Saturday, April 15, 2006

In-between Good Friday and Easter

Today--Holy Saturday--our church hosted a funeral service for Howard Hodgson, a faithful and long time member.

While some church traditions strictly forbid weddings and funerals on Holy Saturday--the day that we remember Jesus laying in the tomb--I personally believe Holy Saturday is the best day of the year to have a funeral.

For this reason--we live in an age that is in-between Good Friday and Easter.

Our loved ones who have died are in the grave--Good Friday.

We are eagerly anticipating their bodily resurrection--Easter.

Meanwhile, we wait.

It's Saturday. But Sunday is coming!

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