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How is it with your soul?

Words for Thought:

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, 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.”


In times of weakness and hour of need, yours is the strength by which we

carry on, the shoulder we rest our head upon. When our load is heavy and too much to bear, yours are the arms

stretched out to help us, the grace that we depend on. In times of weakness and hour of need, your voice is heard, ‘Come… find

rest.’ This is grace divine, the path we tread to wholeness of body and spirit, the path that leads to you, and for which we offer our offering of

praise. Amen.

Apply: How is it with your soul/my soul?

· What are the things that I’m engaging in that bring my soul closer


· What are the things that I’m doing that are putting a wedge between

God and myself?

· What are the things that I’m doing in my life that really make my soul

shine brightly and flourish?

· What are things I’m engaged in that are draining the life out of my


Someone once told me that prayer is to our souls as breathing is to our bodies. Wesley’s question helps me to make sure my soul is breathing.

Reminding me…to pause; to pray; to wonder; to be in awe; to laugh; to cry; to sing. It reminds me that it’s OK to be human. And that it’s more than OK to admit that I’m not doing well and need a little help from my friends.

Yield: When we follow Jesus well will find rest for our souls!

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