Prepare for Christmas – Mary

“…God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee to virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph…” The first thing you notice about how Mary approached Christmas is that she wasn’t (approaching Christmas). It came to her. “God sent the angel…” and initiates the encounter. The heavenly message drastically upended the course of Mary’s expectation. She had no plans to be “Mary, mother of God”. She was going to be “Mrs. Joseph, wife of carpenter”. She was going to raise a family in a little (well-built) home in… Continue reading Prepare for Christmas – Mary