“Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28 )
Technology promised to make us more efficient so we could have more leisure time and more time with our families, but it hasn’t worked out that way. Amazing advances in technology have made us far more efficient and productive, but our thirst for more has caused us to cram our schedules full of additional activities. Many families are so busy especially with social media that they don’t even have one dinner together each week. No wonder we’re so tired.
The solution, we’ve tried to tell ourselves, is better time management or the latest technology, but that hasn’t worked either. We need something radically different, a new focus with new priorities. Jesus invites us to come to Him. He doesn’t promise to give us twenty-five-hour days or magically enable us to get everything. Instead, He invites us to trust Him and rest, to enjoy. His love and let Him lead us so that we distinguish the genuinely important from the seemingly urgent. Trusting in Him makes difference.