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Eastertide

The morning light renews the sky.
Across the air the birds ignite
Like sparks to take this blaze of day
Through all the precincts of the night.
Alleluia! Alleluia!

The fires of dawn refresh our eyes.
We watch the world grow wide and bright
And praise our newly risen Light.
The winter land receives the year.

Her smallest creatures rouse and cling
To swelling roots and buds that stir
The restless air to reel and ring!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

The sounds of waking fill our ears.
We listen to the live earth sing
And praise our loving Source and Spring.

~Pack Browning


From Christ Church Cathedral, Saint Louis, on Easter Sunday 2019:

Easter tidings

Through a window screen, and outside my home office window: a dogwood in full flower.

This week has brought tidings. News. Clarity.

Spring is in full bloom.

The day job is kicking my butt right now.

Christ the Lord is resurrected.

I know more of the path of my life now than I did four days ago.

Old friends have enlivened my days.

School is winding down, but not really.

Voice students are thriving.

Bedding plants are going in the ground on this Easter Sunday.

And all is well.

At the Easter Vigil, we were reminded of our baptismal vows.

A fine sermon

From Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, January 14, this sermon preached by The Very Rev. Kathie Adams-Shepherd, following Mr. Trump’s statement about ‘sh**hole’ countries.

Eastertide

Alleluia!  Christ is risen!!

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And so am I.  The alarm went off at 6 a.m. this morning.  Fifteen minutes later, I was making pie crust.  Now at 7.30 a.m., the pineapple pie is nearly baked, and will soon emerge from the oven.

The homemade cheesy potatoes are ready for baking too, including a from-scratch sauce.  http://realmomkitchen.com/10810/no-cream-of-soup-potato-casserole-aka-funeral-potatoes/

Fresh flowers grace all four downstairs rooms.

The table is set.

A joyous resurrection celebration awaits at Christ Church Cathedral, and then I come home for Easter dinner with seven beloved students.  On the menu: steak, cheese grits, cheesy potatoes, asparagus.  Pineapple pie.  And a wonderful & decadent tuna spread for an appetizer.