Peter, James and John saw a mysterious but glorious vision of the Lord on the Mount of Transfiguration. The light cast by this vision was intense-“dazzling as the sun the Sacred Author writes. But that’s all we know about it. There are no photographs, no eyewitness drawings. Artists’ conceptions on canvas and spiritual writers’ word pictures in books are strictly out of their own imaginations so we’ll never know what it really was like up on that hill when Jesus “was transfigured before their eyes.” But we do know that Jesus and the disciples didn’t stay up there, despite Peter’s desire to do just that. We know that Jesus denied Peter’s request and led the disciples down the mountainside and…
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