A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 106: Easter Quotes!


It seemed very appropriate today that my Sunday God Quotes are by various authors, giving their thoughts on Resurrection and Easter and Jesus at the center of it all. A very Happy Easter, everyone!

“There are times when I feel he has withdrawn from me, and I have often given him cause, but Easter is always the answer to ‘My God, My God! Why hast Thou forsaken me?'”- Madeleine L’Engle

“Our Lord has written the promise of Resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.” – Martin Luther

“No pain, no palms; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.” – William Penn

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and Hallelujah is our song.” – Pope John Paul II

“In the cross of Christ God is taking man dead-seriously so that he may open up for him the happy freedom of Easter.” – Jurgen Moltmann

“For I remember it is Easter morn/ And life and love and peace are all new born.” – Alice Freeman Palmer

“It is the hour to rend thy chains/ The blossom time of souls.” – Katharine Lee Bates

“Remember Jesus of Nazareth, staggering on broken feet out of the tomb toward the Resurrection, bearing on his body the proud insignia of defeat which is victory, the magnificent defeat of the human soul at the hands of God.” – Frederick Buechner

“Easter is never deserved.” – Jan Karon

“Spring bursts today/ For love is risen and all the earth’s at play.” – Christina Rossetti

“Let Him Easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness in us, be a crimson-cresseted east.” – Gerard Manley Hopkins

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