Easter Sunday is the central celebration of our faith yet I struggle more and more because it seems to me that what begins with triumphant shouts of Christ is Risen Alleluiah, and a beautiful flowering of the cross ends with an easter egg hunt.
“It’s great to see the kids so enthusiastic.” people tell me, but is it really? Is an enthusiastic sugar high really a substitute for celebrating the resurrection of Christ. Have we bought into the secular culture so much that we can no longer tell the difference?
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