Day 17: Dec 13th Luke 1: 39-42 Open the eyes of my heart Lord


As Mary developed in her pregnancy it caused social difficulties for both her and Joseph. First century Israel was not renowned as a tolerant society when it came to unwed young mothers. It made sense for her to go visit her cousin. The reaction Elizabeth has is in contrast to how Mary would have been treated by many others. Elizabeth was willing to look beyond societies expectations.

What are we missing because we can’t see beyond the expected?

Today’s Advent thought is from Norman