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Meditation: Transfiguration

Last Sunday before Lent year A
Matthew 17: 1 – 9

Respite, that’s what I need, respite. Do you ever
have one of those periods when you just need
lifting out of yourself? And then it comes, like a
gift from God. You get an unexpected ‘phone call,
a letter, perhaps an email from half across the
world. Suddenly your life is alight with unexpected
joy and you want to cry out, ‘Alleluia!’ – But may
be you’re too reserved. No one’s looking so you
do it anyway, and take a little dance across the
living room. Quick check… no one saw …. it’s all
right! Bit like a heaven sent pick me up, that; and
then you can go on. I’ve often thought that the...


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

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