Speak Lord, for your servant is listening – Br. David Allen

davidallen_11 Sam. 3:1-10
Mt. 9:35-38

When I was a small boy my father usually read to me from a story book at bed time, before I said my night time prayers and went to sleep. When my grandmother was visiting, usually once or twice a year, she would tell me a Bible story. One of the earliest of those that I remember was the story of the boy Samuel in the Temple that we heard as today’s first reading.

I was too young to understand why Samuel was sleeping in the Temple, but I understood enough to know that he was there learning to serve God. Read More