LaShawn M. Wanak lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband, son, and in-laws. Luckily, she has an office with a door that locks. She has been involved with InterVarsity since 1989 and currently works at the National Service Center in Human Resources.
In this month of Advent, our thoughts usually turn to Jesus and Mary. Yet lately I’ve found that I’m more drawn to Elizabeth. Perhaps it’s because I’m older. Or maybe it’s because I know what it’s like to yearn for something and then to see days, months, years pass without having that yearning fulfilled.