April 7, 2010

Easter 2010

I love Easter and the sense of renewal that it brings.  I can't help but feel blessed when I sit back and reflect on what Easter means.  I read several Facebook posts about the feelings people had on Easter and their joy to celebrate the day, I wish we could have the same sense of "joy" about every day, afterall, the gift that Jesus gave us that day is relevant 364 other days of the year.  After attending the Good Friday and Easter morning servicces at our church I felt more than just the typical "happy Easter" feeling.  As Christians so often we are able to say that we believe in all God did/does for us yet we complain about the things, lots of things and circumstances of our life. At times when the circumstances are more challenging than we want to deal with we even ask God "why".  Yet, Jesus GAVE himself up for us WITHOUT complaining.  He personally gained nothing from hanging on that cross to die.  Kinda makes me think I should live my life with the same type of willingness to follow the will of my Heavenly Father and his plan for my life and I realize that a good majority of the situations we find ourselves in that we are unhappy about are because of our our doing, our own desire to achieve personal gain....yet we complain...doesn't seem quite right does it?  My prayer is that in the days, weeks and months to come I will have a much greater appreciation for the fact He did this for me without complaining!

I hope your Easter was a blessing to you as well!


The Myrick Family said...

Great Post...Great reminder!
Sounds like you had a great Easter. Love the pics of you beautiful family.

The Rotman's said...

Beautiful family pics!!