Tag Archives: Transfiguration

You Know, That Mountain Top Thing

I have come to love Transfiguration Sunday in spite of the complexity of the texts, partly because I get to anoint people with glitter to remind them that the Holy Spirit lies within us all and waits for those moments when it … Continue reading

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It’s a Both/And Kind of a Thing

I’m not a very good mountain climber. I always end up at the back of the group and sometimes I don’t even make it to the top. On the occasions I do make it to the peak, I often experience … Continue reading

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More Reaction than Sermon…

Jesus wouldn’t shoot anyone. He wouldn’t shoot anyone over a parking space whether the person was Muslim or not. Jesus wouldn’t shoot a person because they had black skin. Jesus wouldn’t shoot anyone over land, oil, religion, or politics. So … Continue reading

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It’s a Mystery

RCL – Transfiguration – 2/19/12 2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50:1-6 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Mark 9:2-9 Let me say at the outset, that I find these mystical texts to be both fascinating and disturbing. Elisha’s vision of fiery chariots and Peter’s, James’, and … Continue reading

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