Sunday, April 12, 2009

Resurrection Day

This morning began at o’dark early, as one of Justin’s former colleagues used to the say. We rose well before the sun and got the girls up.

For Kate and I, we went down stairs to our tomb to anoint Jesus’ body with oil and spices. Or as Kate put it, “To salt Jesus.”

Her reaction was a little less excited than I expected, perhaps because of the early hour, nearly two hours before she normally rises.

She looked at the empty burial cloths.

Then she turned to tomb upside down to be sure nothing was inside.

Finally she found Jesus, elsewhere on the table.

She ran upstairs and told her Daddy, “He has risen.”

I think while she wasn’t as excited as I had expected, she still seemed to get the object lesson. We went to the sunrise service at church and she heard the scripture passage that our lesson came from. She smiled at that.

We don’t do the Easter bunny around here, but the girls did get baskets with a little candy, toothbrushes, and shoes. They also got to hunt for Easter eggs after church. They’ve had a tired day, so they’re in their bath a few minutes early tonight.


Tabitha (From Single to Married) said...

what pretty girls in their Easter dresses! I'm glad that she seemed to enjoy the lesson - I think that's a great idea and will definitely have to remember it!

Fit Mama said...

beautiful Easter dresses! I'm glad everone had a nice Easter :)

Kristy said...

Thanks ladies!