You want details

Pick a fandom.  Any fandom.  It’s easy to spot the serious fans.  They're intense, they know everybody’s backstory.  And then some.    

When it’s important to you, you want details. 

In Sunday’s Gospel (Luke), the people hearing John get it.  They understand that John’s message (both what he’s saying and the baptism of repentance) is life changing.  And they’re ready to go there, to change their lives in response. 

They want to know exactly how to do it.  They want details.  It’s that important. 

More on this tomorrow.  Readings for Sunday