Happy Easter. While some people think of today only in terms of bunnies, baskets and brightly colored eggs, others remember its religious significance and reflect on the resurrection of Christ after the crucifixion. After death, he was made new again in a sense. Even though it marked the of the end of his time on earth (after his assencion shortly thereafter), in a much broader sense it was actually a new beginning for Christianity.
Today, I am considering the areas of my own life that need a new beginning. Between my regular day job and my writing career, things have gotten a bit out of control lately for me. I think it is time I reprioritize my life and bring the focus back onto what is most important. I’m going to challenge myself today to do just that.
And speaking of focus, today marks a new beginning for my youngest child. Yesterday she was diagnosed with a vision impairment. It is not simply a matter of having bad eyesight and needing glasses. (more…)