Well, praise the Lord in highest heaven, He is Risen!
I hope you and your loved ones and church communities are enjoying a splendid Easter, with lots of love, light, and lilting music. Even if you think you have a tin ear and a leaden tongue, please join in the singing – we are called to “make a joyful noise” unto the Lord, and if that’s what you do, well, you are indeed blessed!
Way beyond Christmas, Easter has long been my favorite Holy Day. The mystery (no one saw Him rise, but He did!) and the majesty (an empty tomb, angels, the women first seeing it all and witnessing) – what a terrific way to revisit the elements of faith that make suffering with heavy challenges easier, even blessings.
May you be filled with Easter Hallelujahs now, tomorrow, and all into the rest of the year!
In Easter joy,