Today, our parish feast day, is about the freedom to say yes. That is what I think of today- the freedom to say yes, and the courage to do so, under what must have felt like impossible circumstances. That is why these are two of my favorite Annunciation images, both Pre-Raphelite, not a particularly favorite style of art for me.
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Shocked. Surprised. Frightened. But still she said… yes.
And that changed everything. Everything.