Today will the be first running of the Boston Marathon after the tragic bombings that occurred near the marathon’s finish line last year. This year, many survivors — with injuries and artificial limbs — will be running the race. They are #BostonStrong. Read this reflection from Busted Halo’s Christina Gebel who was at the marathon last year and narrowly escaped the actual bomb blasts. Christina makes important connections between these tragic events and Jesus’ death and resurrection.

  • What is your reaction to this year’s Boston Marathon and the survivors who will be running? What survivor stories have touched you?
  • What other examples of resurrection or hope do you see in the world today — maybe even your own life?