Happy Exaltation of the Cross Day!

Today is the day in which a sub­set of Chris­tians cel­e­brate one of the Feasts of the Cross, specif­i­cal­ly the Exal­ta­tion of the Cross or, as you may know it, the Feast of the Glo­ri­ous Cross. 

What that means is that today is the anniver­sary of when the “true cross” — the cross upon which Jesus was said to have been cru­ci­fied — was pre­sent­ed to the pub­lic at the Church of the Holy Sepul­chre in 335 CE.

Those events are the stuff of myth and leg­end, of course, but the feast calls to mind some­thing which seems intrin­sic in all of us: An enjoy­ment of fic­tions such that we cel­e­brate even the props thereof.

Me? I love Star Trek stuff — col­lectibles of all sorts, which you can get a very small taste of in the video above. What fic­tions excite you? How can your favorite fic­tions inspire you to be a bet­ter per­son? Or do they?

Fea­tured image: source, license

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