Too awesome. Too heartbreakingly awesome.
Too many moments in the darkness, when only the darkness answers.
And where will you turn?
Did Mary feel this, knowing that the child she was carrying would complete her soul, and break her heart? She new the prophecy of Isaiah, after all.
When the angel told her of her high calling, did she sit for a moment, letting a holy silence dispel the darkness, before answering him,
"Behold the handmaid of the LORD; be it unto me according to thy word." (Luke 1:38, KJV)
Be it unto you, dear caregiver, according to the marriage promise you made, for decency's sake, and for the Love of God.
What other music could there be here, but Silent Night, sung by David Archuleta and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir?
Today's keyword for Advent-Photo-A-Day is silence.
Previous posts in this series are
December 3 - The Meaning Of Christmas
December 4 - A Caregiving Home
December 5 - Caregiver, Please Wait For Me
December 6 - A Caregiver's Vision
December 7 - A Caregiver's Magnificat
December 8 - A Caregiver's Renewal
December 9 - Caregiver, What Is Justice?
December 10 - Caregiver, Find A Moment's Peace
Please pardon my slow response to comments. I'm doing my best, and your comments are really precious to me.
I'm really not doing well at all.
Thanks to Carol Ashby, Blessed Are The Pure Of Heart is back on Kindle, and will be available in paperback in a few days!
Friends are everything. I couldn't have done it.
Marley update... been moved to a sanctuary, and Bay County will revise their 'dangerous dog' codes.
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Below are my recent releases on Kindle -please excuse their presence in the body of the blog. I haven't the energy to get them up as 'buttons' in the sidebar. You can click on the covers to go to the Amazon links.