What is it about the Angel Gabriel’s visit to the Virgin Mary that sticks with us, enough that Christians are still telling the story to their children, two Millennia later?
I’m not sure what a theology professor would tell you, but to me, Gabriel represents the happiness we all have, when we feel the excitement, apprehension and hope of new life, new beginnings, moving through us.
A new year, a new baby, a new job, a new business, a new chapter of our lives… all beginnings.
There’s a reason why Angel Gabriel is smiling, telling us not to be afraid. Because he’s tapped into who we really are, tapped into what really matters to us spiritually. It’s what Christmas and the Solstice is all about…