I take my youngest son to watch the dawning of day. Together each morning we rediscover the hope of resurrection.
As a mother, I teach my children about the resurrection. And also – my daughter teaches me.
My young daughter is beginning to understand the holy through the ordinary.
A sister site from Forward Movement aims to help us grow as disciples for all 50 days of Easter.
Almost ten years ago, I started hiding my children’s Easter baskets. Only now do I see the connection to the story of the resurrection.
As our family began to follow the rhythm of the church calendar, I realized that all traditions start somewhere.
A giveaway of children’s books from ZonderKidz includes short reviews of each one. Great for thinking through the Easter basket!
I’ve slowly come up with a few small things that might at least plant the seeds of understanding “life from death” for our secular grandchildren.
If I want to be able to absorb all the new life Easter has to offer – all the resistance it offers to the powers of sin in our broken world – I need the grace that comes with honest confession and repentance.
Taking down old palm crosses, putting up new ones, and making an Easter altar helps our family observe the season.