Sunday, April 12, 2009

Easter is Here
Fire, Water, and a Risen Savior
From the early centuries of the church, the Easter Vigil has been a vivid way of celebrating Christ's resurrection and our own redemption.

After the long darkness of Lent, the brief exultation of Palm Sunday, and the sorrow of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, Easter morning dawns. While the secular world sleeps, or reads its New York Times, or hands out bunnies, eggs, and jelly beans to its eager children, the Christian community gathers around a different set of symbols: lilies, trumpets, spring clothes, Easter cantatas, the "Hallelujah Chorus," darkness, fire, water, oil, bread, wine ... Wait—what?

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Blogger Kansas Bob said...

Happy Easter Alex!

10:50 PM  
Blogger Alex Tang said...

Blessed Easter, my friend.

10:58 PM  
Blogger Peter J. Coburn said...

Hope you have a good Easter Alex.

11:53 AM  

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