There were no national holidays or gift exchanges; nothing special at all. But it was to these men that the most wonderful, extraordinary thing happened.
Our Advent meditation is about Joseph. Matthew gives us the majority of information about him, and most importantly, his character.
We can applaud Peter’s bravery to speak up and to get it right, but what happened to the rest of the disciples. You know, the ones who were reporting the statistics just one sentence before. Where are they?