RCL: Wandering Wisdom

Its one of those rare Sundays when Narrative Lectionary and RCL mirror one another, and we all pause to celebrate Epiphany. Epiphany is a funny concept. We think of it as a sudden burst of inspiration, but experience is that it is more gradual, like the journey of the magi. Whether the magi come a… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Home by Another Way

“I say there is no darkness but ignorance.” ― William Shakespeare, Twelfth Nightt Epiphany (meaning: reveal) is the day celebrated that the magi (Three kings or wise men) came to visit Jesus. If you want to know more about the Feast of Three Kings/Epiphany here’s an easy little article with some details! To read the full… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Home By Another Way (Matthew 2:1-12)

Read the text here. Read the Working Preacher commentary here. The story of the magi, or wise ones, is so familiar that we hardly hear the details as it’s read again.  Creche sets and paintings of the nativity scene show the three magi gathered around baby Jesus, dressed in elegant robes, often two Caucasian and… Read More