|If Easter Is Only a Symbol, Then to Hell with It|
The empty tomb is evidence that God’s love triumphs over death. That truth endures with or without us.
Tish Harrison Warren
Practicing the liturgical calendar is like participating in immersive theater. Through fasting, feasting, rites, and rituals, we walk into the story of Jesus. In Advent, we lean into longing and wait together for the coming King. At Christmas, we lay babies in makeshift mangers and enter into the Incarnation. During Lent, we smear ashes on our foreheads and remember sin and death. All of it builds to the big moment: Easter Sunday.
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Saturday, April 11, 2020
If Easter Is Only a Symbol, Then to Hell with It