For someone who now bears the cross of health uncertainty and fear that comes with it. Just as you took up your cross, Lord, he has taken up his. He prays for strength of spirit to pick himself up should he fall along the way. (Words, photo by Joe Barkovich)
(A former city editor and reporter, Joe Barkovich lives in his hometown of Welland, Ontario, Canada’s Rose City. Morning Offering is a recurring feature on the blog, posting by 8 a.m.
Art in this photo: Second Station of the Cross, St. Kevin Roman Catholic Church: Jesus Takes Up His Cross.)