21 05, 2019

Joy Comes in the Morning

By |2019-05-22T10:40:09-07:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|6 Comments

Emmaus, a small village in the Holy Land associated with the Easter story, tells of joy after deep suffering. Yes, Emmaus tells that joy - not suffering - is the end of the story, for the disciples were privileged to find Jesus again as the living Lord. Emmaus speaks of the fulfillment of Jesus’ words. ‘You will be sad, but your sadness will turn into joy’. On that same day two of Jesus’ followers were going to a village named Emmaus… As they talked and discussed, Jesus himself drew near and walked along with them; they saw him, but somehow did not recognize him. Wasn't it like a fire [...]