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Rev. Lizzie Robbins Easter Reflection at Our Little Roses

As we approach Easter, it is essential to reflect on women’s central role in the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Rev. Lizzie Robbins recently shared her thoughts on this topic, highlighting the double standard that has historically been placed on women and the significance of female disciples in Jesus’ ministry.

One of the most notable examples of the double standard can be seen in how Mary Magdalene has been portrayed throughout history. Despite being one of the most important figures in the Bible, she has often been reduced to a mere prostitute or sinful woman. In reality, Mary Magdalene was a loyal follower of Jesus and played a crucial role in the events leading up to and following his crucifixion.

In addition to Mary Magdalene, many other female disciples accompanied Jesus during his ministry. Galilean women were present during his teachings and miracles and supported him and his disciples in their daily lives. This demonstrates the importance of women in both the spiritual and practical aspects of Jesus’ mission.

Rev. Robbins also emphasized the significance of the resurrection to women. The fact that Jesus appeared to Mary Magdalene first after his resurrection clearly indicates the vital role that women played in his life and ministry. This event highlights that Jesus valued and respected women, despite the societal norms of the time.

As we celebrate Easter, it is essential to remember the contributions of women in Jesus’ life and ministry. By recognizing the double standard placed on women and acknowledging their central role in the events of the Bible, we can gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the message that Jesus sought to convey. Let us honor the women who played an integral part in the story of our faith.

Rev. Lizzie Robbins Easter Reflection

 What Easter Means To Our Little Roses

For the girls and women at Our Little Roses, Easter holds a special place in their hearts and minds. As a Christian community, they understand the significance of this holiday as a celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection and the hope it brings for eternal life.

At the Easter message’s core is the sacrifice Jesus made for humanity through his death on the cross. This act of love and selflessness resonates deeply with the girls and women at Our Little Roses, many of whom have experienced their own hardships and struggles in life. The idea that someone would willingly give up their life for the sake of others is a powerful message of hope and redemption.

In addition to the message of sacrifice, Easter represents a new beginning and the promise of eternal life. This is particularly meaningful for the girls and women at Our Little Roses, as many of them have experienced trauma, abuse, and neglect. The idea that there is hope for a brighter future and the possibility of a life beyond this one is a source of comfort and inspiration.

Easter is also a time of reflection and renewal. As the girls and women at Our Little Roses contemplate the meaning of this holiday, they are reminded of the importance of forgiveness and the need to let go of grudges and resentments. This is particularly challenging for those who have experienced trauma, but the Easter message of redemption and new life provides a framework for healing and moving forward.

For the girls and women at Our Little Roses, Easter also represents an opportunity to step into leadership roles within their community. As they participate in Easter services and celebrations, they are encouraged to share their own stories and experiences with others. This allows them to use their voices and experiences to positively impact the world and help others who may be struggling.

Easter is a time of hope, renewal, and reflection for the girls and women at Our Little Roses. Through the celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection, they are reminded of the importance of sacrifice, forgiveness, and the promise of eternal life. They are inspired to take on leadership roles within their community and use their experiences to impact the world positively. As they continue their journey of healing and growth, the Easter message provides strength and inspiration for the girls and women at Our Little Roses.

Easter reflections

Happy Easter From Our Little Roses

We want to take a moment to bid farewell to Rev. Lizzie Robbins, who has been an integral part of our community here at Our Little Roses. Rev. Robbins has played a crucial role in helping us understand the significance of Easter and the role that women played in Jesus’ life and ministry. Her passion has been a source of inspiration for us all.

As Rev. Robbins moves on to her next chapter, we are left with a renewed sense of purpose and a commitment to the values she has instilled in us. We are reminded of the importance of standing up for what is right and using our voices to advocate for those who are marginalized and oppressed.

We invite you to join us in this mission by donating to Our Little Roses for Lent. Your support can help us break the cycle of poverty and violence that many women in Honduras face on a daily basis. By investing in the education and empowerment of young girls, we can create a brighter future for all.

At Our Little Roses, we believe every child deserves a chance to succeed, regardless of their circumstances. With your help, we can continue providing a safe and nurturing environment where young girls can thrive and become community leaders.

Thank you for your support and for joining us in this important work. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.