This Maundy Thursday, I'm reflecting on the pilgrimage of Mary, the mother of Jesus. What must it have been like for her to discern what her relationship to Jesus was? What did she model to us about discipleship? Where in my heart does the Mary of the annunciation and the Mary of the Passion meet? How does her pilgrimage resemble my own? Respond to the invitation to encounter Mary on the road to the cross.
"And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against; (Yea, a sword shall pierce your own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts should be revealed."
Luke 2:34-35, KJV