Today, we usher in the season of Easter. This is a time that follows that mournfulness and quiet meditation that is the season of Lent.
During Lent, the tension and angst between who are and who we know we should be grows and grows. Good Friday is when Jesus bears the weight of this angst, Holy Saturday is when he enters into it fully, and Easter is when this tension breaks as we celebrate how Christ has overcome the weight and darkness of it all. This is meant to be a time of giddy joy and freedom and worship.
To help us in this time, I’m offering another mixtape. (I made some for both Advent and Lent.) I pray these songs and words are able to usher us into unfettered joy and gratitude to our God for all he has done, and all he has promised to do. As usual, you can both download and stream it for free. Here it is:
Click here for the Easter 2012 Mixtape
Feel free to download and share this as you like, and may it bless you this Easter season. Be sure to also follow the poetry, prayers, reflections, and readings I’ve offered for this season as well.
[Image Credit: the cover art above is an amazing piece by my favorite artist, Mark Rothko.]
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Just a minor point…the “new year” in the church calendar is the first Sunday of Advent.
Good call! How did I miss that? I think I heard something somewhere this past weekend over the Holy Day services that made me thing it was the new year. Thanks for the correction. I’ve changed the post above to reflect that.
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