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Ascension Sunday hits home

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It was buying a dining room set from the Amish that brought our attention to Ascension Sunday. We bought the set in Arthur, Illinois. Arthur is an Amish community. We saw that the business was closed on Ascension Sunday along with other religious holidays like Easter and Christmas. This made us look a little deeper. […]

Maundy Thursday what does it mean?

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It is so easy to get wrapped up in the trappings of Easter. I was so excited to get the Easter candy I had ordered today. With COVID-19, shopping is at a standstill. The Easter Bunny and what to have on Easter Sunday is of course fun to think about. But, the reason for the […]

Christmas Cactus blooms for Easter

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I have a Christmas cactus, it isn’t pretty except when it blooms, but then it is glorious.  It is an old plant, one that my Mom was going to throw away years ago.  I took it home.  The way I take care of plants, I can’t say I saved it, but at times, it saves […]

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Happy Easter Where Ever You May Be

Decorating eggs has been going on for many years. Ostrich eggs engraved have been found in Africa 60,000 years ago and in Egypt, eggs were decorated with both silver and gold within the last five thousand years. From what I have been able to ascertain, the Easter egg represents Jesus empty tomb and have been […]