A Sunrise of Hope on Easter Morning

Years ago, I attended a sunrise Easter service. Now, anyone who knows me knows that I can count on one hand how many sunrises I’ve seen. I am NOT a morning person. So, to actually set an alarm and plan to be up early is a huge ordeal for me.

But I wanted to attend the service, so there I was, up before 6:00 a.m., making my way to a cold, dark beach. It felt like the middle of the night. I was tired and grumpy, and I couldn’t see where I was going. There were little hazards everywhere, like random pieces of driftwood, uneven ground, and loose pebbles.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Easter Sunrise

When I saw that this week’s Daily Post photo challenge was asking us to share our favourite sunrise or sunset photo, I thought for sure I’d be sharing a sunset. I’m not much of a morning person, so I can count on one hand how many times I’ve seen a sunrise.

But all of a sudden I remembered this special photo I have of an Easter sunrise service I attended at Cadboro Bay in Victoria, BC, a few years ago. Read more