Moana and the Magi

Did you know that the word “magic” comes from the same word used for the wise men in the Christmas story? What do the Magi (wise men) of the Christmas story and Disney’s story of Moana have in common? They both are stories of courageously following navigating stars. I can appreciate that the Magi did not know what they would find, but they believed it was worth the long journey to find out. Their star “stopped” signalling the completion of their journey and an end of their part in the story. They reached their goal and purpose when they brought the gifts to where the star had “stopped”. (We still see representations of the Magi in nativity scenes at this time of year). I can also identify w

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