This is the second Easter I got to enjoy with my wife. Our daughter Princess L spent Easter Saturday and Easter morning with her biological dad, but we got her for the majority of the day. We hosted a Easter lunch for both sides of our family. After lunch was over, we had an EasterContinue reading “Our 2022 Easter”
The word for Easter comes from the Germanic pagan goddess Eostre, but another name for Easter is Pascha from Greek and Latin. While the Western concept of Easter often shares similarities to European spring festivals, Easter also shares a similar date and customs as the Jewish spring festival Passover. The holiday is known as PesahContinue reading “Fun Fact: Easter and Passover”
While there are countless Christmas movies, you don’t really see any films based solely on any other holiday. I remember hearing about Hop in 2011, and liked the idea of a movie based on Easter. Nothing exactly clever, but you don’t see it happen all the time. I figure since Easter is almost here thatContinue reading “Hop (2011 Film) Review”
The origin of the Easter Bunny dates back to at least 1682. There was a story that mentioned the tradition of a hare bringing children easter eggs in the Germanic countries.
While Easter is considered a Christian holiday, many of its roots actually came from an old Germanic religion. The name Easter itself comes from the Germanic deity Eostre (also known as Ostara), and people would honor her around April.