I know you said to take up my cross and follow you,
I don’t want this cross.
It’s heavy and the splinters are digging into my shoulders.
over there –
her cross looks MUCH lighter than mine!
What’s it made of?
Looks like plastic to me.
Can I have a plastic cross too, Lord?
One that’s easier to carry and doesn’t dig into my flesh so much.
One that doesn’t make me stumble and trip and
call out to you for help so much