In his homily, Father Paul talked about how we need to apply John the Baptist’s words to our lives and prepare the way of the Lord in our hearts. Are there “weeds” and “stumps,” or sinful behaviors and lifestyles, that I need to clear and uproot? Is my life a winding road of lies and deception that I need to make straight? Are there rough roads of jealousy and greed that I need to make smooth? Are there deep valleys of depression and conflict that I need to build a bridge across?......