January 1, 2019

Luke 2:16-21

 

The shepherds are a lowly group of people considered ignorant in the society of the time. And yet it is they who understand that the news from the heavenly host is from God. Mary quietly and humbly reflects on all that is taking place. On the eighth day her son is given the name, Jesus, the name given her by the angel.

 

Dearest Mother, I wonder what you were thinking. I imagine your thoughts did not revolve around a “to do” list but rather the glory of God.

 

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