How about you? Where have you experienced the world with resurrection eyes?
We have not yet broken the pattern of the tomb! How will we ever get free?
He is risen, the focus message of Easter and all the little Easters that come after it. We celebrate it all year, so why not use the phrase at least during the official liturgical season?
To love is to put your tenderest self out in the world like a spring flower sending up fresh green shoots. Sometimes we will become beautiful daffodils and sometimes the deer will eat us.
“Trying to live as a Christian while being denied the chance to read the Bible in your own language is unimaginable.
“Our goal is to continue creating a network of Episcopalians inspired and equipped to work against gun violence and the social forces that drive it,”
“Can these bones live?” asks God. Ezekiel says, “you know, O Lord God.”
How can alleluia and doubt exist side-by-side?
by Kimberly Knowle-Zeller Christ is risen! Alleluia! Can you hear the shouts? Can you feel the joy? The screams…
But, something funny happened at the tomb…
Holy Saturday is a day of waiting. It’s a day to spend some time contemplating and praying and most of all watching with those who are suffering, whether physically, mentally, spiritually, or emotionally.
You know I’m not a literalist, but I guess I’m not sure how to solve that one. I only know not to call Jewish folks “Jews” myself in conversation. I am not sure how to fix the Bible.”
There is a creativity and love at the center of existence that transforms brokenness. It reaches through and beyond suffering. It even vanquishes death.
In a world that doesn’t make sense, the only response is a life that doesn’t make sense either.
It seems as if I was just asking how your Lent was going, and now we’re embarking on the holiest of weeks.