“Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had healed,” observed American novelist and poet, Benjamin Alire Sáenz.
On this day when we remember Jesus at our communion services, we often think about the betrayal. The denial. The mocking. The kangaroo court of a trial. And the terrible, excruciating death by crucifixion.
We may focus on His resurrection. His victory over death and the devil. And how His bodily resurrection foreshadows our own resurrection.
We remember also His appearances to the women at the tomb. Peter and John. And the rest of the apostles.
But what about the scars? Continue reading