Easter Traditions

Fish, Jamaican Bun & Cheese

Every Easter weekend (Good FridayEaster Monday), our family will usually eat only fried fish, Jamaican Easter bun and canned cheese.

Although you can buy easter bun’s in the store, we love making our own Jamaican easter bun as well. Here is a great local recipe:

Local Secrets

Easter for us means many different things.

It is a time of Lent and fasting… a time of fish, easter bun and cheese… and a time to rejoice and spend time with the family.

Lent

The act of taking away something in our lives as a sacrifice for Jesus crucifixion on our behalf.

Every year, I spend a bit of time thinking about what am I going to take away during Lent… This year, I truly looked at it and wondered why am I taking away? Truly? Why am I not giving instead… why am I not doing more of something? I have grown up my entire life believing Lent is taking away something but I felt that something was missing…

So I prayed and asked God to lead me in the right direction… what my heart was leading me towards was to actually pray more, fast more, meditate and…

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