Mary’s Yes!

Mary responded, “I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.” And then the angel left her. (Luke 1:38 NLT)

By Fr. Chris Lee OFR

Day 1: Introduction

Many of us struggle with the idea that a perfect, infinite God, would choose to work in cooperation with imperfect, finite humans. We often struggle with this concept to the point of disqualifying ourselves from the very tasks that God is asking us to do. What if God is not seeking perfect; just obedient people? In the following passage we will discover how one ordinary girl’s decision, to respond in obedience, changed the world forever. Mary’s simple “yes” to God opened the gates of Heaven to the rest of us ordinary, imperfect, people. What could our “yes” to God accomplish today?

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