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Quotes About Transfiguration

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John O'Donohue
“The beauty that emerges from woundedness is a beauty infused with feeling; a beauty different from the beauty of landscape and the cold perfect form. This is a beauty that has suffered its way through the ache of desolation until the words or music emerged to equal the hunger and desperation at its heart. It must also be said that not all woundedness succeeds in finding its way through to beauty of form. Most woundedness remains hidden, lost inside forgotten silence. Indeed, in every life there is some wound that continues to weep secretly, even after years of attempted healing. Where woundedness can be refined into beauty a wonderful transfiguration takes place.”
John O'Donohue

James E. Talmage
“Our Lord's descent from the holy heights of the Mount of Transfiguration was more than a physical return from greater to lesser altitudes; it was a passing from sunshine into shadow, from the effulgent glory of heaven to the mists of worldly passions and human unbelief; it was the beginning of His rapid descent into the valley of humiliation.”
James E. Talmage, Jesus the Christ

Vladimir S. Soloviev
“True spiritual love is not a feeble imitation and anticipation of death, but a triumph over death, not a separation of the immortal form from the mortal, of the eternal from the temporal, but a transfiguration of the mortal into the immortal, the acceptance of the temporal into the eternal. False spirituality is a denial of the flesh; true spirituality is the regeneration of the flesh, its salvation, its resurrection from the dead.”
Vladimir S. Soloviev, The Meaning of Love

Toba Beta
“Nobody could ascend before transfigured.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Toba Beta
“Man will find his own structured words,
which will transfigure his into immortal.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

“Then shadows and shapes, shrouded figures, appeared to join him, apparitions, ancient, mythical faces, wise and beautiful, like holy ghosts, shimmering around around him, beside him, beyond him, enveloped by a brume indescribable, shot through with shafts of pink and blue and gold, as though the heavens themselves had opened up and poured out the light into the world.”
Peter McKinnon, The Songs of Jesse Adams

Kevin Brockmeier
“For a long time that had seemed to her to be the key to life: Life--real life--was just a solitude waiting to be transfigured. If Phillip was with her, the solitude she needed would be shattered, and along with it whatever wondrous thing might have come her way if she had been alone.”
Kevin Brockmeier, The Brief History of the Dead

Toba Beta
“When higher beings allow us to see them, that's the very moment we begin to be one of them.”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

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