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The deep questions and thoughts of Mary came in a normal life changing way.
I love the part where the word says,
“Mary tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be.”
(Going back to the conversation when the angel Gabriel said
“Greetings oh favored one, the Lord is with you.”)
I would think it is acceptable to wonder what that was supposed to mean.
Especially if one is a teenager not expecting anything life changing to happen.
It makes sense to me that in order for her to believe quickly the angel told her.
(Not only are you going to be expecting but you are not alone.)
36 And behold, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son, and this is the sixth month with her who was called barren. 
37 For nothing will be impossible with God.
38 And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” 
And the angel departed from her.
After the angel left I wonder what was the first thing she did. 
If it was me, I think I would be crying.  
The story continues to tell us she sang.
“My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior” 
Luke 1:46-47
That kind of adoration comes from moving from a place of fear and uncertainty to a place of trust and worship.
The place of acceptance is a gift we give ourselves.
I think Mary knew in her heart that was all she could really do.
Acceptance and adoration.
When the angel said “do not fear Mary” we need to remember that God’s love casts all fear away.
It must happen in order for us to move towards the direction of worship and acceptance.
It was important for Mary to hear, “do not fear, just listen and trust.”
(my revised version)
Worship like this is seeing God from a top down point of view and not a bottom up viewpoint.
As our Pastor said, “looking at something from God’s perspective instead of our own.” 
Mary could have been very frightened over the reality of her situation.
God chose her to play a very important role forever in time.
When the spirit over shadowed her I believe it also placed within her an internal peace.
In the same way you and I can say, “I don’t understand it but I accept.”  
If you have time today, read Mary’s song of acceptance.
Luke 1:47-55 ~ the song known as the magnificat.