Rejoice in Your Love Story

“Oh, how my soul praises the Lord.
How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior!”
Luke 1:46b-47

May you praise God, your Savior. He loves you so much that He sent Jesus into the world to pay the price for your sins, so that you can live with Him forever. May you experience God’s everlasting love and rejoice!

Merry Christmas!

Pieta-Tears of Eternal Life

 

“You will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.” Luke 1:31-33

Keith and I just returned from Rome. The Pieta is my favorite piece of art. While tourists are pointing and snapping photos, I work my way through the crowd to stand next to the barrier that separates us from Michelangelo’s meditation in marble. Each year that I’ve returned, I’ve cried or I’ve hugged another woman who could not control the tears.

Mary’s grief became our grief.

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