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Easter Surprise

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 Posted in photo, writing | No Comments »

A few years ago I saw a bumper sticker that said, in a kind of good news/bad news way: Jesus is coming . . . and he’s really ticked off! But one of the amazing things about Easter is the ...

What Easter Means

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 Posted in writing | No Comments »

What Easter means for us depends on not just what happened to Jesus, but what happens to us because of that. Put it more crudely, perhaps: Jesus died, rose, and will come again --- but so what? An analogy might ...

Opened Minds (Easter 3)

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Jesus opened his disciples’ minds. That’s what the gospel says.  He opened the minds of the disciples hiding in the upper room just as he had opened the minds of the two disciples on the way to Emmaus earlier that ...

The One Command (Easter 2)

Monday, April 20th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Jesus gave Christians a commandment simple to state but difficult to obey: Love one another as I have loved you. He showed what he meant on Easter night when he appeared to those followers of his who’d abandoned him or denied ...

Jesus’ Easter and Ours

Sunday, April 12th, 2009 Posted in photo, writing | No Comments »

In the Resurrection, Jesus broke through to a fullness of life that none of us has experienced. What we know about the risen Jesus, however, can tell us what awaits us. First of all, matter, which can often act as factor ...