Being so close to the birth of her child, this was probably not a journey Mary wanted to take. It was long.. and arduous..and very uncomfortable. Not the way she had imagined the end of her pregnancy would be. But she accepted it.
This would not be the last time she would undertake an unwanted journey.. After the birth of her Son she and Joseph would have to flee to Egypt to save their baby's life. And years later..another fateful journey would taken with her Son...as she followed him to Calvary
We all take unwanted journeys in life.. with illness, life choices and loss. But it is a comfort to know that in all these journeys, we are not alone. God walks beside us, giving us strength and encouragement to endure. And that is a true blessing
This Christmas song reminds me of my childhood..
and the chorus is beautiful
Love and Hugs