And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another road.
Yet again in Matthew a dream alters the future. This one comes to the magi (did they all three share it?). Do not trust Herod and his hungers. Go home by another way.
Another route home, of course, is also no new thing. Whenever we meet truth we are changed by it; souls awakened, lives transformed, we are set on a corrected path, the way forever altered.
Enter into worship.[i]
Readings: Isaiah 60:1-6 † Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 † Ephesians 3:1-12 † Matthew 2:1-12
About the Art: “An abstract depicting the light of The World shattering the darkness.”
From the author: I firmly believe that art is a communion with the soul. Through my art, I strive to make known the beauty and wonder of life and faith. The pieces in this exhibit are inspired by things that have touched my life in a meaningful way. They range from plein air and impressionism to abstract and conceptual. My hope is to successfully communicate those inspirations so that you might be touched as well.
[i] Moyers, Mike. Awake My Soul, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=57138 [retrieved December 26, 2022]. Original source: Mike Moyers, https://www.mikemoyersfineart.com/.
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