Christian Science Monitor – ‘And the soul felt its worth’: Answering the Christmas call

MaryAn article was posted on the Christian Science Monitor website today, under A Christian Science Perspective by Kim Crooks Korinek titled, ‘And the soul felt its worth’: Answering the Christmas call:

There is no part of the Christmas story that better illustrates the spiritual nature of each one’s worthiness, than the Bible account of the angel Gabriel’s visit with Mary. In this story, the angel lets Mary know that she is highly favored, blessed, and honored, as she has been chosen to bring forth a son and name him Jesus.

At first, Mary is fearful, but then she humbly accepts the life-changing goodness she is being called to be a part of. Gabriel gently brings her into the promise that “with God nothing shall be impossible.” Mary’s simple reply? “Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word” (Luke 1:37, 38)…

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