SIMON OF CYRENE

Thing is, there is no glory without the cross. Like the popular saying goes, no guts no glory! The Via Dolorosa of destinies is full of tears, sweat and blood just like the path Jesus trod on the way to his ultimate mission. However, as much as the cross is the bridge to the fulfillment […]

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THE THIEF

Their walkway was made up of stars that stretched on far beyond the horizon. Stars that were not just twinkling like diamonds in the sky but at intervals flared golden. Yet they dimmed comparatively to the ones that shined in his wife’s eyes and the ones that exploded in his mind when he kissed her. […]

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THE TRADE

The rope from the gallows bit into the neck of the condemned, tearing through flesh and cutting cartilage. Full of the yeast of death, the face swelled up like blue dough with tongue protruding. Then the twitching stopped. Thrashing, sweating and choking, he woke to discover it had been a nightmare. He should have just […]

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A BEAUTIFUL DESTINY

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the King’s horses and all the King’s men could not put Humpty Dumpty together again…. The night was cold and the silence deafening! Swirling mists billowed and all around as far as the eyes could see, tombstones flourished like stony mushrooms. Stars, […]

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GRACE

UK TODAY The train hurtled away from London Victoria coach station towards East Croydon. Outside, the heavens rained down snow icing and turned the world into a frosty cake. The unfolding vista opened up like beautiful flower petals, ephemeral beauty that was hastily swept away by impatient rushing winds. The young man, head leaning against […]

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METAMORPHOSIS

My legs contracted and relaxed as I ran with breathless gusto. Aided by supple muscles and sinewy ropes charged with life, I was an unshackled wind. My feet thudded along, scattered and flung sand as I ran after my son. Chest heaving with excitement, I caught up with him and we collapsed onto the sandy […]

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BREAD CRUMBS

The port of Tyre was its normal hive of rambunctious activity. Ships offloaded their goods and others loaded their holds with purple garments and lumber to sell in faraway lands. Tyrian shekels exchanged hands as the blue sea oblivious to the frenetic trade all around it bathed itself lazily under the rays of the evening […]

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COSMOPOLITAN SAMARITANS

Out of the five love languages, gifts are way down for me. I am not the kind of dude that would ever rave because a loved one forgot my birthday and gave me nothing. Don’t get me wrong, It’s is not like I hate gifts. I do get the occasional thrill from getting one. A […]

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