Rise (Saturday in Easter Week)

           And He did; though it breaks our minds,            He did. The tomb is empty,            Peter’s face white like linen;            Mary smiles and hearts are soon on fire; there’s             no reason why the broken, wounded,Continue reading “Rise (Saturday in Easter Week)”

Stone Hearts (Friday in Easter Week)

It seems to cut against all logic, What we claim that we have seen: Dead men do not rise, the lame Do not stand up and walk. And though we shout and scream a name It has no power from the tomb; And yet His name made these bowed legs Straighten out and move.  Continue reading “Stone Hearts (Friday in Easter Week)”

Author of Life (Thursday in Easter Week)

“It’s true: the Author of life lay dead,             Lay three days inside death’s tomb, The Righteous and the Holy One             Made Himself an offering to Ignorant, unrighteous men             Who knew not what they did.   It’s true, for we are witnesses;             We saw Him breathe and saw Him die And sawContinue reading “Author of Life (Thursday in Easter Week)”

Breaking Bread, Mending Bones (Wednesday in Easter Week)

We had seen him do the same as this – men on mats, lame from their birth,            men born blind,                       women who bled, rubbing mud into their eyes,             ordering their legs,                 Continue reading “Breaking Bread, Mending Bones (Wednesday in Easter Week)”