Category Archives: Epiphany

Original Innocence

Innocence.  Here is a word with layers.  Mostly, we tend to think of innocence in a juridical sense, as meaning “not guilty of a specific crime.”  But there is also a deeper sense, which we call the innocence of children.  … Continue reading

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The Spider’s Lesson

I am blessed to live with someone who loves to garden and has a talent for making beautiful places.  My part is to do a little dead-heading, and offer ideas, and appreciate what he has done.  What a deal! Today … Continue reading

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Love

I have an assignment to write a short story themed on “love.”  What a huge topic!  How can I say anything new about it?  How can I come up with a story that is not smarmy and trite?  The more … Continue reading

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More About the Star

Why a star?  To me, it is a sign of the presence of the Kingdom, not only around us in this world, but the limitless universe as well.  The material world with which we are familiar is what we can … Continue reading

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The Star of Bethlehem

Epiphany is approaching fast – January 6, this Wednesday.  It is a time to celebrate the various manifestations of God, especially the Star of Bethlehem, which is the first manifestation to the Gentiles. The people of Bethlehem, good Jews all, … Continue reading

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