Wednesday in the Octave of Easter
Do I feel this joy so deeply each year?
I know how solemn this season is
and yet I am overcome by sheer delight.
I celebrate this joyful time of remembering
how I am brought to new life
by the sacrifice your son made for me.
Help me to remember the invitation you extend
for me to rise to new life in you.
May the Lord bless us,
protect us from all evil
and bring us to everlasting life.