I have a lot to do today. And I have a wicked sinus headache. Not a great combination.

I’ve been sitting here at my computer, trying to get caught up on email and paying bills and stopping every 2 minutes to add something else to the to-do list that I forgot about and then re-counting the hours until it’s time to take another Advil.

I’ve got iTunes open in the background, but I wasn’t really paying attention to it—and then this song started playing: This Rock Is Jesus by the bluegrass band NewFound Road.

It’s a good tune, but I don’t actually remember buying the song or hearing it before—or, perhaps more accurately, I never really paid attention to it before.

Anyway, the line that stands out this morning is: “When you can’t hold to the rock, the rock holds on to you.” 

Seems deep. Comforting, too. I’m too headache-y to do a full theological unpacking of it—but it’s still bringing a sense of peace. It may be a long day, with a bad headache, but Jesus is holding on tight.

When you can’t hold to the rock, the rock holds on to you.