On The Holy Spirit, Yeshua, and Bunnies…

I have spent about two hours studying ancient religions and magikal texts so that I would write this extensive essay on Easter.  The truth of the matter is that I can’t really tie plagues, crucifixions, and fertility rites into a happy tail that ends with Girl2 sitting adorably in the Easter Bunny’s lap.  I just know that everywhere I look there are brightly colored decorations and children running around in chiffon clothing smeared in chocolate.  Whose idea was it to have a holiday that combined children, candy, and expensive clothes.  I guess the plus side is that I get the left over candy.  IF I WEREN’T STILL DIETING!!!*

Last night’s EDM challenge was to draw an apple.  Wouldn’t you know I just ate the last one.  We went to the grocery store yesterday, but we didn’t get any apples.  I had a jar of applesauce I could have drawn.  At 2am, I considered going back to Wal*Mart to draw an apple there.  Of course, it had started raining so I decided not to get out on the bike.  So, once again, I bring you and EDM from a Wet Canvas photo reference.  If you’re not familiar with Wet Canvas, and you’re into art, you really should head over there and see what they have to offer.  It’s a truly great resource.

EDM
EDM 90: Draw an apple

*I have lost 48 lbs since December 28th.

0 thoughts on “On The Holy Spirit, Yeshua, and Bunnies…

  1. 48 pounds! Great job! Keep going! Glad you can stay away from the Easter junk. My job too! Easter bunnies and eggs – the only connection I can make is with the beginning of spring, new life (eggs and bunnies), and they are both far more child-friendly than the real reason. Kind of a distraction I would say, until they can understand the real meaning. And good job on that apple!

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