Does the Story Have a Happy Ending?

While we delight in fairy tale endings, we also scoff at them as childishly unrealistic. The real world is dark and despairing, we say. But is it really? Does the story have a happy ending? On this Easter morning we consider Jesus’ resurrection as a “eucatastrophe”—an event that changes everything for the good, revealing the deeper Reality of God’s design for this world and for our lives.