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He Is Not Here!

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. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men. The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay." ~Matthew 28:6 Each spring, I'm reminded of my amazing friend Kate, who has sadly left Texas and is now living in Arizona. I recall her once telling me that Easter is, in her estimation, the most blessed and meaningful occasion of the year. It is a time for fresh starts, new beginnings, and a chance to celebrate the wonder of the resurrection, or what Henry Morris calls "the crowning p