Marion Speicher Brown (Florida)
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[Anna] gave thanks to God and spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem. - Luke 2:38 (NIV)
The prophet Anna is one of my Christmas heroes. She didn’t guard sheep by night or visit the manger. Nevertheless, Anna became part of the extended Christmas story, celebrating the infant Savior 40 days later in Jerusalem. I admire Anna because she kept herself alert for God’s purposes in her...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.