Wonder Of It All!

She saw that the stone had been moved away from the tomb

John 20:1
Acts 10:34,37-43; Psalms 118:1-2,16-17,22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9

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Easter Sunday, A

This Easter morning, millions of baskets were arrayed with the traditional treats of the day. In addition to colored eggs, most certainly there were mounds of jellybeans of every conceivable flavor; hollow chocolate bunnies, patiently perched on beds of plastic grass; and of course, those yellow bundles of goodness — the much beloved, Marshmallow Peep!

Two Emory University scientists, probably inspired by a sugar rush after consuming several of those chewy chicks, recently decided to find out exactly what it was they were eating. So using practically everything short of a nuclear device, the dedicated duo conducted scientific experiments to discover, among other things, just what would dissolve a Peep. What they found was, in their words, “Peeps are some of the sturdiest birds NOT found in creation!” Perhaps alarming for some, the study revealed that neither toxic smoke, liquid nitrogen nor boiling water could break down the squishy birds! And in the incredible but true category, for what reason I’ll never know, two brave…

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