“And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it:
because in it he had rested from all his work
which he had created and made.”
Genesis 2:3 King JamesVersion
To work six days and
then cease to labor.
Not five days, nor four --
the weekend is not a
from King James Authorized
to the English Revised Version,
“All work and no play,
makes Jack a dull boy,”
was an oft repeated timeworn
phrase of my childhood days.
How are we to measure days
and nights, when the days are
always beginning somewhere
and ending somewhere else.
Days have no end.
Cities do not sleep,
The Internet, cell phones
global worldwide communications
are always buzzing along.
Life in this present century
has no downtime switch.
But there is one who loves us more
than we dare love ourselves.
For He hath said –
“Come unto me all ye that labour, and are heavy laden
, and I will give ye rest. 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. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30. (King James Version)
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