Simeon and Anna are beautiful examples of waiting in hope. They show us how never to give up even in the face of disappointment, while remaining faithful to God within our community.
Joseph expressed righteousness through his kindness, refraining from publicly shaming Mary despite her surprising pregnancy. He models a life guided by faith rather than fear, one that will embrace God’s plan despite its inevitable challenges.
In the Kingdom of God, “work” is much more significant than bringing home a paycheck. Far beyond just personal fulfillment, we enrich the world and benefit those around us. Our work before God becomes worship, leaving an impact that echoes throughout future generations.