Guest author: Paul Andruss – MOTHER OF GOD
The final post in the series by author Paul Andruss… for now…
Last year the National Geographic Magazine ran a cover story about ‘The Most Powerful Woman in the World’. It was Mary, the mother of Jesus.
A woman, who barely speaks in the bible, has been venerated for almost two millennia by billions of Catholics. As a woman, who conceived without sex, and who herself was conceived without sex – ‘The Immaculate Conception’ – Mary is believed to intercede between heaven and earth. She is friend to the downtrodden, sinner and slave. She holds a special place in her heart for innocents and virgins.
Like an indulgent mother, she is the one we ask for the little things; the petty favours we don’t like to bother dad with. And when all else is lost, our heavenly mother is the one we run to.
Over the centuries Mary appeared…
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