I was not all that into Holy Week growing up. Sure, I like the processional and waving of the palms on Palm Sunday, but Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) and Good Friday were just stops along the way until Easter.
Even Easter morning took a back seat to Christmas Day. Now I get what Holy Thursday and Good Friday mean for me personally, for Christians and for all creation. You can’t have Easter without Good Friday. You can’t have Good Friday without the betrayal of the night before and the Last Supper. You can’t have resurrection unless there is death!Read More