- [✔]hair appointments
- [✔]matching outfits
- [✔]obnoxiously oversized baskets
- [✔]elaborate meal preparations
- [✔]family photo appointment
- [✔]hefty investments in greeting cards
And so, I find myself in a new season. Learning. Breathing. Growing. Putting things back into perspective.
We're going to scale back our Resurrection Day celebration plans this year. We're going to redirect our energy towards the real reason for the season. We're going to bring our focus back into balance. We'll be right-sizing our traditions, and the first step in our overhaul plan is a simple recognition of one man who gave His life so that we all could have eternal life.
The girls will still decorate eggs and participate in a hunt or two. The Easter egg hunt is a great illustration reminding us of Christ's death, burial, and resurrection.
I'll let someone else take over this part of the story:
And really for us, celebrating doesn't get more purposive than that.