Thinking about my word renew and seeing posts on Facebook talking about not calling ourselves Christians anymore, started me thinking. … Why do we allow labels to define us, instead of us defining the label?
This is written from a Mother’s Perspective – specifically from Mary’s. I did a lot of research into what it would have been like, but this is STRICTLY my imagination, there is no guarantee any of this really happened or really were her thoughts. I do use scripture through out. However, it’s mostly how I think I…
Jesus was circumcised today. I’ve been to many Circumcision Rituals before, but today, well, today was a hard one as no mother wants to hear her child in pain. But it is something that needs to be done. Something we very much wanted to do. It is an honor to obey our God. I will never forget this day.
I’ve been so busy with our new baby and getting ready for tomorrow I haven’t had time to write. I am so excited and nervous about tomorrow. Tomorrow He will be circumcised according to the Law of Moses (Exodus 13:2, 22:29 and Leviticus 12). Eight days old, hard to believe it’s been a week since I gave birth.
As I was playing him today, goo gooing and gah gahing, I thought back to when I first was told I would be giving birth to him. The angel that visited me had told me my relative Elizabeth had also conceived a son. I was floored!! Elizabeth was old and barren! Yet she was already six months pregnant? I just had to see for myself and I headed right off to Judah and my relatives Zachariah and Elizabeth.
As I nursed him tonight, I am considering some of the things I learned at Temple about the Messiah that was to come. I thought of the reading from what the prophet Isaiah declared (Isaiah 7:13-14), saying the Lord Himself will give a sign, and that sign would be a virgin being with child, bearing a son … it hit me … I am that virgin! Me … it’s unbelievable to me.
I wrote a few years ago and share it each Christmas. It’s written from a Mother’s Perspective – specifically from Mary’s. I did a lot of research into what it would have been like, but this is STRICTLY my imagination, there is no guarantee any of this really happened or really were her thoughts. I…