Tag Archives: Transfiguration

First Responder

Yesterday … was the first time I heard the trans person in the gym, gorgeous baritone. I was naked in the shower and my first response was, “that’s cool!” and my second response was “O my God, that was my … Continue reading

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You’ve got to be kidding … (Transfiguration)

President’s Day Quote “God always answers prayers. Sometimes it’s ‘yes.’ Sometimes the answer is ‘no.’ Sometimes it’s ‘you gotta be kidding.’” Jimmy Carter “You’ve got to be kidding,” says Elijah to Moses, “pick him? His beard doesn’t grow at the … Continue reading

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Transfiguration prayer and Ash Wednesday liturgy … Valentine’s Day, really?

I was on a long airplane ride yesterday and started writing liturgy — some of which I will use and some of which …. nope, I probably won’t. It’s been a while since I offered some of my own liturgy. … Continue reading

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Little boxes – Improv on Matthew 17: 4

 With thanks to Malvina Reynolds and the interpretation of Pete Seeger. Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of tacky faith, little boxes, doors with locks, so full of pride and full of pain. There’s a green one and … Continue reading

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Another transfiguration perspective

Another transfiguration perspective The insiders grab pitons and crampons, some spiritual version of gear, and start to climb, but the boys back at base camp see only a flash of pyrotechnics, faintly hear a man with no sense of rhythm … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Liturgy

Kenneth C. Wells of the United States has these wonderful resources for Transfiguration included in the anthology Before the Amen — Creative Resources for Worship (Tirabassi and Tirabassi, Pilgrim Press, 2007). Opening Prayer Every morning we climb from our slumber … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Liturgy from Aotearoa / New Zealand

As we plan for Transfiguration Day, these liturgical resources — Call to Worship, Prayer and Blessing by Elaine Bolitho from Aotearoa / New Zealand lift up our spirits before we turn to the journey of Lent. Transfiguration Sunday Let’s go … Continue reading

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