In literature, an epiphany is considered to be a sudden revelation, which gives a person a new understanding or “enlightenment.” The word has significance in both the religious and secular worlds.
On January 6th, the “Day of Epiphany” or “Christian feast of the Epiphany” will commemorate three manifestations of Jesus Christ. This celebration dates back as early as the second century A.D., and will be observed throughout much of the world.
The first instance of the Epiphany was when the baby Jesus appeared in the manger — with the Wise Men (Magi) journeying to Bethlehem bearing gifts. …
John’s work has appeared in The Summerset Review, The Pluralist, and The Philological Review. He is English Faculty at Mohave Community College in Arizona.