Good thoughts as we approach Easter. Thanks Katie!
By Katie Harmon-McLaughlin, Spiritual Formation Ministries
There is always hope. This message is at the heart of Christianity. This is the essence of our story.
Whatever injustice we face, whatever hardship we bear, whatever we must release that keeps us from becoming who we are called to become, there is the promise of new life.
Knowing this can get us through seemingly dark and desolate times. But to live new life is a challenge and blessing of its own.
Many may not be aware that in the liturgical year, Easter is not just one Sunday, but seven! Whatever the historic reasons for this may be, it reminds me that resurrection is not a once-a-year event, but an ongoing activity. It is a process we are called into for longer than an egg hunt and a good sermon on Easter morning.
It is easy to imagine resurrection in an abstract way…
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