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.