But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19
During this season of our Lord's birth I often muse on the ponderings of Mary, this humble young woman with nothing to offer besides her love of God and good repute. Yet simply, she believed. A faith unheard of, but one God knew. He knows the heart. Her heart was pure.
A painting of the arch angel ~ a gift of Christmas past fromMountain Man which graces our stairway
Imagine the overflowing of this young mother's heart as she gazed for the first time in the Savior's eyes.
During this final week of Advent, in the midst of the world's chaos, let us ponder and celebrate God's most precious gift, his son Jesus the Christ child.