My dear friend and fellow Author, Joe Siccardi shares in this post what the real reason for the Season of Christmas. Without my higher power, I wouldn’t be having another Christmas and I have a heart of gratitude for that, and so much more. I thank him every day of the year!
(The angel said) “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a Son, and you shall call His Name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:20b-21)
“Do not fear,” the angel says to Joseph. Do not fear to take Mary as your wife, in spite of the problems that will come with that. Don’t be afraid of the gossip — the people who will doubtless decide you are the one who got her pregnant prematurely — the people who will whisper behind their hands that maybe there was somebody else. Don’t be afraid.
But there must have been more than that. Don’t be afraid to bring Mary home as your wife, even though you are about to begin a marriage like no other marriage…
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