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posticon The True Meaning of Easter

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Easter is, obviously, a major religious celebration. It marks Jesus’s resurrection from death. But the true meaning of Easter goes beyond the obvious. Here are a few random thoughts about Easter:

  • Easter is very important to me. It’s a second chance. ~ Reba McEntire
    Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless. ~ Charles M.Crowe
  • The very first Easter taught us this: Life never ends and love never dies. ~ Kate McGahan
  • Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.
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posticon Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday new life

Tomorrow, various traditions around the world will observe Easter Sunday. What is Easter? Here’s Spirit’s perspective.

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The religious cultures many of you have experienced have misled you on the true meaning of Easter.

You were taught Jesus suffered and died an agonizing death on the cross—all to atone for your “sins.”

We realize what we’re saying here will certainly be controversial among some, perhaps even blasphemous.

But Jesus did not die for your sins. He never had any intention of doing that.Read more

posticon Re-framing the Resurrection

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Either all things die, or else they live and cannot die. No compromise is possible. ~ A Course in Miracles

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Easter was always a big celebration in my Italian immigrant family. But you don’t have to be Christian to celebrate the resurrection, the miracle of Easter. For me, the lesson and miracle of Easter is we never die—life is eternal.

Spirit

Some of your spiritual traditions celebrate Easter as a time of resurrection, rebirth. But every day, not just Easter Sunday, is a day of rebirth.Read more