EPIPHANY 2013: Reflection for Epiphany Sunday

By Judy Coode Isaiah 60:1-6 | Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6 | Matthew 2:1-12 "Rise up in splendor! Your light has come, the glory of God shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; ButĀ upon you God shines, and over you appears God's glory. . . . Raise your eyes and … Continue reading EPIPHANY 2013: Reflection for Epiphany Sunday

REFLECTION: Christmas “peace on earth” means no more war

When the nonviolent Jesus was born two thousand years ago into abject poverty to homeless refugees on the outskirts of a brutal empire, the story goes that angels appeared in the sky to impoverished shepherds singing, "Glory to God in the highest and peace on earth!" Peace was coming to the world! They were so … Continue reading REFLECTION: Christmas “peace on earth” means no more war