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One Day Left To Live
What if you only had one day left to live? What would you most savor? A Different Perspective on Easter. See Easter through the eyes of someone else: http://tinyurl.com/MyLastDayMovie
Seeing this familiar story from a new vantage point engages my heart in new ways, as I place myself in the story—full of questions and confusion. Instead of simply asking "why would they do this to such a "good man"?, I find myself identifying with the thief humbly asking "why would he do this for me?" I know my own guilt and shame creates a separation I am powerless to bridge. I am undeserving. I need to be rescue—from myself.
Humility is the only door that opens onto the wide open spaces of freedom that we were designed for, don't you think?
Voodoo and Easter? Could two things be more dissimilar? A bit unsettling, this movie unexpectedly shows the Good News of Good Friday: http://tinyurl.com/GSFNrecommends
What motivates a person to sacrifice himself for others? Even your small, daily "deaths" of self-sacrifice are stories worth celebrating as we renew our minds with a better perspective of life and living it well.
Don't you think the first Easter was even more unsettling for everyone? Regardless if you were a supporter or opponent of Jesus, the unexpected turns of events had to be disorienting. First the reality of his death seems incomprehensible to the whirlwind of the previous 3 years. Then, that reality is shattered by a new incomprehensible reality—his being raised from the dead. Unsettling is an understatement.
"the world turned upside-down" is a more apt description, don't you think?