Easter was delayed for me this year. And while part of me feels robbed, I’m also at peace. Because I know that Easter will come again.
If running doesn’t yet have a feast day on the church year calendar, Easter should be the Feast Day of Running. The Easter account tells of running – running to and from the tomb – in three of the four Gospels. Matthew 28:8 “So [Mary Magdalene and the other Mary] left the tomb quickly with fearContinue reading “Running as an Easter Spiritual Disicpline”
The problem with suffering is that it defies all what we think we know about God – that God has the power to heal, and that God is all-loving. We experience God’s love at times, and God’s power at other times. But there are plenty of times when we don’t feel either. No power. No love. Just absence.
We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.– Nicene Creed Yes, Jesus was raised from the dead. The stone was rolled away, and our risen Jesus appeared, variously, to the women, to two of his followers on the road to Emmaus, and to his disciples. ToContinue reading “We look for the resurrection of the dead”