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Easter Service

Ken6226 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 12:48 PM
Thomas Jefferson did say, "God who gave us life gave us liberty", and "I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just."

Growing up in rural Georgia, Easter meant not only the resurrection of Jesus, but also a new Sunday dress, a hat, gloves and more chocolate than I could eat, at least at one time.

My sister Kathy and I would wake up before dawn, rush to our Easter baskets, eat a few bites of chocolate, get dressed in our brand new Easter dresses and head out for the sunrise service, with candy stashed in our purses.

It seemed as though the services were more bearable since we were able to unwrap the candy during the service and pop it into our...