And then I was reminded at my uncle’s 90th birthday party last month of the priest who married my grandparents telling them at their 1927 wedding: “Do your best, and leave the rest to God.”
Take a moment to consider the situations – and the people – that you have come to accept as impossible.
Growing up in small-city 1970’s Aotearoa we didn’t think much about music that might be considered serious and high-brow.
I like that. The world as the theatre of human history, that is, the world as the place where God and people meet and live together.
When the angel left Mary, the challenges and problems of this new era of her life had just begun.
Unbridled ambition is problematic and resentment is exhausting. Love, generosity and forgiveness really is foundational,