Freedom in Choice

“Joseph, her husband, was a man of integrity.  Not wanting Mary to be disgraced, he intended to dismiss her quietly.  But while he was thinking about these things . . .” — Matthew 1:19-20 Where is God in the midst of life’s unwanted developments, disruptions, crises?  When we are confronted with that for which we have[…]

The Free(ing) Gift

 This is the irrational season When love blooms bright and wild. Had Mary been filled with reason There’d have been no room for the child.  –“After Annunciation” by Madeleine L’Engle The life of Jesus is God’s gift for us, and the gift is meant to be received.  This season of Advent reminds us of God’s[…]