"Those who wear the cross often forget the Christ of the cross"
This is a "Thought of the Week" I saw in my old church's program one Sunday when I was a teenager and it crosses my mind often. I am someone who often has a piece of jewelry on me that represents my faith. If I don't have a cross around my neck, I have on my great-grandmother's ring, which has a cross on it. I don't get to church as often as I used to, so I feel like I need to have a cross near me. It's not a fashion statement, to me, like some folk treat a "Jesus piece." It's just a reminder of my faith.
And right now, I need that reminder more than ever.
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