It’s About Time—Sort Of

Lectionary Reflection for the Resurrection of our Lord, Year A, April 20, 2014
Jesus’ simple instructions to the women provide clear direction for us today. There’s no time like this present festival day to go and tell the good news. (Photo: dmitry b., Creative Commons)

Easter: Good News for Fearful Folk

Easter Sunday, Year A, April 24, 2011
As leaders and teachers we have walked through Holy Week and experienced the depth of despair that gives way to Easter joy. We comprehend the radical nature of the resurrection. What about the people in the pews who have not journeyed through? How are we to provide a real sense of the pain and grief that gives way to fear and hope that explodes into joy and delight?