Commentary on the Gospel of
When you mold a figure from clay you have the same amount of clay from start to finish, and you are only changing its shape. Our life is like this, though we are persuaded by the advertisers that we can grow only by addition; by constantly acquiring new products. But I have to make something of my life moment by moment. I have to work with what I have. Perhaps I do not believe that that kid of change is possible. Has the word ‘change’ become so external – so directed to external conditions: change of place, friends, work – that we should now use another word? How about the word in today’s reading: TRANSFORMATION?