WW #110: Easter Sunday


Welcome back to another Weekly Wrap Up and a belated tribute to Easter Sunday. On Easter, my family attends church followed by an Easter egg hunt and a family brunch. These Easter activities aside, the day gave everyone in my family something to reflect upon.

First up, the gorgeous church where we attended service. Although we normally attend Catholic mass, when visiting my parents we go to this wonderful Congregationalist church.Easter Sunday at churchI am happy to report that this year, for the first time, all of my children sat through the Easter service and listened. The priest talked about renewal and forgiveness.
easter activities as a familyChildren intuitively understand forgiveness. Watch them tussle, argue, and then seconds later wrestle and laugh.  sisters on Easter SundayLet’s parents take a ticket from our kids and forgive ourselves (and each other) when we fall short. Each day offers an opportunity to begin anew, to resolve to do something differently, to strive to be better.

Resolving to be better won’t lead to being perfect. But it will lead to being good. And it’s through the process of trying, seeking and striving that we reach our full potential.

This, for my family, stood as the meaning of Easter this year. We came together after a morning of bickering over tights and socks to moments of shared gratitude. Surprising, my kids posed for some photos. The bickering waned. They helped each other find their baskets. Those were the Easter moments.

Wishing all of you a wonderful beginning of Spring and see you back soon.

Melissa

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  • shellypeterson

    Such a beautiful pic of the kids.

  • Natalie

    I love the matching dresses! So beautiful!

  • Nancy

    It is important to remember and enjoy the small wonderful moments of life. There are so many of them, if we just pay attention.

  • Gabrielly Margutti

    Beautiful kids. Love the dresses.

  • Annmarie Weeks

    Glad to see you had such a lovely Easter!

  • Susan Smith

    Everyone looks so nice

  • Tiff

    I love that the girls were matching. Did they pick out their outfits?

  • cynthiac

    They are growing up so fast. Happy spring to all of you.

  • Rachel Elaine

    The kids are cute all of them dressed up for Easter

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  • Linda G.

    What a nice looking family, have a great spring!

  • slehan

    Every day is a new day. Treat it well.

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  • I’ve always enjoyed Easter Sunday activities.

  • Rachael Debates-Hunt

    nice looking church

  • Shade Oluloro

    Easter is one of my favorite days of the year.

    • It’s a pretty special time of year!

  • Ed

    I love the Rainbow Flag flowing outside the church.