Personal Narrative Essay: Mary's Angelic Hero

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Mary’s Angelic Encounter There are 73 books in the bible. Each book is filled with many passages. One of my very favorites is Luke 1:26-38. Based on the title you probably already had an idea of what it was. Anyway it is my favorite because, it shows me Mary’s courage, it represents my American Heritage Girls troop, and it inspires and gives me hope for my calling. One reason this passage is my favorite is because it shows me Mary’s courage. When the angel Gabriel came to Mary, she was 13 years old. She was my age and already engaged to Joseph. In her time it was normal to be engaged that young. She was probably scared, but I remember the words of the angel. “And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God,”(BibleGateway).…show more content…
All troops are encouraged to select a troop verse. “And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it unto me, according to thy word. And the angel departed from her,” (BibleGateway). This is my troop verse. We chose it because it was when Mary said yes to God. Since it is our troop verse we thought it was appropriate to make it our troop number as well. So now, our troop number is KS 0138. The 0138 represents Luke 1:38. Finally, this is my favorite because of how it inspires me and gives me hope. She inspires me to be courageous in times of trouble. Also, she gives me hope that I can say yes to my calling, whatever that calling may be. As well as faith in God that He has my vocation ready for me. He knew Mary would be the Mother of God, and He know I will follow my calling. I have the faith in God that He will give me strength to pursue what I am meant to do, just as he did for Mary. This passage is my favorite because, it shows me Mary’s courage, it represents my American Heritage Girls troop, and it inspires and gives me hope for my calling. I hope the things in this passage guide me throughout the rest of my life. I hope that you learned something from what I have shared. May God give you strength to fulfill your
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