Having our loins girded, therefore,
with faith and the performance of good works,
let us walk in His paths
by the guidance of the Gospel,
that we may deserve to see Him
who has called us to His kingdom.
After confirming his filial identity in the desert, Jesus goes up to Tabor, where his communion with the Father is revealed in prayer.
Jesus remains son because he does not allow the word to be taken away from his heart. He guards it and is guarded by it in his relation to the Father.
Our body will be clothed in immortality, but even now Easter transfigures our body, renewing eyes, mouth, heart.
To learn to love another, even an enemy, we must learn to judge him by what God has done, in me, and in him.
Jesus descends to the plain of our poverty; his word comes down to us to lift us up to the beatitude of those who trust in God.