The Sorrowful Mother’s Encouragement

While young athletes compete in a race, the mothers cheer them on.  “Keep going! Keep going!” When Jesus was carrying his cross, his mother was along the route, carrying her own cross of maternal sorrow. Like any mother, she would have wished the pain for herself rather than upon her son. When Jesus and his mother met on that excruciating journey to Calvary, did Mary bravely advise “Keep going, son”?

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  1. Catherine (Cathy) Schneider on September 15, 2023 at 7:28 am

    Brought tears to my eyes. Thank you