Whether you plan to stay at home or hit the road, we hope you are making plans to enjoy a special Easter weekend.
Easter is of course a religious holiday, when Christians observe the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. But its broader implications are embraced by people well beyond the Judeo-Christian tradition.
Easter reminds us of the regenerative power of faith, hope and forgiveness in the face of all odds. It also teaches the lesson of holding onto humility in the face of transient good fortune.
We are, by all prevailing yardsticks, entering a period of good fortune in Southwest Louisiana. So this weekend, whether you observe Easter in church or just casually with family or friends, please consider taking a moment to reflect on those things that really matter.
Good times don't last forever, but faith and forgiveness do. Bad times don't last either, but hope and love are timeless and our constantly-renewed birthright from our Maker.
From all of us at KPLC, we wish you a safe, blessed and Happy Easter filled with hope for the future of the world and the rebirth of our little corner of it, our very own better Southwest Louisiana.
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