|Traditional Polish Easter Basket|
Easter us such a religious holiday- Celebrating the risen Christ... But don't think about it too much... What does Jesus have to do with Dying eggs, eating chocolate bunnies, or putting Peeps in the microwave? For me, the spirit of Easter comes in the re-birth of our spirits. It comes with spring and the awakening of the earth. When I make Pysanky, I enjoy the meditative centering it brings me. The scent of the melted bee's wax, the candles, the warm eggs, the colors. It's really a delightfully centering practice...
Part of what draws me being a "Celebration Specialist" is a love of tradition. I love marking the passage of the year with celebration. Next week, I hope to dance around a May Pole.
So here are some pictures of my Polish Easter Basket that we'll take to St Maria Goretti to be blessed by a generous priest tomorrow.