The Cross of Nails

Wasting Precious Time

I recently visited a friend in the hospice unit at one of our local hospitals.As I was talking with Bill, a gentleman walked into the room. Bill began to cry and so did the gentleman. The gentleman leaned over the bed to embrace Bill. After a few moments the...

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The Wall

What if you suddenly realized you had built a wall between you and your spouse, or your child, or a neighbour, or a friend? Let me tell you about an experience I had. I built such a wall. Now you may think reading about a wall will not be very interesting, but it...

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Crossing Bridges

Once upon a time two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side by side, sharing machinery, and trading labour and goods as needed without a hitch. Then the long collaboration fell apart. It...

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Court Reconciliation

"Friends,God's been kinda nudging me since early this morning to share something that happened place special, just my tiny Midwestern corner of the world. I hope that it blesses you as it did me, and if it brings a tear at all, I pray that it's a tear...

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Too Late

Last Wednesday morning, I woke up with a slight headache. It was no big deal, and I expected it to go away. It didn't. So around 8:30, I took some medicine. By 9:00, my headache was still there, and actually seemed to be getting worse. Puzzled, I picked up the bottle...

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