Come Follow Me
By Nathan Wleczyk
Holy Rosary School
the Bible Jesus tells us many times to follow Him. Matthew, Mark, Luke
and John teach us in the gospels how to live the way Jesus wants
us to live, and how to follow Him. Every day from the moment that I wake
up until the time that I go to bed I must make choices between good and
bad. Jesus lights the path that He wants me to take and I must follow
Him. I must look for His light when I'm making my choices.
When I wake up
the first person that I see is my brother. Right away I have to make
the decision to be nice and loving toward him. Then I
see my parents and I must remember that I should obey them and honor
them as the Ten Commandments tell me to.
At school things
might happen that make me mad and I must think about what Jesus would do. I need
to remember that
Jesus is always loving and
forgiving so I must also be loving and forgive my friends when they make
After school I like to
play outside with my neighbors. Sometimes the other kids want to do things that
I know are wrong. Even though it sounds
like fun, I have to do the right thing and follow Jesus. I can try to
imagine that Jesus is a neighbor friend and think about what He would
do, and then I should do the same thing.
At nighttime I say my prayers
and ask Jesus to help me to follow Him. I need Him to help me make the right
He gave me the Holy Spirit
to help me follow Him. I pray for the Holy Spirit to lead me to God's
Following Jesus sometimes seems really hard, but He gave us many
gifts to make it easier for us. When I am making choices, I must think about
my gift of baptism, reconciliation, communion and the Bible. God gave
me these gifts so that 1 would follow Him.