Old Jerusalem hums with all the history and possessive passion of three religions vying for a sliver of real estate in this holy place. That passion reached frenzy inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site venerated as Calvary (Golgotha) where Jesus was crucified.
I promised you the fourteen stations of the cross. The nature of walking the Via Dolorosa is both private and public, personal and undeniably universal for the faithful. I can’t speak for all who come, but my experience was moving, humbling, challenging, and at times frightening; which pretty much sums up my walk with my God for the last sixty-some years.