Purple Everywhere

John and Peter rush to the tomb.

If it’s empty, as she said,
then–

Prayers rise to their lips
leap from their hands.

God runs to meet them,
spilling purple
everywhere.

 

Credits and References:
Painting of the disciples Peter and John running to the tomb on the morning of the resurrection by Eugène Burnand (1850-1921) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
© Esther Hizsa, An Everyday Pilgrim, 2018.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without permission from Esther Hizsa is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used provided there is a link to the original content and credit is given as follows:
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About Esther Hizsa

Esther is a spiritual director and writer. She lives in Burnaby with her husband, Fred, and they have two grown children and two grandchildren.
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