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Living Within the Unseen - The Transfiguration

Raphael's "Transfiguration" Yesterday, I was in a discussion with some of my fellow UTC students about the last chapter of C. S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters .  In the last letter, "the patient" dies in the London blitz.  At this man's death, the veil between the seen and the unseen worlds was removed.  He saw Wormwood, the demon who had been tempting, and he also saw the angels the Lord had sent to bring him home into his presence.   This lead us to talk a bit about the reality and presence of angels in our lives.  One person mentioned Paul's statements about our warring in the heavenly places.  I noted that the heavenly places are not spatial, hierarchical areas that are geographically above us.  Rather, we live and move and have our being in them.  It is true that there must be locales in the unseen realms, for there are multitudes of finite beings who live there (angels, souls of saints, Jesus of Nazareth), and in order to interact with one ano