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Luke 9:29, 35 And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. Then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my Son, my Chosen; listen to him!”
What if we could see that light and recognize belovedness in every face?
We live near a large high school. Students sometimes skip class and trespass through our neighborhood; occasionally there’s vandalism. Students frequently paint a large rock near the doors with birthday greetings or messages supporting school events. Shortly after the walkouts and marches following the Parkland school shooting, the rock proclaimed: “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.” Trespassers transfigured.
You can’t un-see transfiguration. The disciples are changed by what they see, and we can be too.
MOVING FORWARD: When was the last time you witnessed a transfiguration in your life? Tell that story to someone today.