This Easter season while we had fun with Brady with all the parties, festivities, crafts, egg hunts, etc. I really wanted to focus on what Easter is....what this day represents. I had a hard time with the wording...it is not pretty what our LORD suffered through...there is nothing romantic, magical, or mystical about being flogged, beaten, or crucified. Explaining this to a 3-year-old is tough...you question yourself as to the extent of the details, the depth, how honest....but again, I don't want to romanticize it. We had a few conversations come up as we discussed the fact that Easter was approaching.
- Brady - "I don't want Jesus to die"
- Brady - "He came back to life?" "When I die will I come back to life?"
- Brady - "Why did Jesus have to die?"
- Brady - "Jesus is in heaven? I thought Jesus was in our hearts?"
It is not enough to say Thank you, Lord, but without any other words - Thank you!!!