Jesus and his disciples are walking on a dusty road, joking and singing to pass the time. Jesus starts singing, “There was a young maiden so comely and fair…” His friends think it will be a bawdy and start laughing and poking each other. But he continues, singing,
Imagine yourself in this scene with Jesus and his followers.
How do you react to this intimate and playful song?
Jesus praises his mother’s desire for truth, her integrity, and her loving generosity. What aspect of Mary’s character speaks hope to you today?
WVIS Associate Spiritual Director
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