Friday, October 30, 2020

Celebrate Easter the safe way

With the Easter weekend upon us, many people are packing their bags to enjoy a well-deserved break. The first quarter of the year is over and winter is knocking on our doors; perhaps it is time to take stock of what the year has brought so far.

But what is Easter? Easter is an important holy day in the Christian faith. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the central event in Christianity. To Christians, the resurrection backs up Jesus’ claim that He had the authority to die for the sins of the world and the power to come back to life again. It also gives hope to Christians that they too will experience a resurrected life in heaven.

The three important days are Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. The Festival has two facets when it comes to celebrating it, mainly the religious part and the Feasting part. Spending time and serving those we love is the spirit of Easter for God is love. Easter is a good time to spend with loved ones or to visit your family back home that you might have last visited months ago.

First and foremost, make sure you inform your neighbours about your departure. This will allow them to keep an eye on your belongings and any weird happenings that may occur during your absence. It is important not to drink and drive when you travel to your holiday destinations because your safety takes precedence above all else. Many lives have been lost due to accidents and crime that occurs during Easter holidays.

But, let’s try to look on the bright side, if you are travelling to a holiday destination or to visit friends and family, please drive carefully. The most important thing about spending a holiday is to have fun and enjoy yourself, if you are lost on how to celebrate Easter this year, here is a tip; you can attend Church and celebrate the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

If you are not a crowd person, try staying and watching videos at home on how Jesus was crucified and rose from the dead. Visiting old friends can also help you enjoy your holidays or simply going for movies at the cinema with a loved one. All in all have a happy and festive Easter. Have a blessed holiday Botswana; take care of yourself and one another.

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