An Empty Stage, But Alive In Our Hearts

Anna Pavlova was probably the greatest ballerina of all time. Her most memorable performance, however, took place after her death. She was to play the role she made famous, the Dying Swan, at the Apollo Theatre in London. Tragically, she caught pneumonia and died two days before the event. However, on opening night, a packed house watched the curtain rise and a spotlight bathe the stage in a pool of light where Anna should have been. And, as the light danced and the orchestra played, they could still see her, and when the music stopped, they gave her her greatest ovation ever. An empty stage with only a spotlight, but in their hearts she was alive.
But for people of faith, the remembrance of Jesus Christ is more than just that. He said, “Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst.” And for twenty centuries, that’s how it’s been, and always will be.

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