The Power of the Easter Story

Know your path. Tread boldly. Be reborn.

The Church of The Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem. According to tradition, the Church contains the site of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Image © Tom Hayton

I’m not religious. But this year, I’ve thought a lot about the symbolism of Easter. For Christians, it represents the resurrection of Jesus and the promise of eternal life. But for everyone else, there is a message, too.

In the Easter story, Jesus is betrayed, arrested, subjected to a sham trial, and executed. Two days later, he rises from the…