To make sure we don't get emotionally heavy-laden
with the words of woe both written and read by Katrina victims and others, she anoints us with another Gospel song.
These words echo Jesus: "Come to me, all who are weary and heavy-laden
, and I will give you rest.
After splitting his sledge on ice rubble the pair decided to continue with just two heavy-laden
sleds between them.
Although I have experienced times of disappointment, sadness and even grief over the years, that heavy-laden
sense of depression has never returned.
I was up at first light looking at the firs and spruces, all drooped and heavy-laden
with the stuff.
The point is always made brilliantly and with perception; however, we must plow through a heavy-laden
structures are alien to Firmitas in modern terms.
Peat bogs were the big hazard on the way to the top but the independent drive on each wheel hauled the heavy-laden
Range Rover out of the mire time and again.
While it serves to mock the comfort of the 'comfortable words' set out in the Prayer Book ('Come unto me all that travail and are heavy-laden
, and I will refresh you'(6)) by offering torture as respite to torture, the author(s) also seem to present it as the antitype to the throne which, a short while before, has been winched down from the ceiling of the aedes:
Come to me all ye who are weary and heavy-laden
and I shall give you rest.