Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.
- Ephesians 2: 19-22
Part of my God does ordinary things
I'm not a fan of traditional church; I don't believe dogmatized boredom is the way God prefers to be worshiped, and I was raised in Pentecostal
churches - if you've never been to a Pentecostal service, let's just say it can get exciting when someone gets a fire lit under them.
According to legend, Christ was crucified on a cross made from dogwood. The bracts are said to represent the nails and the stamens the thorns.