Easter is now over. You’ve went through the 40 days of purification known as Lent. You’ve read and honored the memory of the final Passion Week of Christ. You’ve gathered with many others for a memorial service to recall the betrayal, mock trial, denial, scourging and tortuous death of our Lord. And you’ve worshipped and celebrated with amazement the tremendous power of His resurrection. Now what?
After all the fanfare has died down, the crowds have dispersed, the family has returned to their homes and the leftovers are in the fridge; after all of that, what do you do now? For me, the strongest temptation to sin comes after the excitement of Sunday. You feel all alone now. The encouragement of others is gone and you feel wanting for more of what you had. So what do you do?