My child, rest today!
Always come to Me with your heavy burdens
and I will show you how to truly rest.
Learn my unforced rhythms of grace.
Keep company with Me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.
Spend time at my feet as Mary did
and you will learn that my yoke is easy and my burden light.
Matthew 11:28-30 (NLT) “Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls (minds). For my yoke is easy to bear and the burden I give you is light.”
I had thought I was learning to rest in Him. Yet, as Christmas draws near there is always much to do which takes me away from the source of my strength and joy. God’s way is the better path to take and the unforced rhythms of grace I aspire to learn.