The curse of thorns and the crown of thorns

In the desert, cacti and thorn bushes mean business. Often, there are impenetrable thickets of rough bushes with spiky thorns that hurt even if you catch a glancing blow. Some cacti don't even wait for a glancing blow but eject their little hairs to hurl at you as the wind of your passage awakens them. …

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Prickles and briers and thorns, oh my!

Won't it be a beautiful day when there is nothing on earth or heaven to hurt us? From satan himself destroying people's souls, down to the smallest thorn, nothing will pain us anymore. Remember, thorns were not part of the original creation. They appeared after the Fall when God cursed the ground.cursed is the ground …

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