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    Emily Belle Freeman

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Celebrating a Christ-Centered Easter: Seven Traditions to Lead Us Closer to the Savior

by: Emily Belle Freeman

One of the few titles for adults on the Easter holiday, this beautiful gift book tells the story of Jesus from Crucifixion to Resurrection in short chapters, illustrated with line art, told in the first-person narrative of seven disciples. Each section offers the author’s commentary on the lessons learned from each disciple and suggests simple traditions to follow to remember how implementing the teachings of the Easter holiday can vastly enrich your life today.

Excerpt:

“Perhaps as you feel Easter approaching you find yourself wishing you could do things differently. Maybe you hope to find a way to prepare more fully for the sacred celebration ahead. Recently, I was talking with a friend about her traditions and worship services surrounding this holiday. She referred to Easter as her “high holiday.” I pondered her sentiment and knew I wanted Easter to become a high holiday in my life and in my home. I was reminded that Jewish tradition sets aside a certain number of days each year for celebrating. They refer to these days as “High Holidays” or “High Holy Days.” In Hebrew the term is Yamim Noraim, which means “Days of Awe.” That is my heart’s desire: I want the days surrounding Easter to become days of awe–high holy days.Most Easter books center on events, on what happened each day of the last week of the Savior’s life. This book focuses on the people who were closest to the Savior and spent precious time with Him during the last weeks of His mortal ministry. Instead of events, this book is driven by experiences–one-on-one, personal experiences with Jesus Christ.”


Meet the Author
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EMILY BELLE FREEMAN is a coach’s wife, a mother to four children and a few others who have found refuge in her home, author of several bestselling books, and sought-after inspirational speaker. Her days are spent watching over teenagers, her flock of pampered chickens, and a rabbit that she adores. She finds great joy in studying the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Her deep love of the scriptures comes from a desire to find their application in everyday life. For a few minutes every day Emily forgets about the laundry, leaves the dishes in the sink, and writes. She coauthors a blog that is a stopping place for hearts seeking all that is good.
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One of the few titles for adults on the Easter holiday, this beautiful gift book tells the story of Jesus from Crucifixion to Resurrection in short chapters, illustrated with line art, told in the first-person narrative of seven disciples. Each section offers the author’s commentary on the lessons learned from each disciple and suggests simple traditions to follow to remember how implementing the teachings of the Easter holiday can vastly enrich your life today.

Excerpt:

“Perhaps as you feel Easter approaching you find yourself wishing you could do things differently. Maybe you hope to find a way to prepare more fully for the sacred celebration ahead. Recently, I was talking with a friend about her traditions and worship services surrounding this holiday. She referred to Easter as her “high holiday.” I pondered her sentiment and knew I wanted Easter to become a high holiday in my life and in my home. I was reminded that Jewish tradition sets aside a certain number of days each year for celebrating. They refer to these days as “High Holidays” or “High Holy Days.” In Hebrew the term is Yamim Noraim, which means “Days of Awe.” That is my heart’s desire: I want the days surrounding Easter to become days of awe–high holy days.Most Easter books center on events, on what happened each day of the last week of the Savior’s life. This book focuses on the people who were closest to the Savior and spent precious time with Him during the last weeks of His mortal ministry. Instead of events, this book is driven by experiences–one-on-one, personal experiences with Jesus Christ.”

“Celebrating a Christ-Centered Easter: Seven Traditions to Lead Us Closer to the Savior”

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