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Easter 2014

After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.

There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 185 more words



                                                     He is Risen!

His beginnings were humble. His end seemingly a humiliation. The story of Jesus’ beginnings like his life is clearly a narrative of paradox and reversal.  319 more words


Grace in Galilee

Mark 16:1-8 NRSV

The messenger tells the women at the tomb, “Go, tell his disciples—and Peter—that he is going ahead of you to Galilee’ there you will see him, just as he told you.” 1,809 more words


Day 44: Return to Galilee

“… Jesus met them on their way and greeted them. They approached, embraced his feet, and did him homage. Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. 207 more words

2012 Dalton Canaan White: Galilee, Israel

Around this time of the year, my family traditions collide for a special holiday known as Peaster. Wine plays a vital role in most holidays: a glass of Malbec makes a safe choice for the office Christmas Party, a dry Riesling is necessary for drowning out your nagging relatives (mostly dodging the question”When are you going to get your life together?”) at the Thanksgiving dinner table, and what would New Year’s Eve be without a Champagne toast and losing one high heel? 314 more words

Poem: Going Back to Galilee

Dear Pope Francis preached at the Easter Vigil on Galilee. Curiously, I dabbled in writing a poem a few years ago on the same theme. 219 more words