Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ on the Annunciation of the BVM

“This young peasant girl discerns the voice of God in her life commissioning her to a momentous task. Exercising independent thought and action, she asks questions, takes counsel with her own soul. In a self-determining act of personal autonomy, she decides to go for it. This is her choice and it changes her life. A woman of Spirit, she embarks on the task of partnering God in the work of redemption.”

–Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, PhD from Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints

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