Chosen. Courageous. Carrier of hope.
Mary was a young woman who gave God her wholehearted "yes." When faced with a wild encounter with an angel, Mary refused to give into fear and responded in humility and grace. Although, her "yes" meant that she would be ostracized and disgraced, her response showed her heart of surrender: "may it be unto me as you have said." She was courageous and filled with hope--her beautiful "yes" made room for the birth of Jesus.
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