A Servant’s Heart

Eloquent, and worth watching:

I believe that in in German, the phrase that he is referring to “a servant’s heart” would be Dienerherz (“servant heart”). A very good word my paternal great grandparents and grandparents would have learned in their childhood. Most of my professional life has been devoted to fiduciary law and regulation. The loss of the fiduciary sensibility by people attracting the most fans (some of them also being voters) in our culture, something that recurs regularly in our history and against which we need booster shots for improved immunity – for a while – has been a feature of much of the last 50 years of American public life. For a fiduciary, the first-person singular is the last perspective to consider, rather than the first. Dienerherz – Servant-Heart: a very good principle to live by. As individuals and as a people. We have been graced with many models to emulate.

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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1 Response to A Servant’s Heart

  1. Liam says:

    Just to clarify who the first person singular is in that post, given the ancestry invoked: it’s not Todd, but I.

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