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Sally D's Mobile Photography Challenge: Nature

Last year a friend and I posted flower pictures on Facebook every day for about 45 or so days. We began on May 1st just like we have this year, so I though I would just use that photograph here. 28 more words


Grief, Shock & Loss: PTSD and Star of Bethlehem

Look who I discovered hiding behind my house this spring! This escapee was most likely introduced into New England as a horticultural plant and has now become a naturalized flower of Southern Appalachia. 934 more words

Medicinal Plants

Seeing Through The Veil

According to Matthew, the only one of the four Canonical gospels to mention the Magi, they came “from the east” to worship the “king of the Jews” (Matt 2:1-2). 1,775 more words


On Earth as in the Heavens

“The As Above became so below”

In the Western Church calendar, 6th January is called ‘Epiphany’, when the “Wise Men” or “magi” arrived at the place where the infant Jesus and his family were.

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The coming of the Kings is celebrated after Christmas.  Who were they, these men who

travelled across the known world to follow a star and visit a new King?   505 more words

Christian Living

All the World at His Door

Matthew 2:1-12 (NRSV)

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? 1,119 more words

Luminary United Methodist Church

Follow the Star and bring your gift

Even though December 25th has passed, we are still in the Christmas season. In fact, traditionally in many European countries especially, the celebration of Christmas is extended from December 25th through January 6th, the so-called “12 days of Christmas.”  January 6th is the Feast of Epiphany, which traditionally commemorates the visit of the Magi, or Wise Men to the infant Jesus. 2,906 more words