Bring Home The Beauty Of A Flowering Easter Cross

"Flowering the Easter Cross" - A Creative Family Tradition During Easter and Sunrise church services across the country this  coming Sunday morning, many worshippers will participate in the poignant practice of "flowering the Easter cross." As part of this custom, each worshipper is invited to pick out a fresh flower from an assortment of lilies, daisies, tulips, carnations and other spring delights, or may bring a flower from their garden at home. Then comes the meaningful moment when each individual approaches the cross-- often on the lawn or perhaps at the altar-- and stands before the cross to place their flower upon it with reflection and reverence. Often, families stand together at the cross, each picking out a special spot for their flower.  Like the unfolding of a  worshipful … [Read More...]