Imagine Jesus from Mary s point-of-view proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more.Adam Hamilton begins at the end, with Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection; travels back in time as she witnesses his life and ministry; and ends at the beginning, with the Christ child born in a stable, Mary s beautiful baby. This year, experience Advent and Christmas with Mary. This leader guide is designed for group use, along with Adam Hamilton s book and DVD Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem. The leader guide includes everything a group leader needs to facilitate sessions and tailor them to the time and style of each group. The five sessions are based on the book and DVD topics: 1. Beginning with the End 2. The Piercing of Mary s Soul 3. Amazed, Astounded, and Astonished 4. Mary, Full of Grace 5. It Was Not a Silent Night "