The way the Magi leave is just as important as the way they came; the world they encountered in Jesus changes everything.
Talking with unchurched grandchildren about matters of faith involves a dance whose steps I’m still learning.
At Epiphany we celebrate that Jesus came as the savior of the whole world.
“The Triumph of the Innocents” reframes the story. Ultimately, Herod lost.
As the detritus of Christmas surrounds us, where do we see Jesus?
On the first day of Christmas, the Lord God said to me, “I have sent Jesus to save thee!”
Yes, we’re still in Advent. But January is coming – and with it always comes a chance to begin again.
This will be the first Christmas in my life I did not spend with my daughter.
One Advent, completely by accident, Christmas carols became part of the bedtime routine. And we were glad.
We do not keep elves on any of our shelves to send behavior reports to the North Pole. Christ came for us while we were yet on the naughty list.