When he arrived and saw the grace of God . . .  St. Barnabas, one of the earliest missionaries, had many gifts, but one of his most valuable gifts was the ability to “see” what God was doing and to encourage it. Think about how Barnabas was able to welcome Paul into the community of believers after his conversion (Acts 9:27).   He “saw” what God had done in this former persecutor and chose to accept Paul in spite of his past.   Again, when he...