Was her “yes” so unconventional. Betrothed already to Joseph, a family must have been on the agenda. Young. Yes. Unconventional age for betrothal in her time? No. I wonder about the outcome if she or Joseph had said “no”. For me, the first real dangerous, unconventional thing Mary did was to undertake her journey to […]
We live in a world where truth is frequently distorted and lost; women are especially vulnerable to false perceptions of who they are, how they should act, and what they can do. The narrative of the Samaritan woman (John 4:1-42, NRSV) reveals the importance of truth and revelation in recognising and living out authentic identity.