stones that stumble,
thorns in their side,
the winds of opposition in their face,
mirey clay clogging their stride,
thieves around every bend.
Our shoulders, heart and faith can stoop beneath our burden.
Remember all the verses about picking up your cross?
Remember that youthful zeal where you vowed to be worthy
Sometimes our grief keeps us from seeing the Lord’s provision.
a phone call…
a shared tear…
as they shoulder part of the burden of our cross.
carry the cross for His Son,
so He is calling others to help carry your cross.
Can you feel His lovingkindness through others?
And when you’re strengthened from your trial
and standing in the surging crowd,
listen for your name.
He’ll call you.
He’ll use you.
He knows you understand
about carrying a cross.