My husband and I are both totally blind and have two Seeing Eye dogs. Not only have we been welcomed into this congregation, but we are accepted as equal participants in this caring community. Shortly after we began attending the services, we were provided braille … read more.
The Magnificat–the hymn of joy sung by Mary in the Gospel of Luke–is a text of radical justice and faith, and an exultation of promises fulfilled. In this season where we honor both the Jewish story of the Hanukkah miracle and the Christian observance of Advent, we look to joy as fuel for justice in a fraught and complex world.