Prepare For Christmas – Zechariah

The first ‘fear not’ visitation was the Archangel Gabriel’s visit to the priest Zechariah announcing that his prayer – his decades-long prayer for a child had been heard. The news, designed to bring ‘joy and delight’ to Zechariah, first produced fright. So what’s up with that? Why the scare? Do you have to be off-balance – in order to receive good news? I can relate to Gabriel’s mission. As a boy, if I knew my older sister was going into our unfinished basement, say to get something from the freezer, I would… Continue reading Prepare For Christmas – Zechariah