Christmas Countdown with @lovingthebook
Day 4 Lo, How a Rose: The Nativity Story by J.R. Simmons
He loves spending time with his family and coaching his kids in all of their
different sports. He is an avid gamer and is very excited that his boys are
picking up on his hobby.
found that he loves the sport. Most nights he can be found either sitting down
with a good game or hunched over his laptop writing.
age, a child who will prepare the way for the coming Lord.
from an angel brings unexpected but welcome news. The same angel appears to
newly betrothed Mary, and his words will change more than her life. His message
will change the world. From Hebron to Bethlehem to Nazareth, travel with the
mother of the Savior of the world and the people she knew. Become part of the
miracle and see the world where Jesus Christ was born. We all know how the
story ends, but in Lo, How a Rose, see how it all began.”
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foolish grin. Her father chuckled. Jacob was a well-respected man in Nazareth.
People often came from all over the territory to visit their small village just
for the opportunity to purchase his leatherwork. On occasion he would allow
Mary to visit the shop, and she had seen with her own eyes the wonders her
father was capable of creating.
but then his expression turned serious. “Joseph is a good man, Mary. He is
successful and he has an excellent head on his shoulders. I would not agree to
this engagement if I didn’t trust him.”
her cheeks. “He has been nothing but kind to me. I am sure he will make a fine
husband. I just hope that I will be a good wife for him.”
the example you have grown up with. As a husband, I could not have asked for a
better wife, and now as a father, I could not ask for a finer daughter. You
just remember the things your mama has taught you and you will make a wonderful
cousin wants nothing but the best for his son, and believe me, he has asked for
you, Papa. You always know just what to say.”
said with a laugh, gently dislodging himself and stepping away from the window.
“Now hurry along. You are not the only one in this house who is nervous. If you
don’t start helping your mama soon, we’ll both be in trouble.”
plate this morning without catching an earful about a certain disobedient
daughter. You mind your mama!”
glower for a moment, but then faltered.
“He has no idea what he is getting into.”