Who is your Elizabeth? And who is your Mary? This passage is one of my most favourite from the Christmas story. It is about Mary fleeing to a safe place. It is about Elizabeth welcoming her. It is about Jesus. It’s about John too. And, of course, it is all about further confirmation of the wonders that are about to happen.
But it is also about rejoicing with those who rejoice. Hugging those who need one. Listening. Offering an ear, a room and a bed. It is about friendship in God’s family.Read More