Easter is all about HOPE!
Beyond the plastic eggs, grass-filled baskets and sweet, sugary confections, there’s a message waiting to be stamped on the hearts of our children….a message of redeeming life and all prevailing hope.
Hope that transcends our yesterdays, captivates our todays and leaves us anticipating our tomorrows.
Yet this hope can often be difficult for our children to wrap their heads around, and sometimes we have to look for creative, intentional ways to bring this hope to life so the gift can saturate their tiny, moldable hearts and carry them to the lap of God.
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14
So many times these intentional efforts become such a rich experience that before we know it, a family tradition is born.
Today on Fresh Market Friday, I want to bless you with a couple of special traditions from my family to yours…
Good Friday Cake
The Empty Tomb Easter Cake
Names of God Easter Eggs
“Want to know the coolest thing about the One who gave up the crown of heaven for a crown of thorns?
He did it for you. Just for you.” ~Max Lucado
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Before you leave…
Each week, it’s my pleasure to select one writer from the link-up to showcase on my blog for the entire week. As you know, I’m all about fresh goodness! And with so many amazing bloggers joining this community, I want to make sure Fresh Market Friday honors all who share the many areas they practice living out of a place of intention and passion. From a Blue Apron Review to Believing God for Miracles!
I’m excited to announce this week’s Featured Fresh Find is Maree Dee!
Maree Dee tackles a subject not often talked about and one which takes great determination and intention to overcome…Judging others. We all do it, and often it sneaks up into our thoughts and seeps out through our words without us realizing the destruction it causes in our own hearts. You’ll be lovingly challenged to take the high road and grow in character as Maree Dee shows how to implement a few strategies for success.
Won’t you please visit Maree Dee’s and share some Fresh Market Friday encouragement…because we all need a little encouragement!
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