After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. - Matthew 28:1 (NRSVUE)

Now that I am retired, I have the chance to observe nature more closely as part of my morning routine. At sunrise in the Sonoran Desert of the southwest United States, I’ve observed lizards warming themselves on rocks so they can start their days with speed and agility. I’ve observed...

Today's Prayer
Resurrecting God, thank you for the sunrise of Easter morning. Strengthen our faith so that we are able to meet each new sunrise with the hope offered by our risen Lord. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 28:1-10

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There is hope in the sunrise of each new day.

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