Jesus of Nazareth— just called Jesus by friends--was a loving brother, son, and friend. He was born in the little town of Bethlehem, but lived in Nazareth most of his life. When Jesus was very young, he loved to tell tales. He couldn’t wait until he was old enough to start Hebrew school and learn to read the Bible like the other children. Never would you find someone with such a passion for sharing the stories he read in the Good Book. So, naturally, it was not surprising when he decided to become a teacher.
Wherever Jesus went he always seemed to be in big crowds of people. Some said that all of the people around him day-in and day-out must have driven him crazy. However, if you had asked him, Jesus would have just smiled and said how much he enjoyed their presence. He had charisma; whenever he spoke, every ear in the room would perk up to listen. He had patience, hearing out everyone’s problems and helping them in turn. Most importantly, he had passion, feeling deeply for the words he spoke and mission he was on. Even when he was suffering at the cross, Jesus stuck to this passion.
Even though he might have lost his life to an untimely and macabre death, Jesus’ message and passion live us today. He started a snowball of love rolling down the hill. Now, the love has grown to such a momentous amount that nobody, no matter how hard they try, will be able to stop it.