On the road to Bethlehem

Christmas is nearly here and I went to choir practice this evening to prepare for the celebration.  In our church, the decorations are not up as we are still in Advent.  There is a nativity scene outside but inside, only un-decorated Christmas trees.  Yet, the images of Mary and Joseph that are always on display are the best reminder of what the season is about.

I can only imagine faintly what they must have experienced.  To anticipate the new life that was coming and to know what that means to the world must have been incredible.  I hope that I can keep the gratitude for the true meaning of Christmas in my heart now and always.

Image of Virgin Mary
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
Alpharetta, Georgia


Author: stgrundy

Photography is my way to capture and share the amazing beauty of God’s handiwork in the people and places that I experience every day. I focus mainly on nature and travel subjects but also do alot of event work for my church and the occasional wedding or portrait session. My residence is Roswell, Georgia – a northern suburb of Atlanta. I try to get around the Southeast as often as possible and would love to explore other parts of the USA and the rest of the world. Member of: Roswell Photographic Society Contributing artist: Getty Images

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