“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 …
“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:
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
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
“All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden.”Terri Guillemets
I recognize the character in this one. Why, I pray at his altar every morning!
“Once you choose Hope, anything is possible” Christopher Reeve
Now let’s head over to Unknown Mami’s place and travel the world from there.