Nothing was left to chance or last minute improvisation in God’s plan.
Almost all of the proposed scenarios use the starting point of the angel Gabriel’s appearance to Zacharias.
God is not detached from creation or surprised by current events.
As you enjoy the lights of the season, remember that the Judeo-Christian world celebrates the reality that light always conquers darkness!
The celebration of Chanukah highlights not just the miracle of the oil for the Temple Menorah, but also the ability of a few to restore the light of truth when darkness threatens to overwhelm.