All who are led by God’s Spirit are God’s sons and daughters. 15 You didn’t receive a spirit of slavery to lead you back again into fear, but you received a Spirit that shows you are adopted as his children. With this Spirit, we cry, “ Abba, Father. ” 16 The same Spirit agrees with our spirit, that we are God’s children. 17 But if we are children, we are also heirs. We are God’s heirs and fellow heirs with Christ, if we really suffer with him so that we can also be glorified with him.
Nearing its 70th year in publication, the compilation of prose and poetry continues its legacy of inspiration and comfort for readers. The Easter issue, always a reminder of the true heart of the holiday, includes heartwarming text selected with care, alongside beautiful, full-color photographs and fine art reproductions. Beloved writer Pamela Kennedy shares holiday memories and family traditions; poet Eileen Spinelli taps into the charm of the season; and the original Easter story is told through Bible passages accompanied by fine art. Kennedy also explores the history of the classic hymn, 'Christ the Lord Is Risen Today,' which is presented alongside sheet music and the song's lyrics. Family Recipes, a reader favorite, features Easter-appropriate recipes to prepare and share.
Ideals, a part of family holidays for nearly seven decades, brings to mind -- and brings to life -- an Easter full of warmth, hope, and love.