Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 1:39-56.
During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.
When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, "Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.
And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy.
Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled." And Mary said: "My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord;my spirit rejoices in God my savior. For he has looked upon his handmaid's lowliness; behold, from now on will all ages call me blessed.
The Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name.His mercy is from age to age to those who fear him.
He has shown might with his arm, dispersed the arrogant of mind and heart.He has thrown down the rulers from their thrones but lifted up the lowly.
The hungry he has filled with good things; the rich he has sent away empty.
He has helped Israel his servant, remembering his mercy,according to his promise to our fathers, to Abraham and to his descendants forever."Mary remained with her about three months and then returned to her home.
Holy Mary was the most faithful servant of Our Lord.Although she was pregnant, she went to some other place, to help and serve her cousin Elizabeth .Elizabeth was for the first time pregnant,in older age and Mary knew that she needed help.She had other relatives too,but pregnant Mary came to help her.Mary followed Jesus and served Him,all the time.Serving Him and other people.She followed Him till the bottom of His Cross.She shared with Him everything,His joy and pain.She is the example for us human,how one of us can be so fully dedicated to God.She was obedient to God,all her life.
Prayer:˝God ,please forgive me,You know how many times ,in my life,I was disobedient to You.I can not even compare with the Mary´s little finger nail.Help me to follow You and serve You till the end of my life.Amen!Thank You!˝