A Vulnerable Baby and a Faithful Father

See Him in a manger laid,
Whom the choirs of angels praise;
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid,
While our hearts in love we raise.

Gloria, in excelsis Deo!
Gloria, in excelsis Deo!

Today, I am struck by this lyrical phrase: “Mary, Joseph, lend your aid.” I am struck by how astounding it is that God relied on a couple of frail, fragile human beings to keep the Savior of the world safe. I mean, what if Joseph had dismissed the directive dreams he received from God as unimportant? What if he had blamed them on Continue reading A Vulnerable Baby and a Faithful Father