Posts tagged This One Life
There's No Love in An Empty Tomb

“How do you deal with death now that you don’t believe in God or an afterlife?”

As a believer, I celebrated the story of Christ's partial victory over death. I recognize now my belief in an actual resurrection dulled the pain of loss but also numbed the experience of love. Moments of human connection became insignificant against a backdrop of infinite moments. Love became cheap and empty when the value was diminished by an endless supply. The empty tomb became a void—an aching shell of human experience where we refused to pay the price for love.

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