Mom, the Lord is with you!

young momI was in a restaurant last week and the waitress, whom I have known since her birth, came over to take our order. I asked her, “When is the wedding date?”
She gave me a look and said, “I’m not even going out with anyone!” Continue reading

What will you endure?

mary and josephAt that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. (This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census. And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David’s ancient home. He traveled there from the village of Nazareth in Galilee. He took with him Mary, his fiancée, who was now obviously pregnant. Continue reading

God is with YOU!

God with usIn the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!” Luke 1:26-28

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