Entombed

closed tombSometimes, imagining yourself as a seed under the ground, pushing up through the dirt … the act of pushing up through the dirt can seem easy compared to those times in life when you wish your problems were as light as gardening soil.

I recently read that the weight of the stone which covered the entry to Jesus’ tomb weighed somewhere between 1-2 tons.  On the light side, one thousand pounds.

How do you grow your beautiful life with one thousand pounds  of solid rock standing in your way?

You have to know the weight is only of this earth – and you are so much more than earthly.  The tomb could not hold Jesus and, through the power of Christ, the tomb cannot hold you.

Come to me,
all you who are weary and burdened,
and I will give you rest.
 29
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.
 30
For my yoke is easy
and my burden is
light.

Matthew 11:28-30

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