5-Year-Olds Are Smoking for Jesus
For many, the overall hype surrounding Christmas is over as early as the day after. However, throughout history, Christmas lasts as long as twelve days. For many, this season of celebration goes all the way into the new year until as late as Jan. 19 (for some Orthodox Churches who have Christmas on January 7). In parts of the world, a King’s Feast is held at the end of Christmas called “Epiphany.” In theory, Epiphany celebrates the revelation that Jesus was the Son of God. The primary focus is on the revelation to the Three Wise Men, as well as Christ’s baptism in the Jordan and at the wedding at Cana. The Epiphany celebrations in a Portuguese village feature a tradition that each year causes an uproar among outsiders. This celebration involves five-year-olds smoking for Jesus.
The annual event called The King’s Feast” raises questions and draws extensive criticism from those who oppose the local tradition. The celebrations in … Click HERE to continue reading