Category: Easter

A Resurrection People

“We should cut it down,” he said, referring to the cherry tree after this harsh winter. I almost agreed. But then…I also understand that what appears to be dead can still possess deep , hidden life yet to burst forth. It’s just that we are too quick to cut it down and we can blow ...

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Dyings and Risings

C.S. Lewis wrote: “Nothing that has not died will be resurrected.” “For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it (Matthew 16:25). This statement by Jesus is one of the great paradoxical realities of Kingdom living: that in dying we find new life. It’s not ...

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Let Him Easter in Us

“Let him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness in us.” Gerard Manley Hopkins In her book, Small Surrenders, Emilie Griffin writes, “’Let him easter in us,’ wrote Gerard Manley Hopkins in his poem The Wreck of the Deutschland. In this case, ‘easter’ is a nautical term. It means steering our craft towards ...