The Transfiguration of the Lord

This week we have been pondering our great need for God. In the world today, neediness is generally seen in a negative light. We tend to think of the needy as those who lack basic material things, such as food, shelter or medicine. Or perhaps we think of people who...

The Transfiguration of the Lord

The emphasis and focus of much of modern life is on self. Many have adopted a victim mentality. Focusing on their own wounds and grieving the injustice they have suffered, or perhaps because they are seeking compensation for all they have endured, they have little...

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration. When God the Son, the Second Person of the Trinity, came down to earth to suffer, die, and rise again for our redemption, he “clothed himself” in human flesh. In doing so, he “veiled” his divine glory and appeared...