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– A Sig Blessing

Star of wonder, star of night

Star with royal beauty bright

Westward leading, still proceeding

Guide us to thy perfect light.

I have the privilege of working in a faith-based setting, which is a huge blessing. Although I have worked in the non profit sector for years, it has only been in the last 2 years that I have been able to integrate faith and work. As I mentioned…it’s a blessing to be there and see and celebrate God in new ways.On Wednesdays we host “Community Prayer” which could be described as an informal, sometimes spontaneous and a little unconventional worship time.¬† Although the organization was founded in a Catholic setting, we are inclusive, interfaith and ecumenical.

Today in Community Prayer we celebrated¬† Epiphany, commemorating the magi finding Christ. As often happens on such occasions, the whole story was portrayed in a skit and our three wise men were of different ages, ethnic backgrounds and variously “abled”.

My personal “epiphany” or blessing today was the reminder that:

Jesus came for everyone and He can work through anyone. You never know who will teach you something about God and where they will come from. The situation, the message and the messenger may be unexpected and surprising. But that’s how God likes to operate.¬† It’s pretty much what Christmas is about.

And just for fun – I found this wonderful clip of “We Three Kings”, in which the camels are the stars…

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July 2020