All Are Tied Together Somehow
COLUMNIST WISHES EPIPHANY BLESSINGS TO YOU AND YOURS
Posted: January 5, 2013 at 3:26 a.m.
The journey of the Magi, observed liturgically the Sunday of Epiphany, always puts me in mind of geocaching and other forms of high tech recreational travel. I imagine the wise men traveling to Jerusalem using some form of celestial navigation to find the “child who has been born king of Jews.” (Matthew 2:1) Celestial navigation is using “sights,” angular measurements between a celestial body and the visible horizon. Today, with satellites orbiting around the globe, many of us accomplish a similar task with GPS devices.
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Religion, Pages 6 on 01/05/2013