Warm Southern Breeze

"… there is no such thing as nothing."

Let Others Lift You Up

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Some say it’s good to be queen, and in the musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Lucy is dismayed to learn she can’t be queen when she grows up. You have to be born one. “If I can’t be a queen,” she says, then “I’ll work and work until I’m very rich and then I will buy myself a queendom.” Good grief! Wrong on both counts. Queen saints became saints by doing very un-queenlike things – such as giving away their wealth. Jesus’ Mother Mary, too, simply lived the incomparable dignity of being a woman, a wife, a good and holy Jew, and a mother. The only thing her son ever ran from was a crowd that wanted to make him king. Exalting us is someone else’s job.

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