Fleeing violence to fall seriously ill is a reality people along our southern border face. But Joseph didn’t change his plan. Mary said yes, and Jesus was born.
We spend a lot of time waiting. We can do it while wrapping ourselves in self-isolation – or we can wait joyfully with others, sharing our hopes and dreams for each other.
As we stay awake, not knowing when Jesus will return, we prepare for his return by working to see God’s vision realized and repenting of the ways we’ve failed to do so. Maranatha. Come Lord Jesus.