The news keeps getting worse. Uncertainties abound – both shortterm and longterm.. There’s no escaping the fact you’re living in a new normal. You wonder whether anything will ever be the same. You try hard to keep a stiff upper lip – in fact, you even try to make lemonade from the lemons COVID-19 has given you – but it doesn’t always seem to work. You’re anxious. You’re exhausted. And there are moments when you don’t know what to do – but you’re not sure how much longer you can keep it. You’re anxious. You’re afraid. And you’re exhausted. So what can you do? Run to Jesus. Run to Jesus – who loves you passionately. Run to Jesus – whose arms are wide open. Run to Jesus – who is waiting for you. Run to Jesus – who is speaks these words directly to you,

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 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. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30 NIV