Friday, March 29, 2013
I know...I'm posting this video again. But I couldn't help it because today is Good Friday...the anniversary of the day our Savior was crucified.
I have pondered the events of that day and the message from Elder Wirthin in this video. It truly was one of, if not the, darkest day in the history of the world. In fact, the whole earth mourned the loss of it's Savior. I can't help but think about how often we have to go through dark times. I have had days since Joshua has passed that have felt dark...just sad and missing him so much I thought my heart was going to burst. I am definitely living out a time in my life that I would consider one of my "Fridays".
I can't help but think of Mary (the Mother of Jesus). Oh, how I think about her and wish I could have given her a big hug on that Friday. Sure, she probably had been taught it would happen. Sure, she probably had a testimony of the Savior's role in the Plan of Salvation. But she had lost her son in a brutal and awful way...and it just hurts a lot.
But Easter Sunday came! I can only imagine Mary's emotions took a complete 180 when she found out about Christ's resurrection. Jesus Christ broke the bands of death...but for her, she had her son back.
Yes...I may be living in a time of my life that I would consider a "Friday". But all I can do to stay above the turmoil in my heart is to ponder and have faith that Sunday will indeed come. I will, just like Mary, be able to embrace my little boy again. I will, because of my Savior, have my whole family together someday.
Good Friday was a day of darkness...the darkest of all days. But it was proceeded by the most glorious just a few days later. May we all enjoy pondering the blessed events of that marvelous weekend.
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