There has been one buddy that Selena has had since her very first Easter, Hoppy is his name, and that is the most fitting name since after all he is a bunny. He has been at her side every night when she has gone to bed, through all the new and scary experiences that she has had to face, and sometimes he suddenly appears out of no where in our school, you know he has to learn too.
Hoppy has traveled with Selena near and far, every car ride we have ever taken, Hoppy has been our precious little traveler. He gives Selena so much love and a sense of security to get her through anything.
Hoppy has been at Selena’s side through bad hair days and loving cuddly times.
We’ve wrote stories about Hoppy as well as taught him about geography. Hoppy is truly a big part of our family.
As you can see Hoppy is a very cute now very old bunny but he has not lost his place in our home. I turn often to discover this bunny watching me as I cook, clean, or hiding in a blanket I pick up. Believe me we have had several times of “Where is Hoppy?” You know bunnies like to hide!
With Easter coming this next Sunday, and I know children are talking about the Easter Bunny coming, I truly wanted to share the Real Easter Bunny with all of you, no not hoppy though he does fit the description very well, but the following Real Easter Bunny:
A Real Easter Bunny:
- Has big ears that are quick to listen (James 1:19)
- Is white as snow because Jesus takes all sin away (Isaiah 1:18)
- Has big eyes to look carefully and choose what is good (1 Thessalonians 5:21)
- Has no voice for complaining or arguing (Phil 2:13)
- Is gentle, kind-hearted and forgiving (Ephesians 4:32)
- Reveals hidden things to little children (Matthew 11:25)
- Has quick feet to go tell others Jesus’ teachings (Mathew 28:18-20)
Enjoy this special week and all the excitement of Easter, but I pray you all remember the real reason for Easter, and teach about the Real Easter Bunny. Though the children’s version of the Easter Bunny is just as fun and truly when we think of it he even matches the Real Easter Bunny pretty well.