"A thrill of hope" A barn with a manger in soft light.

A thrill of hope

Anticipation is high as a teenage girl labors in a foreign city surrounded by strangers and livestock, her first tremor of pain the first thrill of hope for all humanity. Questions thicken the air with every contraction.⁣ When will he arrive?How will it happen?Will it take a long time?What will he look like?Will she love …

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"God fulfills his promises." Pregnant woman standing in a field, smiling at her belly.
Who Are You

Expecting God

What are you expecting right now? What promise of God are you carrying in your belly, (im)patiently waiting for the day it will be delivered? As Mary made her way to Bethlehem, she held within her the greatest promise ever made. She was physically and spiritually heavy with expectation. I imagine she was also deeply …

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