Third Sunday of Advent

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly troubled at the saying...

This is the tenderness that disturbs,
and stirs dark, doubting waters.
Love is the hardest miracle.
Among the jumbled, stacked impossibilities,
it is grace that stings and troubles most
and causes faith to falter.

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