Jesus’ death absolutely devastated his disciples. We see them depressed, downcast, and in hiding. After Jesus appears and the resurrection becomes a reality, their transformation is absolutely incredible. What kind of transformation does that same resurrection bring to us? (Luke 24:13-50, Jn 11:25-26)
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that our lives do not stand on their own. Our lives are part of a larger story, one in which our Father is actively working. Each of us has a unique plot, setting, and characters … so how do we live out a story that’s larger than ourselves?