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Obstacles to Sabbath

What obstacles in your life prevent you from keeping the sabbath?

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Creating a Space for Sabbath

Designate a space in your home that will remind you to keep time holy. It can be a corner of a room, a special chair, your porch, or another spot in your home. How will you use this space for...Continue reading
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Seeing What Blocks Your Sabbath

In solitude, write the circumstances in your life (work, chores, errands, caregiving, commitments) that keep you from claiming the gifts of sabbath—rest, worship, and community. Write down everything that keeps you from setting aside this time, including your fears and...Continue reading
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Help in Lack of Sabbath

Loving God, you know all the reasons why I am unable to keep sabbath. Infuse me with willpower and your Spirit, with hope and courage, so that I may observe the gift of your creation. Help me view my sabbath...Continue reading
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For Sabbath’s Sake

For Sabbath’s Sake In the age of 24/7, it’s difficult to find holy time amid our jam-packed days, especially as we prepare for the holidays. Work and home are no longer separate. We find ourselves tethered to the very devices…

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