Easter

Easter Holiday, or Holy Day?

Something feels a little uncomfortable about Easter to me. For starters, it’s not about a sweet, soft, cuddly newborn baby, like Christmas. Babies are likeable. Our hearts are pulled to…

Discovering a Meaningful Easter

Easter is such a powerful and holy season that is quickly being overshadowed by an overgrown rabbit, and the real meaning is lost on over-sugared children. Many adults are even…

How to Celebrate Passover as Christians

Most of us regard Passover as a Jewish celebration. What significance could it have for modern-day Christians? Celebrating the Passover with a communal meal, called a Seder, can teach our families…

Lessons from a Donkey

Easter is approaching… and I’ve been thinking about donkeys. Strange?  Perhaps. Yet it was a mere donkey that played a major role in the events of Holy Week.  As Jesus…

See, Touch, Hear the Resurrection with Easter Resurrection Eggs

Watch Easter come to life in little hands! Each of these twelve colorful plastic eggs holds a different memory-grabbing object to take Jesus’ journey to the cross and beyond right…

Forget the Bunnies

Rabbits, eggs, candy, and chicks have nothing to do with Easter. Nothing. Really. We Christians have creatively found meaning in eggs—they represent new life. An empty shell, the empty tomb….

Redefining Tradition

Easter Sunday was the first one with just the kids and me — our second since becoming a single-parent family because last year, my mom was with us. Last year,…

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