Showing posts from April 12, 2009

Meaning of Life

I hate a sentence that begins with "what if". Really. There is enough stuff in the world that I know I don't know, I really don't need to imagine what else there might be that I don't know. There are, however, some things I do know, and here's one. (click on "one")


This beautiful spring morning I lingered over my coffee while watching a tiny bunny eat my grass.........for 7.5 seconds. Then I switched on my trusty Palm Treo (I love my phone, but that's another post) and my heartbeat shot up when I saw today's to-do list. Bye bye, bunny.

Top of the list this week is the deadline for my contribution to our annual women's retreat. Thirty items later is the bottom of the list so I vaulted into action. In almost every room in my house is a copy of "My Utmost for His Highest" so in an effort to keep my head from exploding before 9:00 a.m., I picked it up to read. I think you'll appreciate the irony. Especially since the retreat I'm frantically working on is based on Matthew 11-"Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden...."

Cast your burden on the Lord . . . —Psalm 55:22
We must recognize the difference between burdens that are right for us to bear and burdens that are wrong. We should never bear the b…