This announcement of a forthcoming baby is totally different from the earlier one. This doesn’t take place in the temple but in an obscure Galilean village to Mary, a young woman of humble background.
This tells something of God’s heart – he loves those who are humble in spirit.
God shows his greatness by working with ordinary folk, with anyone on the street who is willing to be used by him.
Are you willing?
Today’s Advent thought is from Derek