Lasting Joy

  Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that aContinue reading “Lasting Joy”

Mary Visits Elizabeth

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting. the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women,Continue reading “Mary Visits Elizabeth”

I Will Not Be Shaken

  Keep me safe, my God  for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;     apart from you I have no good thing.” I say of the holy people who are in the land,     “They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.” Those who run afterContinue reading “I Will Not Be Shaken”