Praise God for every blessing – big and small.
This year I am Joseph. No, I am not really Joseph, I am Mauricio Arenas. My wife really is Mary. Well, she’s Maria but that is close enough. Our daughter, Esperanza, gets to play the role of Jesus. Although, that doesn’t really make sense. Here I am, walking down the street like a pied piper with close to a hundred children trailing me holding candles and singing Christmas songs. We are supposed to be acting out Joseph with Mary coming into Bethlehem and looking for an inn so that Maria can give birth to baby Jesus. But here my precious Maria is, holding our three-month-old baby. We aren’t quite the ideal couple to be leading this procession.
But I know why we were chosen. I can understand how Joseph must have felt with no place to go. You see, back in June, my house was destroyed. Right outside our front…
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