Christmas Reflection

Christmas Reflection

Joseph accepts Jesus as his son
18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: his mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet  did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.

20 But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,[f] because he will save his people from their sins.’

In our world where public shaming is frequent due to the press and social media, may we remember Joseph who did not publically disgrace Mary when he found out she was pregnant. May we be considered in our actions and slower to anger.
Key Question: How can I be more peaceful and slower to get angry?

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May God bless you and Merry Christmas!

Tim Richards
Academy Chaplain

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