28 Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. (Matt 11: 28-30)
What quotable verses. They've made their way into the scriptural rosary our family uses, and we regularly sing them at Mass as part of a hymn. You can tell from the tune that it's meant to be a comforting and reassuring idea: take a load off, you'll feel better.
But is that true? Is this what the verse means? For once I'm not asking rhetorically -- I really don't know. I do know that this is the kind of...READ MORE