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Luke 1:34 Mary said to the angel, “How can this be, since I am a virgin?”
We all have veils that separate us from God—veils of fear, shame, and guilt. We live behind the veil of what we have done and left undone. We are veiled in logic and rationalism, unable or unwilling to abandon ourselves to Mystery. Often, our veils are the lives we have created for ourselves—what we see is what we get.
We may offer excuses and hide ourselves behind all the veils we can find, explaining and exclaiming why Gabriel’s announcement cannot be true for each of us, and the angel will proclaim in our own ears: “Nothing will be impossible with God.”
MOVING FORWARD: What veils separate you from God? What can you do to remove them?
Today the Church remembers The Annunciation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Blessed Virgin Mary.