Sunday, April 24, 2011

e a s t e r

i had a lovely easter.
in fact it was incredible.
oh and casey comes home tomorrow!!!!
cant wait. so happy.

now. a story.
there once was a kid.
he wanted a longboard.
i gave him a longboard
and told him he didn't have
to pay for it unless he didn't
go on a mission.

this was from his farewell talk today.
loved it.
he is an amazing example.

excerpts from "Sunday Will Come" 
by Joseph B. Wirthlin

"On that Friday the Apostles were devastated. Jesus, their Savior—the man who had walked on water and raised the dead—was Himself at the mercy of wicked men. They watched helplessly as He was overcome by His enemies.

On that Friday the Savior of mankind was humiliated and bruised, abused and reviled.

It was a Friday filled with devastating, consuming sorrow that gnawed at the souls of those who loved and honored the Son of God.

I think that of all the days since the beginning of this world’s history, that Friday was the darkest.

But the doom of that day did not endure.

The despair did not linger because on Sunday, the resurrected Lord burst the bonds of death. He ascended from the grave and appeared gloriously triumphant as the Savior of all mankind."

"Each of us will have our own Fridays—those days when the universe itself seems shattered and the shards of our world lie littered about us in pieces. We all will experience those broken times when it seems we can never be put together again. We will all have our Fridays.

But I testify to you in the name of the One who conquered death— Sunday will come. In the darkness of our sorrow, Sunday will come.

No matter our desperation, no matter our grief, 
Sunday will come. 

In this life or the next,  
Sunday will come."

"The Resurrection transformed the lives of those who witnessed it. Should it not transform ours?"

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