“The Creator-Gardener spoke with Eve in the beginning, and here — Creator-Gardener-Brother-Lover — was in the garden again, approaching the woman. Am I stretching the stories too far? Perhaps in the books of some, but spirit whispers otherwise. He utters the one word that wipes away all poisoned fruit, all snakes in the grass, all brokenness and blaming. She calls out for Him in grief, and He speaks her name.”
13They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?”
“They have taken my Lord away,” she said, “and I don’t know where they have put him.” 14At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus.
15“Woman,” he said, “why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?”
Thinking he was the gardener, she said, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.”
16Jesus said to her, “Mary.”
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