“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.” Then the angel left her.
Five small words from Mary; one huge commitment, one life changing decision for us all.
Mary, in the visit of one angel, for possibly an hour at the most, went from the shock of her life to the acceptance that she would birth God's son, the king of her people.
Well done Mary.
And well done us for making it through the first week of advent.
We have started the journey towards Christmas, accepting the shock of God's call on our lives and realising the blessing that it is if we follow Him.
Prayer of the day
Father we thank you for Mary and for her day with your angels, this one encounter brought about the salvation of us all, we owe all we are to that process. Amen.