I love the Virgin Mary’s story. She was so brave. You see the simple truth is, she loved God more than she feared what others thought. There’s a whole sermon right there. Pass the offering plate and call it Sunday!
Mary, a virgin, was a pure vessel for the Son of God to be placed in. And because she first loved God, she had no problem loving and taking care of his Son, Jesus.
Oh may I always be a clean vessel for the Son of God to take full time residence in. May I too be able to announce, “I’m pregnant!” If you have ever seen me you know I look like I’m 8 months pregnant, but I’m trying to work on that. May I always care about his words, his way of life, and his promise to live forever, more than I am concerned about what man thinks.
In this blog, I write the words I feel God has placed in my heart to help you, inspire you, to grow in your relationship with him. A friend of mine once said,
“I don’t need to read your blog, because I don’t have a relationship with God.” I responded, “Sure you do. It’s just not a good one!”
Whether you believe in God or not today, I pray wherever you are in life, you start to. Because ya know what? God believes in you. He made you, he loves you, and he wants to have a conversation with you, about you. He cares so much for you, he gave you his only Son, to die so that you may live. That’s what Christmas is all about. All the other stuff is just a way to celebrate God’s perfect love.
Today is Christmas. Merry Christmas to all of my regular, and irregular readers. I’ll let you decide which you are. I love you all, and appreciate you so very much. You’re in my prayers. I mainly pray your relationship with God will grow. (laughing) May you too, become pregnant.
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