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The Easter Tree (cont.)

We are almost to Good Friday. About twenty days ago I mentioned something our family was doing to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus this year utilizing a Christmas tree and Easter eggs. Have worked our way through the first 14 chapters of John and the boys and I have walked through much of what John has recorded about the life of Jesus. I am thrilled as they recite the “I AM” statements of Jesus and that whoever believes in Him has eternal life! They listen to the stories in anticipation of what awaits them upon the completion of the reading and questions. Eater eggs! They get an egg off the tree and it contains a prize ranging from candy to a hot wheel car. The gift just serves to make it exciting for them. They beg me to read about Jesus to them, and they’re showing evidence that the stories are sticking with them. May God work and drive it deep in their hearts. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 19, 2011 in Family

 

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The Easter Tree

If you think I’m pagan, just wait until you hear of the new thing my boys are all excited about – the Easter Tree! *GASP*

Yeah, that’s right! For those of you who protest the Christmas tree because of it’s possible pagan origins and detest the Easter egg due to its also being borrowed from pagan symbolism meet, the Easter Tree! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 1, 2011 in Family

 

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