Joseph was a man who’s role is often forgotten. He was a humble man of God, whose faith helped him to rise above great obstacles thrust into his life path, to become the father, husband and protector of Jesus and Mary.
He represented the Divine Masculine energy of a Father to Jesus. He was the balance of that Divine energy to the Divine Feminine energy of Mary. He guided and protected them throughout his life preparing both of them for the mission of Jesus.
Mary was the Divine Feminine mother who held the Immaculate concept of the mission of her son within her heart. She was there to help him and guide him as he grew into his mission. That does not mean she like most mothers wasn’t tempted to (s)mother him to keep him safe. However, between the strong inner guidance to Jesus of his mission and the Divine Masculine energies of Joseph to guide and protect his child while allowing him to explore and grow, she too learned to let go and trust that Jesus was Divinely protected.
Joseph during his lifetime became a beacon of faith, trust, love and protection. Little thought is given unto him by most throughout the story of Jesus, but he was a true guiding and loving force in the life of Jesus and Mary.
Joseph and Mary had a warm a loving relationship which produced other children and created a happy home in which Jesus and his siblings learned to love, and grow. Jesus as with any child was loved, and disciplined. For he was a happy and inquisitive child, who loved to explore and learn.
Together Joseph and Mary provided a happy and balanced life for Jesus to grow in his own spirituality and mission, and to open his Sacred heart to God. Mary held the vision of his mission in her immaculate heart to aide him.
Jesus did not come to die for our sins, but to show us how to live a spiritual life and to remember we are children of God. However, he died because of the sins of some of those alive in that time who were to fearful and unwilling to let go of their preconceived ideas about the Messiah, and fear of the political systems of their time. Had their hearts and minds been open, our world would be a very different place.
As we enter this time where the birth of Jesus is celebrated by Christians, let us truly remember what this means. It is not about gifts, or large meals, or decorations or even large gatherings.
IT IS FIRST ABOUT LOVING OTHERS.
Giving is not about how many presents we give or receive, but how we can help others who are in need. Perhaps, a new tradition can be started this year, instead of teaching our children about Santa Claus we could share with them the teachings of Jesus.
Blessings to ALL.
Holy Father, I remember that I AM a Holy Spirit, and everyone I meet is part of your Pure Love.