The Early Life of Jesus our Jewish Messiah. 3 B.C It was a time of insurrection, a hope of prophecies yet to be fulfilled. A promise of a virgin handmaiden yet to be chosen. The strong arm of Herod and Roman rule. Atrocities against God's people. Hope of the coming Messiah that would free His people. It was a dark time with the hope of the Good News, the advent of two chosen boys to fulfill God's word. What if there is more to the story? What if everything you know to be true has a different slant to it? What if the possibilities of deeper truth and understanding were made known? What if all it took was a change in our understanding to fill in the lost years of Jesus life? What if my creative nonfiction story is true? Could you accept it in light of the many truths you've been told? Could you?