Let The Sunshine In

And, there in front of them was the star they had seen rising

Matthew 2:9
Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalms 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12

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The Epiphany of the Lord, A

Some of you may have read about the small Norwegian town of Rjukan (pronounced roo-kahn) which was in the news a few months back. Situated between steep mountains, for six months every year the little town is shrouded in semi-darkness as the great peaks cast their shadows over the terrain below. And during the winter months, the only way the residents of Rjukan can get a dose of sunlight is to take a cable car ride to the top of a nearby ridge. That is, until recently.

On a cold day in October 2013, the entire village assembled to witness the miraculous event — for the first time ever faint rays from the winter sun reached the town’s market…

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