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Easter

by Nato Khuroshvili

Pages 2 and 3 of 25

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For followers of Christian faiths, Easter Sunday is an incredibly important holiday. Shortly after the close of Lent, Catholics and Christians alike gather to attend church services, reflect on Easter Bible verses, and welcome warmer weather with spring-inspired Sunday celebrations. Developed over years both in America and around the world, the Easter traditions that mark the holiday have offered
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It's very likely that children play an important role in the origin of the fun side of Easter. In particular, annual Easter egg hunts, whether at home, with friends and neighbors, at local parks, or churches, are one of the most fun Easter traditions for kids to participate in. "For Christians, this is a serious holy day, dealing with issues of life and death," says Robin Knowles Wallace, the author of The Christian Year: A Guide for Worship and Preaching. "Because of the difficulty of sharing these big issues in age-appropriate ways, sometimes we divert to the more lighthearted symbols of eggs and rabbits, hence the proliferation of Easter egg hunts at churches."