Reflections of Faith
Read and be inspired by a reflection based on today's Gospel made by members of the Verbum Dei Family in Manila.
July 18, 2019 Thursday
Gospel: Matthew 11:28–30
“Come to me and I will give you rest.” (cf. Mt 11:28)
Do you feel physically tired, because of too much work? Stressed, pressured, feeling dry in prayer life? Are you burdened with baggages you've been carrying – doubts, insecurities, expectations, demands, disappointments, angers and fears?
In today's Gospel, Jesus invites us to come to Him, and claim His assurance that He will give us rest. It is important for us to know where or whom to go to when we are burdened and weary. And it is only in Jesus that we can find peace, rest, protection and the love that we need.
Let us ask Mother Mary to help us to come to Jesus whenever we feel burdened with heavy loads. Let her teach us to submit ourselves to the one who could give us rest. Amen.