Friday, December 16, 2011

Barren No More

About a month ago, Shannon Milholland of the blog Jesus and My Orange Juice (really insightful and welcoming place) asked if I’d be interested in writing about how a certain Biblical character speaks into my own personal Christmas story this year. 

Shannon gave me a brief list of names and my eye went to one.


The account about Elizabeth in Luke chapter one is brief, but revealing. She was older in life, barren, unable to conceive, and bore the shame of that unwanted distinction for years and years. Yet she enjoyed the honor of giving birth to the forerunner of our Savior at so untimely a place in her life. She was called righteous, along with her husband Zachariah, and was one of the first women to be...

Read the rest of the blog here, and have a blessed Friday!

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