Christians are made, not born.
Who has been the "John the Baptist" in your life? Who can you be a "John the Baptist" for as we prepare ourselves for the refiner's fire - the birth of our Savior?
"Where were my friends and relations? No father had watched my infant days, no mother had blessed me with smiles and caresses." - Frankenstein's creature
"There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights." - Van Helsing, "Dracula" by Bram Stoker (1897)
"I made a mistake, a huge mistake, in carrying this thing through alone. I have wasted strength, time, opportunities. Alone - it is wonderful how little a man can do alone!" - Griffin, The Invisible Man
"If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also." - Dr. Jekyll