Repost: Easter and Womanhood

This is a wonderful post about women in the Bible and their role.

Easter and Womanhood

by Virginia Harris, C.S.B.

It is striking to me how often in the New Testament a woman is the one anointed for the holy task of bearing witness to the Christ-presence. The one to confirm that the Christ is come to a dark and waiting world. Read more

Easter uplift

Here is a blog post written by a friend of mine, James Shepherd, C.S. It offers inspiring insights for this Easter holiday.

The Easter Message of Joy and Hope

When I think of Easter, I often think back to when our children were young. My wife was especially good at being the Easter Bunny, hiding baskets for us in the backyard, rain or shine. After church we would all enjoy searching for eggs, candy and gifts! Joy for me is an essential part of the Christian Easter message. And yet it often seems to me that the religious aspect of Easter has more of a sense of sadness and heaviness than that of joy and hope… Read more

There is also a great “Daily Lift” today – a 2-minute daily inspiring audio podcast – on Celebrating Easter.