Getting Epiphanies by Going Away
Our family just recently took a holiday to
I have moved around a lot in my life. I lived in several places in
Of course, going away is not the only way to get epiphanies. Sometimes we get the same effect if we receive visitors from far away places. Their view of our everyday life can help us to see things from different perspective. Most epiphanies are about gaining an insightful understanding about your life. They help us to gain courage to navigate the right course on our journey. This is why it certainly is worth to wait for epiphanies!
The culture of waiting is very much a Jewish tradition. That is their gift to the world. The wise men who followed the star did not know anything about the culture of waiting. Their gift to the world was following the star without knowing the whole picture. They came from far away place to give people new perspective on Jesus’ birth. They were given a new understanding for their knowledge of the star. Christ is the star, the light of the whole wide world. God orchestrates the big picture; our task is to be obedient and faithful in our callings.
Guide us in our life’s journey.
Send us people to shake our routines.
Send us away to see more clearly.
Help us to reflect your light to the world!
In Jesus’ name,
Q4U: What are your most important epiphanies?