Sunday, March 27, 2005

easter service

easter always feels me with awe and frustrated. i feel awe because of what happened on easter sunday and i feel frustrated because of how little i live out what actually happened on that day. this morning caused even more of that than usual. for our youth sunday school i took the teens over to the mausoleum in resthaven cemetery (it's next door to the church). within our group of students who were wandering around the cemetery there were two kids who made me wonder about what easter meant to them. one of the student's mother was killed by derrick todd lee (the serial killer terrorized baton rouge a few years ago) and another student's mother killed herself about a year ago. only the miracle of our easter faith can bring hope in situations like these.


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