Our high resort

The evidence of escape-seeking in today's pressure-prone society underscores what Henry David Thoreau concluded over a century ago—that many people lead lives of quiet desperation. In some cases that desperation is no longer even quiet. Release is often sought through drugs, sex, status symbols, and frivolous indulgences, which sooner or later lose their claim both to luster and logic.

Was anyone ever under greater pressure than Christ Jesus, to whom multitudes thronged for healing? Than he who bore alone the awesome responsibility to awaken slumbering mankind to the truth of being? Yet the Master was able to assure his followers, "My yoke is easy, and my burden is light." Matt. 11:30;

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