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Easter is about celebrating a promise kept

Rising Crosses sky image

THE SUN ALSO RISES–A rare dawning sky gives light to darkened crosses standing at a war memorial at Muhi northwest of Budapest, Hungary, on Easter Sunday yesterday. Spring awakens us! (AP photo/MTI, Zsolt Czegledi/commons license)



By Dan Bodine


Easter in the northern hemisphere, at least, is about coming together, coming out of winter darkness to join and spread cheer with each other. Something within us has been defeated and we’re buoyed with new hope and fresh starts.

For Christians, it’s tied securely to Christ’s resurrection. Victory over death; hail not the body as the final arbiter. The holiest of events it becomes as the quintessence of joy. As a people we’ve risen! Continue reading