There is often great beauty in simple things. Take the egg, for instance.
Even a plain white egg is pleasingly shaped, adorably sized, and a perfect blend of form and function.
Add some decoration, and you’ve got a small masterpiece.
Countries such as Ukraine have made an art out of decorating eggs as an Easter tradition.
Eggs “decorated” by God have a beauty all their own. There’s a charm to naturally speckled bird eggs that is irresistible.
You’d like to keep them intact forever, enjoying their freckled surface and gentle colours for as long as possible.
But if the eggs perpetually remained in the same state and were never broken open, you’d miss out on an even greater joy: you’d never get to see the chick emerge.
Sometimes you have to let go of something you love to receive an ever greater blessing.
This is something the disciples had to learn at the first Easter.Read more