THE HOPE OF EASTER

“I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never die.” – JOHN 11:25-26

The Cross had asked the questions; the Resurrection had answered them….The Cross had asked: “Why does God permit evil and sin to nail Justice to a tree?” The Resurrection answered: “That sin, having done its worst, might exhaust itself and thus be overcome by Love that is stronger than either sin or death.”

Thus there emerges the Easter lesson that the power of evil and the chaos of any one moment can be defied and conquered, for the basis of our hope is not in any construct of human power but in the power of God, who has given to the evil of this earth its one mortal wound-an open tomb, a gaping sepulcher, an empty grave.                   – Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen 

The way is hard, not easy, that leads to everlasting life. Because it is purchased by a love that can only be secured by a truth that confounds the world.  

                                                                     

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About Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author

Retired mathematics teacher and high school athletics coach. Honors: 1988 Ct. Coach of the Year for H.S. Girls Voleyball and 2007 Inducted into the Ct. Women's Volleyball Hall of Fame. Since retiring have written two books; "The Little Red Chair," an autobiography about my life experience as a polio survivor and "A View From The Quiet Corner," a selection of poems and reflections. Presently I am a contributing author for the "Life Carrots" series primarily authored by Dave Mezzapelle of Goliathjobs.com.
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2 Responses to THE HOPE OF EASTER

  1. tomrains says:

    Easter is the best – for so many different reasons. Happy Easter (season)!

    Liked by 1 person

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