An insightful reminder to keep searching, keep following that wonderful star of light that captivates us, keeps us in awe and in wonder. And also noteworthy, is the presence of Herod in our imperfect world.
Discernment is constant but not static, so are we called to choose the light over and over again.
This weekend is the celebration of the Epiphany. The readings can be found here.
The journey of the Magi is one of the most beautiful stories in the Bible. Mysterious foreigners receive a cosmic sign to leave their home and pay homage to the newborn son of God. The imagery describes the mystery of the cosmos and the message that Christ has come for all people. It is a fitting end to the “twelve days of Christmas”. In the Eastern Orthodox Church the Epiphany is a bigger celebration than the Feast of the Nativity on December 25.
I recall a few years ago when the American Atheists spent money on a billboard with the tagline “You Know It’s a Myth” with the picture of the wise men traveling to visit the infant Jesus. I found this very odd on a number levels. I believe the point they…
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