Monthly Archives: February 2014

Unplug Next Friday!

Originally posted on The Blue Room, my author site. I’ve written before about the Sabbath Manifesto folks. I love their whimsy and style in promoting a practice that’s deep and ancient, yet ripe for a reboot. Check out their ten principles for … Continue reading

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Busyness is Not a Virtue

Here’s one of the videos I use in group presentations on Sabbath in the Suburbs. (It’s also available as one of the Sabbath Supplementals study materials.) It’s short, just a couple of minutes, but usually enough to get people talking … Continue reading

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Mindful Parenting: A Book Review

Originally posted at The Blue Room. I was recently sent a review copy of Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World by Kristen Race. A self-proclaimed “brain geek,” Race has a PhD in … Continue reading

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But Can I Watch Football on the Sabbath?

  When I speak to groups about Sabbath, I almost always start at the same place: Turn to the person next to you and tell them one thing that brings you delight. It can’t be work-related (though I hope you are … Continue reading

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When Life Is Stressful… Or, When a Chair is Not a Chair

(Originally posted at The Blue Room.) We’re experiencing some moderate upheaval in the Dana house. My husband’s company was recently acquired by a firm in California. This has meant some exciting opportunities in the works, but also a lot of … Continue reading

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