Today is a very Good Friday!

Last Update: March 25, 2016

I am a fan of Easter eggs and chocolate bunny's and all of the trappings of the festival that has been come to be known as the "Easter Celebration", but for those of us who are Christians, we also remember what the real reason is for the celebration:

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life".

John 3:16

After twelve years of Catholic school and having that pretty much beat into me( :) ) even in my "advanced" years I still remember why and give thanks for the grace that has been given to us, for the life we have and the freedom to express that love of God.

So today, Good Friday, we should all be humbled and in awe of the sacrifice our Lord Jesus made for all of us, believers or not, and await his resurrection on Sunday with hope and gratitude.

Happy Easter to all who read this in whatever way that means to you.

William :)

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Pios2012 Premium
Happy Easter William. May God Bless you always.
mjdimarco Premium
Thank you. And thank God.
AlexEvans Premium
Thank you for sharing and blessings to you William. Enjoy good fellowship with family and friends.
LizPB Premium
Happy Easter!
WillingToTry Premium
Happy Easter William,

Thank you for being a stand-up Christian! I too am a fan of Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies and the like but all too often these fripperies, pleasant as they may be, tend to obscure the real meaning of this festival. Being a Roman Catholic myself, I identify with what you are saying. And I have fond memories of Catechism.

I wish you and all Christians, the world over, a Blessed Easter! On Sunday we can all join in and say "He Is Risen!"

" I have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
CS Lewis.

Sui_generis Premium
Happy Easter to you and yours too, William. Sunday is close!!!! ~Debbi
annarella Premium
Thank you for that William! Just beautiful - we have so much to be grateful for!! Happy Easter to you and your family!

Muule Premium
He is what it's all about for real! Thank you so much, William! Happy Easter to you and yours!
Maxiam59 Premium
I do know the true meaning and I will always remember and believe all the best Max
Wayne66 Premium
That IS what Good Friday is about and "Sunday's A Coming"!!!

Thank you William and Happy Easter.
joyweb Premium
Happy GoodFriday and Easter.
SadieChan Premium
Happy Easter to all.
dorina62 Premium
Happy Easter!
bjdluna Premium
Happy Easter to you also William.
Kelly49 Premium
Thank you William, Happy Easter!!
PIOFJR Premium
Have a blessed Good Friday to you too.