carry (one's) cross

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carry (one's) cross

To handle a difficult responsibility or burden on one's own. It's not an ideal situation, but we all have to carry our crosses.
See also: carry, cross
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When Jesus asks you to carry his Cross, he himself carries the heavier end.
Simon of Cyrene and the Legend of the Easter Egg is a children's picturebook about Simon of Cyrene, a figure in the New Testament who helped Jesus Christ carry his cross, and whose life changed forever after he met Jesus face-to-face.
The walk represents how Jesus was forced to carry his cross through the streets of Jerusalem before his crucifixion at Calvary outside the city walls.
The fundraising effort has been dubbed the Rufus Project, after the man who helped Jesus carry his cross.
This represented how Jesus was forced to carry his cross through the streets of Jerusalem before his execution at Calvary outside the city walls.