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Easter is a Big Deal

For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), Easter is a big deal. After all, Christ’s atonement, death, and resurrection are central to the Church’s teachings. It is because of Christ that everyone will be resurrected, … Continue reading

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The Holiest Week

By Zach D. Growing up in the Church in St. George, Utah, Easter Sunday was the only part of Holy Week noted and was generally commemorated by three things: a new tie before church, a possible talk about the Resurrection … Continue reading

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Travel dreams and 365-days of Easter

I have in my bathroom, a travel wall. Once upon a time I wrote the names of far-off places I wanted to visit upon individual post-it notes and hung them where I could see them. (A goal not written is … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Super-hippie?

It’s as if Ms. Ehrenreich and others like her think that Jesus was the original hippie, that he just sat around all day getting high, talking about free love, and sticking it to “the man.” Continue reading

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Defying Death

I really appreciated MostlyAMartha’s post this week about wanting to think more about Easter. It has made me remember the holiday more and wonder how I can think of the atonement, death, and resurrection of the Savior more. Thinking about … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Easter

I often feel like Easter, especially the non-Easter bunny aspect of it, is sort of an afterthought as in “oh, yeah, today happens to be Easter, that means we’ll have some nice musical numbers and pretty flowers at church.”
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