on the road to Bethlehem

We left off with Joseph & Mary on the long trek to Bethlehem. Still on the road… I wonder if Mary asked,  “Are we there yet?!” as her womb started sending signals it was full and had had enough. I wonder how sick of leading the donkey and being on his feet all day JosephContinue reading “on the road to Bethlehem”

census honeymoon

About that time Caesar Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the Empire. This was the first census when Quirinius was governor of Syria. Everyone had to travel to his own ancestral hometown to be accounted for. So Joseph went from the Galilean town of Nazareth up to Bethlehem in Judah, David’s town, forContinue reading “census honeymoon”

trusting His timing

Mary’s story continues on in Luke, and overlaps that of Elizabeth… We pick up the story with a newly pregnant Mary immediately leaving to go visit her cousin Mary, who is now 6 months pregnant. Elizabeth has only just recently returned home, as the Bible tells us she went off on her own for 5Continue reading “trusting His timing”