by Artist Eye
Saint Augustine talks a lot about how God created everything out of nothing by just speaking, by having a conversation. He writes: “unto the Word co-eternal with you, you at once and forever say all that you say, and whatever you say shall be made, is made…”
On Sunday we celebrated the Feast of The Transfiguration. In summing up the plot of the story in his sermon, the Minister said that the disciples went up the mountain and talked with God. It sounded so simple: they showed up and they heard from God.
Me, I work hard at trying to listen; nose to the grindstone, ear to the ground, straining at the bit to catch a snatch of the song on the wind…. But those fishermen were just in the right place at the right time, they were just keeping the right company and wham! They heard directly from the Creator who speaks and it is so…