It’s a miracle that my son, Ryan, hasn’t driven me insane. Or, maybe he has and I’m just the last to know. I will say, if he drives his RC car over my foot one more time today, that might be what finally does the trick. Of course I’m kidding. I do, however, want to think about miracles for a minute.
The biggest and best miracle I can think of during the end of Advent Season is, of course, Mary’s Immaculate Conception of Jesus. What a mystery this event is, but what an undeniable blessing! I can only imagine the turmoil Mary and Joseph encountered over the upheaval of their personal lives. It makes me wonder if they considered it such a blessing at the time. I would like to think that since there were Angels involved, they truly did consider themselves fortunate.
The birth of Jesus was not only a miraculous gift bestowed just to Mary and Joseph. This little miracle was to be shared with us all. The angels and saints rejoiced at His birth. They sang hymns of great joy and happiness. The birth of Jesus is the greatest miracle of all times.
We were not fortunate to be able to be there for the birth of Jesus, nor were we able to participate in his upbringing. But, we are still privileged to know him because the good news of our Lord has been passed down, or shared if you will, through the Bible. He lives on through the stories we hear, the songs we sing, the traditions we keep.
Today, in our everyday lives, we encounter little miracles. Some we miss, some are obvious. All are blessings in disguise. Here is a short list of miracles I can think of off the top of my head: [Read more…]