We made a new candy last night, for Easter, and it’s even a somewhat healthy candy. Almost. I found a new recipe offline…
It means so much to me that Jesus rose – that He is alive with us in the baby snuggles and the new crocuses and the mocha cupcakes.
Josh Coblentz writes: “Easter has not yet rooted out the reality of death and isolation which continue to wreak havoc in the world…”
I feel like Caroline Ingalls, attempting to preserve civilization on the frontier wilds, with her tiny gilt-toed shepherdess on the mantel.
We are living in a green and golden world, experiencing the miracle of relationships.
I immediately started thinking high and holy. Giving up selfishness? Giving up complaining? Giving up worry, or losing my temper?
Easter is my favorite holiday of the whole year!
I have written other years about our family’s Easter celebrations. Here are a couple of links to previous posts you may enjoy, to spark your own celebrations.
Confession: Even though the month of April is history, I still want to share pictures of our Passover supper with you. For the past two years, we’ve chosen to celebrate a Passover feast with our children on the Thursday night before Easter, as part of remembering Jesus’ last days before death. My giant disclaimer fits […]
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When I began blogging four years ago, one of my first questions for you old-timers who were there was—How do you celebrate Easter? In my experience it is the almost-missed Christian holiday in the Mennonite church. All sorts of treats and traditions have grown up around our Christmases, including non-overtly-spiritual traditions like homemade candy, piles […]