March 2, 2008

BUSY—I’M SO BUSY!!! Lent Devotion #28

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 11:29 “Take My (Jesus’) yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

REFLECTION: Remember the Sabbath? Or are you too busy to note its passing, something easy to do while living in a culture that prizes a business model?

The almost universal greeting, ‘I am so busy,’ is said with no small degree of pride, as if our exhaustion were a trophy and our ability to withstand stress a mark of real character. The busier we are, (more…)

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