Meditations of the Magi
Some say we three were wise,
some say we were magicians,
some say we were kings;
that we brought expensive gifts
of profound, or obscure symbolic significance.
Of such stories are myths made and faiths founded.
But this we know now,
travelling back by such a different route:
We have seen wisdom, magic, royalty.
We have been given wealth and gift beyond price.
For we have seen God,
swaddled, helpless, hungry,
speechless, in the arms of a woman,
needing to be loved.
This is how the world is redeemed:
God calling out with the worldless cry of a newborn,