Epiphany Tag

Transfiguration of Our Lord Today’s festival is a bridge between the Advent-Christmas-Epiphany cycle that comes to a close today and the Lent-Easter cycle that begins in several days. On a high mountain Jesus is revealed as God’s beloved Son, echoing the words at his baptism. This...

In today’s reading from Deuteronomy we are called to choose life by loving and obeying God. Much of today’s gospel reading echoes portions of the Ten Commandments. Jesus’ instructions to the crowd reveal a pattern of behavior that honors both God and the neighbor, resulting...

A Sudden Realization Epiphany is one of those church words that we hear a lot but maybe we have forgotten what it means or maybe we never knew what it meant in the first place...

Gradual, Patient & Sometimes Invisible Jesus knew that great results do not always happen as suddenly as a conversion experience on the banks of the Jordan River. Many people have been baptized, or reaffirmed their baptisms, as adults by virtue of having had some amazing experience...

Receiving the Gift The Christian faith is always being given to us by God as a gift.  God will never take it back nor will God withhold it from any person on this planet. We, however, do not like to be placed in the position of...