The young man
was at the end of his rope.
Seeing no way out, he dropped to his
knees in prayer.
"Lord, I can't go on," he said.
"I have too heavy a cross to bear."
The Lord replied,
"My son, if you can't bear it's
just place your cross inside this
Then open another door and pick any
cross you wish."
The man was filled with relief.
"Thank you, Lord,"
he sighed, and did as he was told.
As he looked around the room he saw
many different crosses;
some so large the tops were not
Then he spotted a tiny cross leaning
against a far wall.
"I'd like that one, Lord," he
"My son, that's the cross you brought
~ Anon ~