Sunday, December 27, 2009

Mary, Did You Know?


Myrrh was used for burials; the wise men foretold Jesus's sacrifice on the cross.

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See you tomorrow for Blue Monday!




32 comments:

Beverly said...

Maybe the myrrh represented the humanity of Jesus. It seemed to foretell of the brutality that would be done to him.

Barbara H. said...

This must have been one of those things Mary "kept and pondered in her heart" at the time that became all too clear later.

squawmama said...

Wow Sally that was interesting... Thanks for such a great post...
Have a beautiful day and enjoy that Florida weather...

Happy New Year
Donna

Needled Mom said...

Interesting!

Andrea said...

Praying you have a wonderful day!
Blessings, andrea

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Sally, Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas. Interesting about the myrrh.. BUT--I keep wondering what you (or I) would do if we got pregnant with the Son of God inside of us??? Yipes---talk about a shock! SO--I keep thinking about Mary this week!!!!

How's the new home????
Hugs,
Betsy

LV said...

As usual, enjoyed your Sunday spiritual humor. You combined it all to be a true blessing to us.

Mevely317 said...

I never stopped to think what myrrh actually represented .... how interesting!

Hope you're all enjoying a blessed day!

Myra (aka Mevely)

xinex said...

Interesting info, Sally! I hope you and your family continue to enjoy this holiday season...Christine

Melissa Wertz said...

I have studied this. And I bet this is one of the things Mary "pondered" in her heart.

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Interesting post, Sally.

I've been catching up this morning and saw the photos of your beautiful new home. I love the color blue you chose.

All the best in 2010!

Lisa said...

I did not know that interesting fact about myrrh. I love all the beautiful prophetic words that point to Jesus as our Messiah. Thanks for sharing, Sally! I hope you had a great Christmas. :)

Peggy said...

Blessings Sally!!! The gift of myrrh,
symbolic of His appointed time of sacrifice...WOW...though this is meant as a funny...it's really something if we ponder all 3 of the gifts...none meant or intended for a baby...but so meaningful to what His life would hold and accomplish! I wonder if these were the traditional gifts for a King? Very interesting!

I love your blue background, Sally!

Clif said...

Good post as always. I was thrilled that you got into your new home before Christmas. Now, I hope you are getting settled into your new house and that it already feels like home.

Cathy said...

That is interesting, Sally. Glad you are enjoying your new home.

Karen said...

Sally, Enjoy the new year and your new home! Thanks for stopping by to read my post.

♥ Kathy said...

I had no idea that's what it meant. Thank you for sharing that Sally. Happy Sunday ♥

Charlotte said...

So cute. Makes me think of how kids feel about getting clothes for Christmas presents.
I hope you have a wonderful new year.
Charlotte

Ginger said...

Sally this is funny for this time of year. I liked what Charlotte had to say.
God Bless,
Ginger

Ginger said...

Sally I just looked at your Blue Monday pictures of your home. It is soo~~~~ beautiful. I'm so happy for you.
Ginger

Melissa Wertz said...

I know Sally. I think blogger made some changes some time ago. When people post to my blog or I post to others, I click their name after reading their comment. That will take me to their profile page. If they are like you and me and have multiple blogs, I have to scratch my head and wonder "which one...". Sometimes it's easy, sometimes it's not. I have some wordpress blogs on hold. I am thinking of moving my business (the photography) blog there. That photography blog often gets strange activity... LOL!

Melissa Wertz said...

I meant to add, blogger used to have it where you posted the blog you wanted linked back to.

Saleslady371 said...

We just learned about this on Christmas Eve. But it does make you think of Mary's reaction to this gift.

Blondie's Journal said...

The gifts have always been such a mystery to me, but I tend to agree with you on the myrhh.

xoxo
Jane

bj said...

Hi, Sally...hope your Christmas in your new, beautiful home was just wonderful.
I'll see ya in the morning for Blue Monday.
xo bj

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I had heard this, but it bears repeating! :-)

Hope you are having a blast this Christmas season...

XO,

Sheila... who is on blog break for a while yet! :-)

LivingforGod said...

Congratulations on your new home! It's beautiful. By the way, my favorite color is blue but I don't think I have time to participate in another meme :).

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment.

Jean Stockdale said...

Words can easily be our undoing. Casually tossed about with little thought of their impact or import, we talk without processing the value (for good or bad) what we way. Proverbs says "In the multitude of words, transgression in unavoidable." James say, "Be slow to speak, quick to hear, and slow to wrath." We would all be wise to carefully chose our words. Proverbs says, "Life and death are in the power of the tongue." I choose life, don't you!!!

Blessings and thanks for leaving me a comment. May the Lord bless you now and in the New Year to come. And may the blood-bought Bride of Christ be "without spot or wrinkle" as we await the glorious appearing of our Heavenly Bridegroom.

Cindy said...

We do know what it represents, but the cartoon makes me think. What kind of gift is that for a baby, they should have given him a toy too.

RCUBEs said...

Nice cartoon. Just want to wish you a Happy New Year and may the Lord bless you richly!

Yolanda said...

I hope you have a wonderful 2010.

Regina said...

I just want to greet you a wonderful Holidays.

Happy New Year too!
Cheers and regards.