Rest (Artful Devotion)

Lenbach, Franz von_The Red Umbrella
Franz von Lenbach (German, 1836–1904), The Red Umbrella, ca. 1860. Oil on paper mounted on cardboard, 10 1/2 × 13 3/5 in. (26.9 × 34.6 cm). Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg.

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

—Matthew 11:28


SONG: “Rest” by Ken Burton, 2009 | Performed by the Aeolians of Oakwood University, on Aeolianology A Cappella, vol. 1, 2015

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