tired

I’m in the middle of working with the text for Sunday, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30.  The end of that passage contains some of my favorite words from Jesus.

“Come to me, all you that are weary and heavy laden, and I will give 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.”

Willie Nelson’s song “Tired” came to mind.  This is what I’m listening to as I get ready for Sunday:

I think these folks and all of us who feel like this some days are exactly who Jesus was talking to.

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