Passion Week began with preparation in our hearts. Not unlike the signs of this season it carried itself along with the traditions that make our celebration of His Crucifixion, Death, Burial and Resurrection meaningful for us.
Hot Cross Buns for Good Friday Tea, a table set in the sun room for 3:00 p.m., the ninth hour.
the red bloodied meat of the lamb as I unwrapped its covering,
with the trimming of its fat,
placed in a buttermilk marinade with garlic and rosemary.
Leeks and fennel sauteed in butter, to be added to the potatoes.
Promises made and fulfilled.
Once slaves, but now free.
Cloth napkins of pink linen ironed for our Easter table.
Sweet cookie dough rolled and shaped into crosses, butterflies and sheep. The white frosting colored with drops of red, pink and yellow. Pale pink sugar sprinkled.
Easter Morn will dawn.