Alone. Depressed. Confused. I am all those things some days. I am weeping. I feel abandoned. Where is my Jesus? Why has He left me?
Mary Magdalene knows and understands. Mary was lingering alone in the garden. Mary is looking for the dead Jesus.
Jesus is not dead. Jesus is alive. Jesus has been resurrected to an incorruptible body. Mary will soon discover the truth. It will change her forever. It has changed me forever. No longer alone and confused. That is some very good news.
But Mary stood outside the tomb weeping. As she wept, she knelt to look into the tomb and saw two angels sitting there, dressed in white, one at the head, the other at the foot of where Jesus’ body had been laid.
They said to her, “Woman, why do you weep?”
Recall Proverbs 8:17 — “I love them that love Me; and…
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