The transfiguration answers the question: "Who is Jesus?" It also helps us to see that the Kingdom of Heaven is not out there for when we die, but right here, right now for when we live.
I remember a time when I had misplaced my good pen and I was looking for it everywhere. I looked in drawers. I looked under things, behind things and in things. I looked on the floor, but it was nowhere. And then I found it. I was holding it in my mouth the whole time.
That is the way