Other Easter Sunrises I have known

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During the Easter season I have had time to look back on all the Easters I have known. Like everyone else, for my earliest memories there was all the tradition about the bunny whoever he is. And of course dyeing real eggs was always great excitement, especially as the oldest who assisted his...

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Tags: connection, easter

Easter Afternoon

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In the early days in Alaska we didn’t have family other than ourselves to spend Easter lunch with. After all the excitement of Sunday morning it was nice to have some folks to hang out with. Of course when eating with other folks there is always the excitement of combined recipes and...

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Tags: communion, easter, fish

Killer Whale Remembers Easter

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It was early Sunday morning as I drove back to my house to rest a little and prepare for the late service. I had gotten up early that day for Easter Sunrise service up in Ketchikan. Easter Sunrise comes real early up there in Alaska, somewhere between five and five thirty. This 6 am thing in...

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