With Christmas just days away, we have prepared our hearts and minds for the coming of Jesus into the world, to set into motion God’s grand plan for our salvation. Of course, Jesus is the main star for the event. But for now, I want to focus on someone who has just as much of an impact: Mary, our mother.
The story of Jesus visiting the home of Mary and Martha is an iconic one for me.
As a child hearing this story, I liked how straightforward it was. Its simplicity of characters made it incredibly easy to understand and easy to relate to.
The message in itself was simple: Be like Mary. Choose what is better.
It is only now in my adult life that I realize that actually, it’s not that simple. Being like Mary and not being like Martha is actually quite difficult.
Do you ever just ask why? Why is this happening to me? Why is this happening now? Why do bad things happen to me? Why can’t I be happy? Why is my life the way that it is? Just why? I asked myself those questions a lot. More accurately, I asked God those questions a lot. In those […]
Above all else, I think that a sense of belonging and feeling loved is the one thing that we all crave as humans. We yearn to belong, to be accepted, and to be taken as we are. We look for people to support us and help us grow into better people every single day. I […]