“Come unto me all who are heavy laden, and I will refresh you.” Familiar words to every member of the Body of Christ! Yet do you we really understand, much less fully accept, the most extraordinary and tender of invitations extended by Jesus Christ?
God has gifted our Parish with a multitude of talents, which He invites us to use in service both to one another and to the Church. Without exception, each one of us has been gifted in this way – so let’s not bury them, but put them to use!
In today’s New Testament reading from Paul’s letter to the Romans, we have summarized for us all the complexity of the ‘Law’ into one simple yet powerful expression: “Love your Neighbor as Yourself”.