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Surrendering to Sabbath – Week 5

“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.” Isaiah 30:15 May your Sabbath be the window to the soul, the place of excavated beauty you find in your own back yard. Moments of awe … Continue reading

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Surrendering to Sabbath – Week 3

The process of eating together reveals our humanness, pulling back the façade of our self-sufficiency. In the simplicity of asking someone to pass the butternut squash, we’re reminded we don’t just need food but each other. We cannot go it … Continue reading

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Surrendering to Sabbath: Week Two

“What happens when we stop working and controlling nature?” Moishe Konigsberg responds. “When we don’t operate machines, or pick flowers, or pluck fish from the sea? . . . When we cease interfering in the world we are acknowledging that … Continue reading

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Steeping in This Reality

If God gives such attention to the appearance of wildflowers—most of which are never even seen—don’t you think he’ll attend to you, take pride in you, do his best for you? What I’m trying to do here is to get … Continue reading

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Like Snow in Summer

Faithful messengers are as refreshing as snow in the heat of summer. ~Proverbs 25:13a A Sunday Reflection  She wears a colorful striped sweater, lays her bible and purse on a chair, and sits next to me in the circle of women. … Continue reading

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Because Life is a Wonderful Mystery

I assume to know how a person can awaken from slumber, turn off an alarm clock, fry an egg over flames, taste a warm cup of coffee, only to start over again the next day. What I don’t assume is … Continue reading

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Finding a Masterpiece Among the Sweaters

  For by grace you have been saved through faith.     And this is not your own doing, it is a gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.   For we are his masterpiece, created … Continue reading

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