Thank you! In our quest for drama, I think we imagine Mary felt a great deal of angst about her situation. But right away, God provided Mary with the support of Elizabeth and Zachariah, well-respected members of the community. Even Joseph is described as having his angelic vision when he was first contemplating the situation. The holy family was not bearing their burden alone, they were rejoicing in their blessing with their loved ones. God provided them with the support they needed. To imagine any less does a disservice to our view of God.
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