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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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Ten Ways to Savor the Gift of Time (Repost)

A woman immigrated to the United States and began the arduous task of learning English. Part of learning a language conversationally, of course, involves reflecting back what one hears others say. So when people would greet the woman and ask … Continue reading

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Have I Taken a Permanent Sabbath from Blogging?

No—I’m still going strong at The Blue Room. Come on over!

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Coffee with Jesus Goes Sabbathy

I got this comic sent to me umpteen times yesterday—I think I’m now The Sabbath Lady—but it’s pretty on point.   May you find make time for some maintenance this week. And if my book and Coffee with Jesus aren’t … Continue reading

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RevGal Reviews Sabbath in the Suburbs

From Beth Birkholz’s great review: I mentioned this book to a Sunday School class of young parents, and their reaction was the same as mine: “Oh no.  There is NO FREAKIN WAY.”  That’s an actual quote. LOL! I hear you, young parents. … Continue reading

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