From our family, happy and joyful Easter!! May the meaning of Easter seep deeply and water a fruitful lifestyle for your purpose. We serve a risen savior whose power saves all, conquers sin and death, and whose grace abounds even the most wretched. Ps. Happy first eater Zi. It’s your 3rd cantata, and it’s evident with your growing interest in music, singing, and choral music.
Here’s Emma’s Spring/Easter project. We bought it from TARGET at the dollar section. I love that they have stuff like this for kids, encouraging them to be productive and earth conscious. And knowing Emma, she has a green thumb which she’s genetically inherited from all her grandparents. Did you know that, anak? Your lola Ruth and lola Nene both plant flowers and gardens. Your lolo Bio and lolo Perl both plant vegetables. Let’s see how this project pans out…I hope it does though so she’ll be encouraged to plant more.
Easter Sunday was a little chilly, but this photo was taken after the weekend finished. We attended Sonrise service at 6am, and although it was extremely early, I really felt so refreshed being awake that early, giving worship and celebrating a risen Lord. It also seemed how everyone was happy just fellowshipping together, actually having time to just sit, chat, and laugh, without after church responsibilities, so it was a sigh of relief and rest. The weeks prior to Easter was very challenging, esp. being 8 months pregnant. I tried not to complain, and denied the fatigue, but I’ve learned in every challenge, I can either cry and act like the victim, or I can stand and let God be my joy throughout the process. Many times in life, I’ve been given that choice, and I’ve always tried to choose the latter. Discouragements come, but I’ve grown never to dwell in people, what people may say, never to dwell in complaining or thinking about myself…but being a better person. Preparing for the concert was really a challenge…every cantata seems to be…the preparation and planning, coupled w/ Perze’s responsibilities in the ministries as well. But I don’t think I’d want to […]