ASST. VICAR’S MESSAGE

ASST. VICAR’S MESSAGE

A young man ran after Socrates, calling, “Socrates, Socrates, can I be your disciple?” Socrates ignored him and walked out into the river. The man followed him and repeated the question. Socrates turned to him and without a word he grabbed the young man and immersed him under the water and held him down until he knew that he couldn’t take it any longer. The man came up gasping for air. Then Socrates replied, “When you desire the truth as much as you seek air, you can be my disciple.” We claim that we are the disciples of Jesus Christ and we are the children of God. But do we have the true desire to seek after God? To seek after God means to go after God with an intense desire.