From our hearts to yours…Merry Christmas!
Mark commented that this was a very important poem because it carries a tremendous radiation. Mark called Henry Van Dyke a magnificent man of the spirit. Mark dedicated his reading of this Christmas story to Saint Germain.
On January 1, 1972, Mark summed up the story:
“The Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke tells of one who did not go with the other three, who was not present at the birth of the Christ, but who journeyed out, who started out with them all. Yet the saga of his adventure, his spiritual contact, was one of finding the Christ, not at the manger of Bethlehem, but in many places and in many people.”
Listen, as Mark Prophet reads you the Christmas story: Henry Van Dyke's The Other Wise Man
Long, long ago, a wise man named Artaban, a priest of the Magi, discerned from heavenly signs that the time was at hand for the fulfillment of an ancient prophecy—the birth among the Hebrews of a holy Prince and Deliverer of Man. Hastening to join three fellow Magi for the long journey into Judaea, he paused to help a dying man and was left behind. And so Artaban began his pilgrimage alone, striking out not toward the realization of his life's deepest longing, as he hoped, but only toward misfortune and suffering. Or so he believed until one blessed, radiant moment…