Pondering What’s Precious

Pondering What’s Precious

“But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.” – Luke 2:19 Do you ever take time to ponder? According to the dictionary, to ponder means “to think or consider, especially quietly, soberly, and deeply.” I believe there are many things in our lives that are worth careful thought and consideration, especially spiritual mysteries and blessings. One of my favorite (although often overlooked) lines in the Christmas story is that of Mary treasuring the happenings surrounding Jesus’ birth and pondering them in her heart. Clearly, she knew that what was taking place was significant, but it’s notable that she took time to meditate on the wonder of those moments and that the Bible actually records it. It’s as if the Lord put her pensive ponderings in His Word as an example to say to us that it’s a gift to savor, contemplate, and meditate on the

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