Tag: mary

  • “What happened next, Mary”

    Luke, a middle-aged physician hired by a wealthy Roman to document the story of Jesus, sat down on a bench next to an aging Jewish woman somewhere in the Roman province of Judea. Luke’s task was to put together the story– in order– the story of Jesus and his followers. People in Rome were talking […]

  • That Slimy Boy

    While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2:6-7 The incarnation of Jesus is messy business. Like, the physical […]