Alleluia!! Jesus is risen!!
And the choir sang wonderfully. And Handel’s “Hallelujah” Chorus rang out joyfully.
Then I rushed home. The artichoke dip is made and uber-Parmesanish. The cheese grits are cooking now. Lamb chops await. D brought a tray of rolls for us to share. A tossed salad will be fashioned soon enough. For now, I rest a few minutes. My right leg is clearly not liking how much I’ve been walking cane-less for the past 30 hours.
Oh yes . . . the Vigil included all nine readings, and clocked in at 150 minutes. Now you know you’ve been to church when the time passes two hours . . . .