A Poet in the Wilderness

Advent 2: Psalm 42:1–4, Mark 1:1–8

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His name was John. He might have been Emily, or Mary or Maya in recent times, but in those days it was John, and there was something about his message that caught the ear.

He did not seek followers, but strangely they found him. He asked nothing of them, but what he offered — they longed for.