Easter is by far my favorite holiday. Not because of the jelly beans, cute little bunnies, or the chocolates (though I like all of that) but because of the meaning behind it. Without Easter, celebrating Christmas would be pointless. Without Easter, we'd be living in a hopeless state. Without Easter, there would be no promise of eternal life!
There is an old, song that I think sums up our reason for celebrating quite well. The words are written by Bill & Gloria Gaither. I'll just put the chorus in here but if you'd like to hear the whole thing, click HERE. It's worth the few minutes!
Because He lives, I can face tomorrow.
Because He lives, All fear is gone.
Because I know He holds the future,
And life is worth the living just because He lives.
Happy Easter, friends! May your day be filled with joy . . . because HE lives!