For Sabbath’s Sake

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Sabbath Questions for Groups

Brainstorm with your family, religious community, and anyone else in your life who can help you create space for sabbath. What can you do, separately or together, to ensure that at least part of the sabbath day stays free of... Continue reading

Sabbath Time Rearrangement

Your life’s circumstances and obligations may differ from your friends and neighbors. Sabbath is not one-size-fits-all. However, not all obstacles to sabbath are permanent and immovable. How can you rearrange your current schedule and obligations to create space for a... Continue reading

Christmas Gift of Sabbath

Holy God, you gave me the gift of space and time through the sabbath. Help me to remember that when I number my days rightly, I live life abundantly, which is what you intend for me. Amen. Click this image... Continue reading
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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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