The Cross of Nails

The Mosaic

Isaiah 61:3 "And provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.  They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of...

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He’s My Brother

Like the Christmas before, we didn't send Christmas cards; we called my family in Canada. Ginny and I talked to my mom. We spoke to my uncles and aunts. I haven't seen any of them in seven years and Ginny hasn't met them yet at all, but she knows they are family and...

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Real Reconciliators

2 Corinthians 5:20 We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God. (NIV)I used to hate a guy called Graeme who lived about 500 yards from my home. I don’t what started the...

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Let go and Let God!

This story is tough to write about. It is personal. My mother and my aunt are at the core of this. However, at this time of the year, a story of forgiveness and reconciliation is of most importance.My mother and my favorite aunt (like a mother to me) had a...

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The Auction

It was a nice day as I drove through South Carolina. Being hungry, I stopped at a McDonalds and ordered a breakfast meal. As I had driven almost thirty hours I decided to stay over for a few days and rest. After eating, I checked into a local motel, bathed, went to...

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