A trap has been set … by her own foolish heart.
approaches Anna’s house in the oppressive heat of the late afternoon
before Sabbath. Shielding her eyes against the penetrating rays of the
sun, she recognizes the familiar gait and realizes he is no stranger.
Her hand trembles as, in a moment of panic, she fleetingly entertains
thoughts of grabbing her baby and running.
But there is no place to run.
mind flashes back to the events leading up to the present, and the
encounter with Jesus that changed her life and set her on the path of