Saturday, January 4, 2020

The pointer

The Adoration of the Magi

As fascinating as the biblical account of the Bethlehem star is, and as awe-inspiring as are the constellations above a dark-sky preserve, it’s not the stars we seek. The magi weren’t seeking the stars, either, at least not ultimately. They valued their special star merely as a pointer to the child born King of the Jews.