Saturday 2020: there is a time

We read, there is a time to live
and a time to die; we thought
we get to choose, but even
Saturday dawns bright yellow
with birdsong; it stretches into
Easter churches, silencing
their pews, emptying the
air of alleluias


Trump said Easter is a “very special day for me.” “Wouldn’t it be great to have all of the churches full? You know the churches aren’t allowed, essentially, to have much of a congregation there,” Trump said. “You’ll have packed churches all over our country. I think it would be a beautiful time.” He added, “I’m not sure that’s going to be the day, but I would love to aim it right at Easter.” – Business Insider, March 24, 2020

For this is the reason the gospel was proclaimed even to the dead … (1 Peter 4:6)

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing , and Whom Shall I Fear? Urgent Questions for Christians in an Age of Violence, both from Upper Room Books. She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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