Easter is the preeminent miracle of the Christian faith. But how do you feel now that it’s over? Lent and holy week are a tremendous build-up, and it can be easy for our spirits to slumber afterwards. It is as if all the energy of the church liturgical cycle results in emotional and spiritual exhaustion. You can hear virtual echoes from some folks who drift away, saying to themselves that “I’ve done my duty, gone to church on Easter, and now leave me alone.” This stinging reality emphasizes the statistical pattern of many American’s church attendance. To counter any creeping cynicism, we might challenge ourselves andRead More →