Categories: HomiliesPublished On: July 15th, 2021Tags: , 222 words6.7 min read
He Ain’t Heavy

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He Ain’t Heavy

The gospel reading today tells us that the yoke of Jesus is not heavy . . . It reminds me of a song from the past. Here are the words in poetic fashion.

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother

The road is long
With many a winding turn
That leads us to who knows where
Who knows where
But I’m strong
Strong enough to carry him
He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

So on we go
His welfare is of my concern
No burden is he to bear
We’ll get there

For I know
He would not encumber me
He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

If I’m laden at all
I’m laden with sadness
That everyone’s heart
Isn’t filled with the gladness
Of love for one another

It’s a long, long road
From which there is no return
While we’re on the way to there
Why not share

And the load
Doesn’t weigh me down at all
He ain’t heavy he’s my brother

He’s my brother
He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother, he ain’t heavy

Beautiful words to reflect upon today.

May the Lord bless you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen