“Ta Da!” Easter Sunrise Meditation, Mark 16:1-8 A Sunday School teacher had just finished telling her third graders about how Jesus was crucified and placed in a tomb with a great stone sealing off the only way in or out. Then, wanting to share the excitement of the resurrection, and the surprise of Easter […]
This is the icon of Easter: Jesus is waking up all of humanity, leading us out of the prison of illusion and sleep-walking to wakefulness about what is really happening in our world.
There is no reason be afraid of rising from the dead. There is no reason to fear the death-dealers. Whatever Jesus stood for. Whatever crucified Jesus for what he stood for, what Jesus stood for wins.