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Matthew 2:12 And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another road.
The magi went home, the story says, but they went back by another way. In a sense, this is what the holy epiphany of Jesus does to all of us. We approach him via one route—and if we see Jesus for who and what he is, we leave on a different path.
We cannot go home in the same way; we have to travel differently. Whatever mission in life the magi had when they embarked on their journey to Jesus was changed forever when they arrived at his side and encountered the Son of God.
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