It’s Good Friday. Having grown up Catholic with 13 years of parochial school under my belt, I know how to have a good Good Friday. Customs include:
- Fasting for the day
- Adoration of the Cross
- Worldwide silence at 3 PM (the noted time of death of Jesus)
As I have done for many of the past 40+ years, I will observe each.
This may be difficult as we are on Spring Break. However, we are doing our best to keep the holy in Holy Week.
My son (right) is in Florida. (Though some of have been called to be fishers of men, he is a fisher of fish.)
Normally a Holy Thursday tradition, My girls got their
feet washed toes painted before we left for the Outer Banks of North Carolina (a heavenly and spiritual place) on Tuesday:
I held a beautiful baby boy – a joy Mary shares.
My daughter worked with clay and remembered an angel:
There she is in white:
I have not yet mentioned yoga or running. I have done each many, many times this Holy Week. With it, everything, including Good Friday went from Good to Great. Always does.
How’s your week been?