As the Christmas season rolls around, there is a lot of excitement in the air. Occasionally, though, there are those who just don’t get into the Christmas spirit. Everyone knows a Grinch or a Scrooge, right? Bah Humbug. While this is a well-known phrase, if we’re honest, we all have certain seasons in life where we just feel “bah Humbug!” As we look at the Christmas story, we will see that so many key players could have easily felt the disdain of Jesus, yet they decided to respond differently.
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As a young teenage girl set to be married to the love of her life, Mary gets a visit from an Angel that would forever change her life. Her response to the news brought by Gabriel is so important. It shows us how we can choose to focus on the presence of God even in the midst of disruptive plans.