ADVENT … Mary, Mary…

Throughout Advent we are continually reminded of the special faith Mary demonstrated when Angel Gabriel told her she would bring the Son of God into the world as a baby (altho she had ‘no knowledge of man’…)

church of the Nativity Advent

She believed the Angel’s words: Nothing is impossible with God… & she trusted God to sort all the details out.

“Let it be done to me as you have said.  I am the handmaiden of the Lord.”

Let it BE…

As Fr. Sean reminded us last night, the Beatles may have sung it, but Mary said it first.

Let it BE…

grace, peace & FAITH

   Virginia :  )

p.s. just have to share this quote from one of my Advent devotionals today:

“That man say we can’t have as much rights as a man ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman.  Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman. Man had nothing to do with it.”     (Sojourner Truth, 19th Century)

p.s.2 – if you want to know more about the photo, click here to read a previous post with the full skinny

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3 Responses to ADVENT … Mary, Mary…

  1. Pingback: Advent: The First Baby Shower Unites Women on the Margins | Wholeness 4 Love

  2. Onleilove says:

    Thank you for linking my article and for this post. I love the Sojourner Truth quote!

    • Virginia says:

      So enjoyed visiting your amazing blog! The Sojourner Truth quote is SO GOOD (i should have waited for Human Rights day, but couldn’t resist sharing right away!) Blessings to you!

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