It is to our benefit that God condescended to become human. In the words of the Church Fathers, he "abbreviated" Himself.
Monday of the First Week of Advent 2011
What a providential, or shrewd, juxtaposition we have this year on this first Monday of Advent. The word of God today brings together the expectation of Advent, our reflections on Verbum Domini, and the reintroduction of truly Scriptural