Becoming Like Mary, One Day at a Time

by Katy Kauffman

I used to think being like Mary, the mother of Jesus, was unattainable. After all, God picked her to be the mother of the Messiah. What kind of godliness would it take to be qualified for such a role? I didn’t think I would ever attain that level of goodness.

But “perfect” isn’t what God was looking for. In Mary, He found willingness. She said yes to God and His plan.

Yes to being so young and becoming a parent to the Son of God in human form.
Yes to risking Joseph’s reaction to the news.

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Isaiah: Setting Things Right

Love is Christ’s Driving Force

 In 2010, my family and I attended the International Christian Retail Show, where Christian book publishers … promote their new products to retailers. As writers, we wanted to see how the book promotion process worked.

Giant posters decorated the halls of the convention center like murals. One of them promoted The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Aslan the lion with his golden mane and piercing eyes dominated the center of the poster. His face ...


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