Thus, turning water into fine wine is not just a magic trick meant to impress a bunch of wedding guests. It’s a way of showing what life can be like when the fullness of Divine Love is expressed in human relationships.
Is the primary reason to follow Jesus his ability to perform miracles? Or is there something more? Are there “greater things than these” we should be paying attention to?
How do we view our faith traditions in light of their influence on our public lives? How can we institute practices that criticize the bad by practicing the better?
Does the Epiphany story hold any meaning for us today? Are there imperialist leaders, systems, and structures that need to hear anew the challenge of a movement of the people of Jesus to topple the powers and principalities of greed, oppression, and marginalization?