Extra Luggage

Jesus sends us out on a mission of love and service. But he wants us to travel light. What kind of useless burdens do you insist on bringing with you?

Troubled by Angels

The angel appears to Mary and begins with a beautiful greeting: “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.” Why then does the next line tell us that Mary was greatly disturbed?

Three Gifts, Three Kings

The scriptures do not tell us how many wise men came to honor the Christ Child. But the Christian imagination concluded that if there were three gifts, there were three magi. This insight has deep spiritual meaning.