I Wonder If People Remember the True Meaning of Easter

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    My Easter Message

    on Good Friday i send my friends this message..."I am going away to prepare a place, that where i am you may also be. the reason i suffered on Calvary is so that some day you may come away..." On Easter Monday i send them this..."Why do you stand all amazed?why in...
    hereiamthisisme hereiamthisisme
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2009

    The Ragman

    I saw a strange sight. I stumbled upon a story most strange, like nothing my life, my street sense, my sly tongue had ever prepared me for. Hush, child. Hush, now, and I will tell it to you. Even before the dawn one Friday morning I noticed a young man, handsome and strong...
    invisible321 invisible321
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2013

    Err, Hate To Burst The Bubble...

    But the logo on this group is, well, in error. Easter is derived from the name of an ancient goddess, Eostre, and the fertility festival held by ancient Pagans in her honor. Not denying that the Bible happened, only that the festival date and meaning were re-appropriated by...
    pyrefly pyrefly
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 8, 2009

    Have You Ever Wondered Where The Easter Bunny And Eggs Tradition Started From And There Meanings? Read On If You Want To Find Out You May Be Very Surprised! Every Christian Believer Should Know This Information!

    The name “Easter” has its roots in ancient polytheistic religions (paganism). On this, all scholars agree. This name is never used in the original scriptures, nor is it ever associated biblically with the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. For these reasons, we prefer to...
    LoveIsJesusChrist LoveIsJesusChrist
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

    Easter Fill Our Heart With Peace And Joy!

    Easter is a promise God renews to us in each spring Oh! what a beautiful morning! I've just dropped in to say I hope you have a beautiful, And wonderful Easter Day!  Flowers are blooming everywhere, Bird songs are in the air Spring is unfolding her treasures, And wants us all to...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Apr 22, 2011

    Even the Name...

    ...Of this holiday perplexes me. Shouldn't it be called resurrection day or something? I mean... Easter is the name of a pagan god... What were the Catholics thinking when they named what should be the most important Christian holiday? No wonder people forget the meaning...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Sep 7, 2009

    Sure... I Do!...

    The true meaning of easter is to be banished away for the day as you watch your younger brothers get baskets with candy and dyed eggs, and you're only allowed downstairs to eat your supper before you have to go back to your room. Then you spend the rest of the time just grateful...
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Apr 8, 2009

    I Remember.

    Many people here obviously are not of the Christian faith, well I am.  I know the meaning of Easter, and Good Friday.  Well, to be "EP correct", I know what it means to ME.  I always give up something for Lent, this year it's soda, ever since my...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    17 Responses Apr 8, 2009
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