Lectionary Haiku 27 February 2022

Transfiguration Sunday

What a conflicted day on the church calendar! It climaxes the season of Epiphany that celebrates the full glorious manifestation of the divine in Creation and in the coming of the Christ. It heralds the imminent season of Lent, the journey of penitence to the Cross. In a greater, more ancient context it celebrates the beginning of the great hundred-day journey from the mysterious mountaintop experience where befuddled disciples are overwhelmed with a shining glimpse of the full nature of Christ to the full blast of confident birthing of the global community of faith at Pentecost. A climactic day indeed. May these texts guide us!

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Exodus 34:29-35

Wisdom too precious
To be shared with unready hearts
Hidden until ripe.


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 Psalm 99

Remember the Source
Keep eyes fixed on the compass
And map steady course 


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 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2

In Christ is freedom 
The veil that conceals has dropped
Spirit reveals all


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Luke 9:28-36, (37-43a)

At top of mountain
The future of all shines bright
Journey waits its end.


Published by wonderingpilgrim

Not really retired but reshaped and reshaping. Now a pilgrim at large ready to engage with what each day brings.

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