Lent is learning to let the wilderness in.
The transfiguration of Jesus is a remarkable story. Its power can sweep our imaginations up to that mountaintop to be baptized in the brilliant light of Christ along with three awestruck disciples. However, while the miraculous is obvious, the meaning is not. This Sunday, let’s gather around this sacred scene and dare to ask if Jesus is the only person God intends to transfigure for the sake of the world.