“See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’”
John the Baptist calls us to return. The reworking of our lives and the reworking of this creation is a painstaking process. It is slow, and deliberate, and careful, and patient work. And God is even now bit by bit and hour by hour, through the power of his Holy Spirit, remaking us.