Have you ever felt afraid to do something God has called you to do? Or been overwhelmed by a path He has chosen for you? Have you ever needed encouragement from a friend? Certainly, we can all answer “yes” to at least one of those questions. And certainly Mary—the girl chosen by God to bear the Savior of the world—would have been familiar with those feelings.
Don’t you just love a good rags to riches story? Hollywood knows such stories captivate our minds and stir our hearts. Books are full of such subject matter. Even our news shows love to highlight such stories.