EASTER SUNDAY

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD EASTER SUNDAY April 21, 2019 WORD of the DAY So Peter and the other disciple went out and came to the tomb. They both ran, but the other disciple ran faster than Peter and arrived at the tomb first; he bent down and saw the burial cloths there, but did not go in. When Simon Peter arrived after him, he went into the tomb and saw the burial cloths there, and the cloth that had covered his head, not with the burial cloths but rolled up in a separate place. Then the other disciple also went in, the one who had arrived at the tomb first, and he saw and believed. For they did not yet understand the scripture that he had to rise from the dead. (John 20: 3-9) How shall I live this Word? In our practical everyday philosophy we put the evidence at the end of any topic: with optimism we place a certain trust in a good to be obtained, and once we have it under our eyes, we take it for conquered. The evangelist John does not cease to surprise us by adopting the opposite dynamic: the disciple...