We Know It Fruitless | 1.13.21

Were I to make a poll, were you to answer it honestly, I’ve an overwhelming suspicion that 99% of you would answer Yes, to the following question: Do I carry the unnecessary weight of worry on a regular basis? My hand is up, my answer is yes. From financial concerns, health worries, fears of inadequacy and irrelevancy in an ever-changing world, to the more mundane problems of what to make for dinner, or how much laundry is waiting to be done, there are ten million things a day that steal our attention, that bog us down with weight. We know, all this while, that the worry doesn’t help and never adds up to anything useful, but we worry all the same. We carry these burdens like Sisyphus and then marvel when the boulder of it all falls back onto us.

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