Come to him…

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Mt. 11:28-30)

In stark contrast to my last article, indeed, there is a place for work, for service, for ministry… However, like my closing remark, we can become like Martha, so focused on the task at hand that we forget to come to the feet of Jesus, as does Mary. As such, those like “Martha” can, and most likely do, become weary and burdened. Yet, as Jesus reminded Martha, he does so here in Matthew, “Come to him and find rest.”

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Getting through each day…

It’s been just over two months now since dad passed away. For the most part, life seems as though it’s back to normal…almost. As the eldest son in the family, there has been an underlying current which has distinctly changed my personality. Mostly obvious to me, I’ve been more stressed, more angry, less patient… there’s probably other issues which I don’t even notice. It’s somewhat frustrating, that’s not the person I want to be, period.

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