Hi friends!

Our Easter weekend was wonderful. Full of laughter, and fun, and family, and food, and the goodness of our Risen Lord.

On Sunday morning, Pierce and I volunteered in Waumba Land, the infant and toddler ministry at our church. Oh my! What fun that was! Those littles were simply precious.

One girl in particular, pictured below in the pink shoes- we'll call her L- was the brightest, most joyful child I think I've ever met. She was so happy to be there and she smiled constantly. When her parents came to pick her up after the 9 a.m. service, I said, "L! Give me a high five!"

Not really sure what she would do, I was pleasantly surprised to find that she knew exactly what I was asking. And after that, she balled her tiny fingers into a fist and held it out for me to fist bump! I laughed so hard and she just giggled with me, that sweet way children do when they realize they've done something worth repeating. And then we bumped fists three more times before she left. 

Totally made my day.

Well, at least until we went to the 11 a.m. service and Andy Stanley kicked my butt. I am so blessed to be under his leadership, and so very grateful that he has such a heart for the people of this city to know and love Jesus. Andy's teaching on the resurrection was nothing short of anointed. Here's a tidbit for you:

"You can't try to resurrect the teachings of Jesus and leave the body in the tomb. You know why? Because everything you know- everything you believe- about the goodness of God, the grace of God, and the unconditional love of God is wrapped up in the death and resurrection of His Son."

After church, Pierce and I headed over to his parent's home in Conyers. A woman after my own heart, my mother-in-law had set out two dozen plastic eggs in the backyard for me and Cassi, my sister-in-law, to find! Yes, we are both in our late 20s. No, we are not ashamed.

I also brought some plastic eggs (mine were candy; my mother-in-law's were filled with coins) for Pierce to hide while Cassi and I waited in great anticipation of what was to come.

Then we ate lunch, took naps, had some Key Lime pie, and played a very competitive game of Scattergories.

Needless to say, it was a great day.

Hope you enjoyed yours as well!

1 comment

C.Curley said...

Sounds like a wonderful Easter! :)