A comedy after all: Easter

unsplash photo by Will van Wingerden

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.

–Alex Joyner

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