…to get a church full of people of all ages cheerfully whistling “Always look on the bright side of life”?
The same thing that gets all the kids excitedly bashing an egg-shaped piñata with a wooden spoon – only to discover has all kinds of things inside (birds, butterflies, flowers, bunnies), except no Easter eggs? Surprise, it’s Easter. Surpise, Easter is God’s joke. (Don’t worry, there was a bountiful basketful of more Easter eggs than everyone could possibly eat to share afterwards.)
And you can read Philo’s Easter reflection behind it all – Love is Risen in Us.