when mary visits
“Mary set out, proceeding in haste into the hill country to a town of Judah, where she entered Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth.” —Luke 1:39-40
When Mary visited Elizabeth, both St. Elizabeth and her baby were filled with the Holy Spirit (Lk 1:41). Then Mary proclaimed the greatness of the Lord (Lk 1:46) and announced a spiritual revolution in which the mighty would be deposed and replaced by the lowly (Lk 1:52).
When Mary visited the area now called Mexico City, eight million people were converted to Jesus in seven years. This launched a spiritual revolution which put an end to the demonic human sacrifice of thousands of children and adults.
Jesus may be sending His mother to visit us now. If we accept Mary as our mother on Jesus’ terms, we will have a new Pentecost (see Acts 1:14ff). This will result in the conversion of millions and in a spiritual revolution that will put an end to the surgical and chemical abortions of many millions of children each year.
Instead of rejecting Jesus and His mother, let us make room for them in our lives (see Lk 2:7). In this way, we will have hope, abundant and eternal life, and a true Christmas. Who are we that the mother of our Lord should come to us? (see Lk 1:43)
Prayer: Jesus, make me as open to Your mother as was Elizabeth.
Promise: “See, I am coming to dwell among you, says the Lord.” —Zec 2:14
Praise: “My being proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit finds joy in God my Savior, for He has looked upon His servant in her lowliness; all ages to come shall call me blessed” (Lk 1:46-48).
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