In our listening, may we be transformed by the renewing of our minds as the Holy Spirit changes the way we listen and think and live, and may we be open to the unpredictable and powerful and beautiful Holy Spirit.
The season of Epiphany, the season of light, ends with the story of Jesus being transfigured on the mountain, glowing with divine light. In his letter, Peter tells how the experience affected him. How have we been affected?
When all that's left of a body is the bare bones, one would think that there's no way that it can come back to life, and yet if God says, "Live!" then they will come to life. We gather together to celebrate the new life we have in Jesus and the life-giving breath of the Holy Spirit.