"Let it be to me!" I never could have imagined the changes that were to unfold having spoken these words to my Lord.
My mom found out first. I still see her falling to her knees and weeping. My father demanded an explaination, slamming the door behind him.
My friends turned up their noses and turned their backs as I walked into the room - spreading rumors of who they assumed may be the father.
But Joseph puzzled me most of all. First, he was angry, but not at me. He wanted to put me away so I would not be shamed.
Then, one day, he said an angel had appeared. And he took me to his father's house. I always knew I loved Joseph, and He loved me.
Elizabeth, thought to be barren, was carrying a child. She said he did a flip in her womb when I approached. Baby John is so precious.
Now, my belly swells. My time is coming. I feel the flutter of hands and feet, and I am filled with joy at this life inside of me. How can it be?
"Let it be to me" that's how it all started. The angel said he was to be a King, The Lord, Jesus.
How can one so small save us from this oppression? How amazing to think this child in my womb, my son, will reign on the throne of David!
Oh, my Lord, I never expected that when I said yes to You, my life would change so much. But it has.
I'm excited at what is to come, but I am also scared. Joseph says we have to go on a journey. What if there is no one to help when my time comes?
I am so young, and I've never done this before. And how can I be the mother to Your son?
I have so many questions. But Lord, I love You, and I trust You!