Do not be anxious about earthly things

“Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure” Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things. This has always been one of my favorite collects,…

Glory Yet to Be (sermon for the feast of the transfiguration)

A few weeks ago in a meeting, I made a slightly snarky comment about the fact that at least 50% of transfiguration sermons are about ‘mountaintop experiences’. And so, in a true moment of poetic justice, I find myself offering today’s homily, on the Feast of the Transfiguration. And we all know the story so…