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The Cross Way

The cross. An implement of death to the malefactor; an artifact of jewelry worn about the neck of so

many of present-day society, be they saint or sinner, darling or devil. The cross. An enigma in any man’s world

for it’s original intention only spoke of death … a slow and painful death by execution. This it did and

continued to do as long as it was permitted to remain what it had been originally―a cross. Its power departed

when it was changed from a thing of death to a thing of beauty. When men made it a symbol, hung it around

their necks as an ornament, or made its outline before their faces as a magic sign to ward off evil, then it became

at best a weak emblem, at worst a positive fetish. As such it is revered today by millions who know absolutely