Many people around the world celebrate the anniversary of the Lord's death on the Friday before Easter Sunday. This day is known as Good Friday. Services are often held in the afternoon, usually around noon, or midday. In America people put on plays and in some countries there are big parades with a lot of pageantry. There is a delightful custom in Bermuda where handmade kites are flown on Good Friday to symbolize the Lord's death, His resurrection and the day He was caught up into heaven.
In some countries, such as Belgium and Mexico, places of worship are draped in black on Good Friday. The day is solemn and a general air of sadness is felt in many towns and villages. Some people in Poland fast on dry bread and roasted potatoes. In many countries, including Poland and America, exquisite egg decorating is a part of Easter preparations. I think I like that part of preparing for Easter Sunday best.
Have a wonderful day and happy Postcard Friendship Friday.
* LINKING UP: You put your link in any time between now and next Thursday. PFF is open for the entire week!
* BADGE: When you submit a postcard, be sure to put a link back to this page. You can copy and paste the PFF badge, which has the link embedded. Thank you!
* THEMES: You don't have to stick to the theme I choose each Friday. Just put up the postcards you love and tell us why you like them.
* REMINDER: Comments and links which contain advertising and do not refer to any of the following; Postcard Friendship Friday, mailboxes, the Post office, postcards, or the love of postcards, will be deleted.