“There is so much darkness in the world right now. Wars. Persecution. Famine. Loneliness. Desperation. Homelessness.
“When the darkness outside the bubble of my everyday seems too much to bear, I’m tempted to try to shut it out. The suffering makes me feel powerless – how can I do anything to help?
“At times like these, I need to remember the outrageous claim we all make every week when we say that Jesus rose from the dead. His resurrection wasn’t just a victory over death – it completely reoriented reality. Death and suffering no longer have the final word, because Christ is risen. Alleluia!”
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