Posts Tagged ‘Greek Holidays’
Today there is also a special bread called “Lagana”. It is basically a flat bread topped with sesame seeds, but I am actually not so sure why it is special today. Maybe it is just from tradition, and tradition must cost a little bit extra too because this was double the price of normal bread.
Other than that, I decided to make lentils. They are a delicious, healthy, and quick soup to throw all together for a very satisfying meal.
For Eastern Christians, the epiphany celebrates Christ’s baptism in the Jordan River (by St. John the Baptist) marking the moment when all three (God’s voice speaking, the Spirit descending as a dove, and Jesus in the water) were revealed and manifested as ONE . For Western Christians, the epiphany celebrates when the Magi visited baby Jesus. But both, celebrate and proclaim the incarnation!