Celebrating the Courage of the Wise Men

The Epiphany of the Lord celebrates Christ’s manifestation to the Gentiles,  to us, symbolized by Christ’s manifestation to the Magi or the Wise Men. For me, Epiphany also triggers a longing for more of His presence.   On Epiphany, we ask God to not only shine His light in our hearts but to protect our homes…… Continue reading Celebrating the Courage of the Wise Men

The Magi Sought Fearlessly, Adored Humbly

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The Epiphany of the Lord celebrates Christ’s manifestation to the Gentiles,  to us, symbolized by Christ’s manifestation to the Magi or the Wise Men. For me, Epiphany also triggers a longing for more of His presence. On Epiphany, we ask God to  not only shine His light in our hearts…

The Magi Sought Fearlessly, Adored Humbly

The Epiphany of the Lord celebrates Christ’s manifestation to the Gentiles,  to us, symbolized by Christ’s manifestation to the Magi or the Wise Men. For me, Epiphany also triggers a longing for more of His presence.   On Epiphany, we ask God to not only shine His light in our hearts but to protect our homes…… Continue reading The Magi Sought Fearlessly, Adored Humbly

The Courage and Humility of the Wisemen

It is the glorious feast of the Epiphany today. The wise men are the most fascinating enigma as they follow a mysterious star, encounter Herod, worship the Christ Child, and heed a mystical warning to avoid alerting the duplicitous Herod. The strongest impression for me of these three men is their courage as well as…… Continue reading The Courage and Humility of the Wisemen

Little Christmas

Well today is the real Epiphany, January 6, the day that the Orthodox Church traditionally gives gifts to each other like we do on Christmas Day. Of course, it is the day of the magi, when the wise men come bearing expensive gifts for the Christ Child. I don’t want to repeat what I wrote…… Continue reading Little Christmas

Epiphany

 Tradition has it that the wise men who came to honor the infant Jesus were named Caspar, Balthasar,and Melchior.So we mark every doorway to the outside with their initials plus a sign of the cross and year: 20+C+B+M+14 + They had studied the Hebrew Scriptures and the Messianic prophecies of the Old Testament. Among these they found…… Continue reading Epiphany

Sunday Snippets

It is wonderful to see everyone back  here at Sunday Snippets: A Catholic Carnival, hosted by RAnn of This, That & The Other Thing. Today is Epiphany the last celebration of Christmas. My two posts that I have included are: Naming the New Year https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2013/01/02/naming-the-new-year/ Moments of Grace by the Woodstove https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2013/01/04/moments-of-grace-by-the-woodstove/ No Man is an Island https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/no-man-is-an-island/