Traditions of preparing for Resurrection Day in our home:
A sprayed white branch placed in a clear vase held with blue marbles,
colorful and sometimes sparkly decorations of eggs and lambs dangling from its tiny limbs.
With wonder and awe, Charlotte observes her father place some of the ornaments.
It is intentional to be eye catching as it sits on the dining room buffet. We will gather here many times throughout the week as additional symbols of the Holy Week will be added to the tree by the children.
For many year this glass cross has hung on our Resurrection Tree. It is made of twisted beads of glass, fragile yet strong, clear yet frosty. The contrast speaks volumes to me.
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