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Happy Easter

by Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 23 comments
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“Happy Easter!” – this takes me back to my school days. I have happy memories of visiting the church attached to our school, reading the bible and generally enjoying the stories the nuns kept us happy with. I liked that we celebrated all festivals, thanks to the eclectic bunch we were.  Today, I nostalgically remembered how we used to sit in groups and paint eggs. I particularly enjoyed drawing cartoon characters on them – until recently I had a couple of eggshells with my artwork, but while dusting, they crumpled. Yes, literally fell to bits.

I wish you all a …

Happy Easter


“Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.”  ~Clarence W. Hall

I had a good time browsing the web to see some painted eggs and here are some lovely ones:


Happy Easter

From urdufanz.com

Easter is not a time for groping through dusty, musty tomes or tombs to disprove spontaneous generation or even to prove life eternal. It is a day to fan the ashes of dead hope, a day to banish doubts and seek the slopes where the sun is rising, to revel in the faith which transports us out of ourselves and the dead past into the vast and inviting unknown. ~Author unknown, as quoted in the Lewiston Tribune

Happy Easter


The stars shall fade away, the sun himself
Grow dim with age, and Nature sink in years;
But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth,
Unhurt amid the war of elements,
The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds. ~Joseph Addison

Happy Easter

From atelie-rae.eu


Happy Easter



Happy Easter

From atelie-rae.eu


All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden.”Terri Guillemets

Happy Easter

From huntfor.com

I recognize the character in this one. Why, I pray at his altar every morning!

happy easter ganesha

From amitap-reflectionsofnature.blogspot.com


“Once you choose Hope, anything is possible” Christopher Reeve

Happy Easter!

Now let’s head over to Unknown Mami’s place and travel the world from there.

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Harleena Singh March 31, 2013 at 12:33 pm

Hi Vidya,

I know though we don’t celebrate Easter, but I love the spirit with which it is celebrated – so here’s wishing you a very Happy Easter too.

I loved the pictures you shared – as always – especially the ones with the Ganpati on the egg!

Thanks for sharing, and hope you are having a nice weekend 🙂
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Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 at 2:14 pm

Hi Harleena! Thanks! I love that we celebrate all festivals! And yes, I loved the Ganpati too! 😀

Hugs! Happy weekend to you – and have a great week ahead!
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I. C. Daniel March 31, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Here in my country is not Easter. Easter is on the date of 5,6,7 May 2013.

So I’ll wait for those delicious eggs and cakes.

Best regards from I. C. Daniel – Romania
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Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 at 2:21 pm

How interesting, Daniel! I saw some really beautiful Easter eggs from Romania while browsing – they were very special!

Thank you for commenting! Hope to hear about your celebrations in May! Have a wonderful week ahead!
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Pattu March 31, 2013 at 8:27 pm

In every post of yours I find some nice little talent of yours surfacing. I also like your appreciation of all the festivals. Happy Easter Vidya!
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Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 at 9:25 pm

Happy Easter, Pattu! The joy of having friends from all “religions” is great. The oneness warms my heart.

Thank you for your beautiful comment! Hugs!

My Inner Chick March 31, 2013 at 8:27 pm

Happy Easter.

Love the eggs….especially S. Africa!

Love the quote by Reeves: “Once you choose Hope, anything is possible”
I shall steal it.
& I love you. Xxx
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Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 at 9:24 pm

Dearest Kim. I love you more than the rainbow after the rain! Hugs!

Tami Von Zalez March 31, 2013 at 8:47 pm

It’s Eggtastic! See ya round the A to Z Challenge.

Visiting from Sunday in My City.


Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 at 9:23 pm

Welcome, Tami! Yes, I look forward to our interaction through the A to Z Challenge! Glad you came by!

Laurie March 31, 2013 at 9:01 pm

For me, Easter is about the Risen Christ. I am glad you found Hope to be present in your memories of Easter. He is the Hope.

Vidya Sury March 31, 2013 at 9:23 pm

You are right, Laurie! I always think of the Resurrection each time I hear the phrase “Hope springs eternal” Seems perfect!

Hugs and happy Easter to you!

Glynis Jolly April 1, 2013 at 5:49 am

It is now the evening of the day of Easter here. Vidya, I’m sorry that I couldn’t get to your post sooner.

Like you, I think of Easter as a significant sign of hope for us and the entire world.

Vidya Sury April 1, 2013 at 8:44 am

Yes, Glynis. So glad you came by! Happy Easter to you!

Rahul April 1, 2013 at 9:04 am

Happy Easter Vidya and this was indeed a colorful post!

Vidya Sury April 4, 2013 at 11:31 am

Thanks, Rahul! Even if we don’t celebrate it, the details are always fascinating!
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Fran Sorin April 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Dear Vidya –
Growing up in Dallas, Texas, I have memories of easter egg hunting, painting and decorating eggs and of course the chocolate eggs. Thanks for sharing the beauty of this special day ~ and your photos are luscious. As you might guess, my favorite quote is -“All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden.”Terri Guillemets. Hope you had a magnificent Easter -with love, Fran
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Vidya Sury April 4, 2013 at 11:36 am

I love that quote too, Fran! 😀 Chocolate eggs remind me of a bakery near our house during my childhood. Yummy! Hugs to you!
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Jodi @ Heal Now April 1, 2013 at 4:16 pm

Happy Easter Vidya! Love the eggs. ours were so simple at our house this year. But we had good family time making them!
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Vidya Sury April 1, 2013 at 10:13 pm

Hugs, Jodi! The togetherness is the best part! 🙂

Cathy Taughinbaugh April 1, 2013 at 6:49 pm

Hi Vidya,

I love your painted eggs! How fun. We had a low key Easter this year, but it was fun. I always loved the eggs hunts as a child and preparing them for my kids as well. Traditions, such as Easter create great memories. Thank you!

Vidya Sury April 4, 2013 at 11:37 am

Egg hunts must be such fun, Cathy! But as you say, traditions are always enjoyable! Hugs to you!
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Unknown Mami April 10, 2013 at 4:54 am

Wonderful collection of eggs and quotes.
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