So! I received my daily email today from (in)courage (http://www.incourage.me/), and I was totally moved. The post came from the site Speaking of Truth (http://www.speakingoftruth.com/) and was written by Sarah Nutter. I so enjoyed the post that I emailed her to see if it would be okay if I posted it here and she agreed! Please take a look at it and continue reading over on her site.
The Real Reason He Suffered
I used a tissue to wipe up the blood that trickled down my left index finger. Always the clumsy one, I hadn’t been holding the crown of thorns carefully enough.
And all it took was one measly thorn prick to get me in tears.
This Good Friday prayer walk I was in charge of for our church wasn’t supposed to affect me like this. It’s just that that prick hurt a lot.
Because it was only one thorn. One out of, like, a hundred. One condemning thorn that confirmed what I’d spent my whole life denying:
That if it had been me…
Read the rest here: The Real Reason He SufferedSpeaking of Truth.