Again and Again the Sun Rises

According to Mark, on the first day of the week, the women rise with thesun and buy spices to anoint Jesus’ body. They are shocked to find thetomb empty, and leave in fear and terror. Mark’s resurrection story is lesstriumphant than the other Gospel testimonies (as scholars believe theremainder of Mark’s gospel was a later addition). In Mark’s version, we arereminded that Easter comes to us, again and again, even if we don’t knowwhat to make of God’s resurrection ways. Again and again, the sun rises. And some days, that is enough.