“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”
The rest that Jesus offers has its origins in Sabbath, the seventh day on which God rests and enjoys all that has unfolded in the six days of creation. Sabbath and rest are a pause to appreciate all that is, to appreciate the living God in our evolving world. Rest is willingness to relax in the mystery of God as a swimmer floats in the bouyancy of water. Rest is stopping to let indescribable beauty soak in. Rest frees the imagination to sight heaven’s edge on the horizon. Rest is existing in right relationship with all that us, acknowledging ourselves and all that is as gift, welcoming and blessing even the least among us.
Where do you find rest and experience the mystery of God?
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