Do Not Be Afraid
But the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary. God is very pleased with you." (Luke 1:30)
In any culture, Motherhood is Motherhood. We live and die for our children. And no where else, than the remote villages of Africa and India is this self-sacrifice more evident.
Trevor Irwin, of Philadelphia Mission, provided the photographic rights for this painting: http://www.philadelphiamission.org/