I’m reposting these readings and thoughts on the visit of the wise men for Epiphany.
Part of the Sunday Retold series, with my version of the reading Matthew 2:1-12
Please feel free to use any of my material that helps, saying where it is from.
Last time, I shared with you the story of Christmas Retold – Escape to Egypt, where we read of the terrible suffering that resulted from Herod’s fear and jealousy and love of power. This time, I have been thinking smaller, more hopeful, something that might help today, and tomorrow, and the next. We need to see the darkness, and the light.
Epiphany – the new season we enter on 6th January – can mean a sudden encounter with God, an intuition into the heart and meaning of things, a burst of enlightenment, an event which shows things as they really are at their deepest level. As a season, it covers some key turning points in the story of God…
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