Monthly Archives: December 2012

Eat, Drink and Do Sabbath, for Tomorrow We…

We’ve all been having fun with this Mayan prophecy about the end of the world, haven’t we? And yet. For the last few days it has felt a bit like the world is falling apart. It’s times like this, thinking … Continue reading

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“Hakuna Matata” Your Way Through Advent

A quote from Renita Weems’s book Listening for God. It’s been kicking around my head this month, as I weigh getting things done with savoring the season: I will never be the writer I would have been had I not … Continue reading

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Sabbath Advice from Winnie the Pooh

One of the happy discoveries in my Sabbath adventure was the prophet Isaiah, who urges us to keep the Sabbath as a “delight.” This word opened up all kinds of possibilities for our family. Sabbath can be difficult to practice, … Continue reading

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Sabbath with Teenagers, Continued

Kerrie was in a group I led recently on the book, and she offers this wonderful comment on my post from last month about observing Sabbath with teens: …When the kids were small we had family Sabbath every Sunday but … Continue reading

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How to Handle Interruptions to Your Sabbath

At a recent book reading, a woman asked, “How do you handle interruptions? After an incredibly busy and stressful week, I’ve set aside tomorrow as my Sabbath day. I need it so badly. But I got a message from a … Continue reading

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