Thursday, January 6, 2011

epiphany defined

Happy Epiphany to you! Today is the "official" day of Epiphany. A friend posted the third definition of epiphany (below) and I thought I'd repost it here. So beautiful - it makes it obvious to me why something like that would be celebrated.

May the light break into your life.

Definition of EPIPHANY

capitalized : January 6 observed as a church festival in commemoration of the coming of the Magi as the first manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles or in the Eastern Church in commemoration of the baptism of Christ
: an appearance or manifestation especially of a divine being
a (1) : a usually sudden manifestation or perception of the essential nature or meaning of something (2) : an intuitive grasp of reality through something (as an event) usually simple and striking (3) : an illuminating discovery, realization, or disclosureb : a revealing scene or moment

* More regular posts are on their way - these last two days have been busy! *

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