Human beings have a complicated relationship with hope. The history of humanity seems to be one continuous toggling back and froth between cynicism and hope. We want to believe in things like meaning, love, justice, goodness, beauty, and truth. But the world can be a cruel place, and we often feel like fools for believing in such things. In this passage about the events surrounding the birth of Jesus, we encounter a message that says to us, “You’re not a fool to believe in those things. They do exist, and you’re right to hope for them. But you need some help getting there. “ Join us as we find out more.