Build Your House on a Solid Foundation ~ Happy Easter

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Easter BunnyI wanted to wish all those who read my little ponderings a very Happy Easter. Whether you are of faith and this is the day remembering the risen Christ or you just enjoy this time of year as a part of the world turning toward spring, I wish you well in having a nice celebration.

Whatever your beliefs, I think Easter teaches us many things about life. There are mysteries in life which we cannot explain. There are revelations that occur to us that surprise us. We are asked to believe sometimes without proof. There are great joys given to us if we only open our hearts to them. Simple acts of love and kindness can make a dreary day shine brightly. There are messages of hope and to fear not out there, if you will only listen to them. The storms of life cannot wash us away if we build our house on a foundation of rock.

If transported back to that first Easter Sunday I think it would give me chills. Conquering death. Feeling the pain of seeing someone die to seeing them alive again. It's like dead winter plants coming back in the spring full of color and alive again.

                                              And now "knowing" there is more to the story. 


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Mark Hawley
Keller Williams Realty - Indio, CA

Happy Easter, Gary.

God Bless you and your family on this special day.

Mar 21, 2008 12:37 PM #1
Shane Smith
Remax/ Olson - Chatsworth, CA

Happy Easter, one of my favorite holidays

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Easter holiday, is a celebration of the resurrection of Christ!
Jesus Christ, The Son of God, bled and died for us in a sacrifice.

This Spring day's celebrated, generally in the month of April.
All of the bright and pretty colors, of the Easter outfits with frills.

Women and children will wear their Easter bonnets.
In the Spring, you'll hear the various musical sonnets.

April will bring many rain showers.
That'll bring us various beautiful flowers.

One special flower for this day is the Easter Lily.
It's color is white, and yet snowy & milky.

The birds will sing their songs of praise.
As we begin to feel the warmth of the sun's rays.

As we say "Goodbye" to the winter's gloom,
The flowers and trees have already begun to bloom.

All of life's beauty, The Lord created, for us all to share.
Spring breezes begin to flow, sending fragrances through the air.

The winter's thawing will let the rivers, lakes, and streams rise and flow.
The beauty of the Earth will make us all feel aglow!

Farmers and gardeners will start to hoe.
And then they'll begin to sow.

On Sundays, we'll hear the various church bells ring.
Let's be grateful for the LORD, let's rejoice and sing.

If it wasn't for the Lord, we wouldn't have anything!

Mar 21, 2008 12:43 PM #2
Leesa Finley
RED Properties - Wake Forest, NC
RED Properties - Raleigh NC Real Estate
Thanks, Gary for the very heartfelt wishes!  After a very long day it was perfect to come home and find your post!  I wish you and yours, as well, a very Happy Easter!
Mar 21, 2008 12:52 PM #3
Julie Neerings~Lifting Hearts ♥ Building Dreams~
Agent Referral - Salt Lake City, UT
Happy Easter and Happy Spring Gary! I hope your weekend and the months ahead bring you so much sunshine, love and laughter. 
Mar 21, 2008 02:08 PM #4
Virginia Hepp - Mesquite NV REALTOR
Desert Gold Realty - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale - Mesquite, NV
Mesquite NV Homes and Neighborhoods - Search MLS
Happy Easter to you, Gary!  This is my first year without a kid at home, so I am giving an Easter basket to one of my clients who is alone here.
Mar 21, 2008 04:01 PM #5
Charles McDonald
Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner

It is really a great time of year! Happy Easter!

Your Friend in Charlottesville Virginia!

Mar 22, 2008 01:07 AM #6
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Mark: Happy Easter to you and yours.

Shane: Thanks for the beautiful passage. Very, very nice!

Leesa: We are all in this together I say, and I read many posts too (like yours) that lift me after a long day.

Julie: You are always Mrs. Sunshine to me. It's that beautiful heart you've been blessed with. Happy Easter.

Virginia: You have such a good heart to give an Easter basket to someone who I know will appreciate it. Be on guard for that big smile you will receive back. I wish I could be there to see it.

Charles: Happy Easter Charles. I love your tag line. Those Charlottesville folks are downright friendly!! : )

Mar 22, 2008 04:59 AM #7
Missy Caulk
Missy Caulk TEAM - Ann Arbor, MI
Savvy Realtor - Ann Arbor Real Estate
HAPPY RESURRECTION DAY, GARY.  Guess you know how I celebrate.
Mar 22, 2008 12:17 PM #8
Don Wixom
RE/MAX Executives Nampa, ID - Nampa, ID
"Looking out for your next move..."tm
Thank you Gary!  I'm looking forward to the... rest of the story some day!  See you there!
Mar 22, 2008 04:40 PM #9
Alexander Harb
Knights Investing - Mesquite, TX
Dallas, Texas Real Estate Investing

Jesus' death and ressurection is a slap in Lucifers face......

The poor angel...... all he has NOW to look forward
to is eternal punishment...


Mar 22, 2008 04:58 PM #10

Happy Easter, Gary,

Thank you for your beautiful post on this miraculous day!

Mar 22, 2008 05:25 PM #11
Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman
Liberty Homes - Mililani, HI
Have a beautiful Easter day Gary.... I think for me it is a sign of a beautiful spring day with family. :)
Mar 22, 2008 05:37 PM #12
Gary J. Rocks
Juba Team Realty - Jefferson Township, NJ


Nice post has some deep meaning, Happy Easter to you and all your loved ones.

Mar 23, 2008 04:32 AM #13
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
Missy, Don, Alexander, One other, Sally, Gary: Hope all your Easter celebrations are GREAT!!
Mar 23, 2008 04:37 AM #14
Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro

 Gary, Thank God for our risen savior!  As my husband had to work today and our children are off seeing the world I have had a very reflective Easter.  Amazingly one of the most spiritual Easter's that I have ever had. 

I have spent lots of the day studying his word.  I have to wonder would I be one of those people that were yelling Hosanna in the highest and then a day later crucify him.  Thank God that we are on the other side of the cross and he paid for our sins once and for all; so I can just let that one go.

My angel cloud picture was taken last summer in Galveston.  I just thought it looked like she was pouring down from heaven.

I hope you are having a wonderful Easter!

Mar 23, 2008 07:18 AM #15
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
Marchel: Glad to hear you had a special Easter on your own and it was spiritual for you. The truth shall set you free you know. What an awesome angel cloud picture. It's amazing how nature forms those things. I've had a great Easter. Take it one day at a time always and see what surprises are in store for you. I'm glad you are out there with your wise thoughts for all of us from the lovely town of Spring.
Mar 23, 2008 11:20 AM #16
Arina Hanciulescu
RealtyPros - Las Vegas, NV

Gary, I hope you forgive me for all the time passed without to keep in touch with you. But great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.



The Easter is gone but let me send you my warm thought and wishes: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth.

Your Friend,


Mar 25, 2008 04:13 PM #17
Linda Scanlan
A Fan of AR - Burleson, TX
Gary, I don't know how I missed this one...I hope it's not too late to say "Happy Easter" to you and your family. I love's the hope of eternity with the One who was willing to die for us. Have a wonderful rest of the week!
Mar 25, 2008 05:51 PM #18
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Arina: Thank you for your bunny and your words. You are one of those special ones in the world and to all of us in the Rain.

Linda: Hope you too had a Happy Easter. Thanks for stopping by.

Mar 26, 2008 04:30 AM #19
Kathy Clulow
RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage - Uxbridge, ON
Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results

Gary - A Time Of Rest - A Time For Reflection

May you and your family enjoy all the promises that Easter brings

Apr 23, 2011 04:34 PM #20
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