1. John the Baptist unfailingly and unflinchingly points to Jesus, even from the womb.
  2. Mary hears the word of God and then waits on the Word of God to be born from her womb.
  3. Why make Christmas a time of rushing and dashing around, when instead we could enter into a quiet time of the waiting of Advent?
  4. When and how did the church start this season of anticipation?