He says her name, “Mary.” And suddenly Easter happens. The random becomes the real. The new story line clicks into place. The world rotates on a different axis. The universe is turned upside-down, inside out. Mary becomes the first to understand that death cannot be the last word. That Jesus’s story was not a tragedy. That life is a comedy after all, because God will not let loose ends go untied, and God will turn every stumbling block into stepping stones.