Poor Joseph. Even the Gospel writers all but left him out of the story. Mary gets demigod status while Joseph slips unobtrusively out of the pages of history. Jesus barely mentions him. But I’ve always wondered about the relationship between the humble carpenter and his extraordinary son.
Textbox: Sometimes I want to tell you I’m your father
A teen Jesus is lecturing a group of religious elders - he has their rapt attention. Joseph and Mary look in through the doorway.
Textbox: even though I’m not.
Jesus hands out loaves and fishes to the grateful masses. Joseph looks on wistfully from a distance.
Textbox: Just so I can have something to be proud of.