Now to God who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine, to God be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.[Ephesians 3:20-21, NRSV]
I suspect that one of the overlooked gifts of the resurrection of Jesus is a new and unbound imagination.
We are told that after Jesus’ death on that fateful Friday long ago his most energetic followers simply returned to their lives before Jesus. It was as if the horizon of their vision shrunk back to what they had known before, the way things used to be.