Seven Things Easter Teaches Us

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

Seven Things Easter Teaches Us

When I was a kid, our extended family gathered at Aunt Halene’s house on Easter afternoon in Sunfield, Illinois.  While we children were dispensed whicker baskets filled with bright green, plastic grass; dad and my uncles hid a cosmos of dyed, hard boiled eggs at my Aunt Floss’ place just down the road toward the DuQuoin Lake.  When the signal was given, we walked about a hundred yards to Aunt Floss’ and began our frantic search. In addition to the real eggs, were several plastic eggs with the name of each child written upon them.  You could only pick up the plastic egg with your name and inside it was a USAmerican dollar; quite a prize in 1972.  Most years I failed to locate my special egg and after quizzing my fellow cousins, I would turn in desperation to the adults for hints.  “Can you…

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Published by Rev. Shane L. Bishop

Senior Pastor of Christ Church, Fairview Heights, IL since 1997. I am an orthodox Christian but I am not in a bad mood about it. A Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church.

One thought on “Seven Things Easter Teaches Us

  1. It’s so good to see the truth from a United Methodist minister. Please stay strong. Wonderful message.


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