Saturday, December 6, 2014

Mary: Society's Nobody Yet God's Chosen


Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a poor, faceless, nameless woman. She was Eric Garner's devastated widow. She was Michael Brown's grieving mom. She was Dulce Cristina Payan before she was murdered by a gang. She was Malala Yousafzai on the day she was shot by the Taliban for going to school. She was the woman who was repeatedly assaulted by a prison guard who was supposed to protect her. Mary was every woman who has experienced pain, oppression, and injustice. It for this reason that Mary was chosen by God for a sacred mission. And after Mary was chosen, she sang this song (Luke 1:46-55):

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