Do We Need The Easter Prayer?
Young Ernie and his family were invited to have Easter lunch at his grandmother’s house in Arizona.
Everyone was seated around the table as the food was served. When Ernie received his plate, he started eating straight away.
‘Ernie, wait until we say grace,’ demanded his father.
‘I don’t have to,’ the five-year-old replied.
‘Of course, you do, Ernest,’ his mother insisted rather forcefully. ‘We always say a prayer before eating at our house.’
‘That’s at our house,‘ Ernie explained, ‘but this is Grandma’s house, and she knows how to cook.’ Author unknown
Reflections: I Confess
I have always loved chocolate, especially those wonderful pastel eggs full of creamy chocolate. Every year I can hardly wait for the Easter candy to arrive in the stores.
We have a Women @ Women group in our town that meets once a month to visit, laugh and encourage one another. Each month we try to find some fun creative idea to add to the event.
Last month we decided to bring hard-boiled eggs to our April dinner, and get our creative juices flowing to design our egg-sensations. LOL
One woman volunteered to buy the supplies for our upcoming event, and somehow she thought it was a good idea to give me the bag for safe keeping. Also letting me know that she had bought a bag of chocolate eggs for our women to enjoy.
Carrying the bag to my room and hiding it in the closet, thinking I would forget about it. You know out of sight, out of mind. Not!
One night late at night, I started scrounging around the house looking for something sweet. Chocolate I hoped. In the pantry, in the fridge, the freezer then I remembered the chocolate Easter eggs hiding in my closet.
I’ll only have one or two. Well maybe a few more, sure are good. Before I knew it I was sitting next to an empty bag that I had polished off in fifteen minutes, Now that is scary. Have you ever done something like that?
I confessed made my amends, we bought another bag of Chocolate Easter eggs, and no I am not babysitting them!. Lol
We have laughed about those Chocolate Easter eggs, and I was relieved to hear others have tried the “I’ll only have one or two” and had a similar result. I love the friendships we have, to be able to laugh, encourage, and to forgive. How blessed we are.©
The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense. Proverbs 27:9
How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey. Psalm 119:103
Now he uses us to spread the knowledge of Christ everywhere, like a sweet perfume. 2 Corinthians 2:14b
Thank you, dear friends, for spending your time with me.
Have a great week, HUGS