”, which is a great gift to all of us who know and love him.
Here in CA, we are being told that the current drought could be the worst in 500 years, and our bishops have asked the faithful to pray for rain. We need a month of non-stop rain, without which crops will suffer from lack of irrigation, and food prices will increase for everyone. Well, yesterday we had our first measurable rainfall in over 50 days, and upon seeing the rain, he jubilantly exclaimed, “DADDY, GOD HEARD MY PRAYERS! IT’S RAINING!”
He’s right, of course.
No matter how sage or mature you become, dear boy, I will always think of you like this: