The way to Calvary was hot, dirty, loud and bloody. Very few images of that cruel trip do a good job depicting it.
None but one, which has become my favorite. Painted by an unknown artist, they depict the wretched fatigue and pain that accompanied Jesus to his execution.
To see the entire set, visit http://members.aol.com/jocatholic/st1to6.htm.
Meanwhile, ponder these lyrics by Hall Johnson from negrospirituals.com:
I think I heard Him say, when He was struggling up the hill
I think I heard Him say, take my mother home
Then I'll die easy, take my mother home
I'll die so easy, take my mother home