... in making firewood

Published on 31 Mar 2017
Stack of old wood with nails in and a hatchet

Trying to find things to do in the rain I started preparing firewood for my stove and this happened...

When we had to demolish a rotten old greenhouse I kept all the wood to use in my stove.  As I struggled to pull out all the nails the builder came over and said "Why bother, the nails will fall out when you burn the wood".  I was busy banging them flat so that I would not be scratched when I remembered the parable of the wheat and the tares...