Sabbath in View
06 Feb 2017

Keeping Sabbath in View

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6:33 The new year turned the corner and on a

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02 Feb 2017

My Fitbit and the Holy Spirit

One of my Christmas gifts this year was a Fitbit. This is a watch on steroids. It is not simply a device that tells time. It tracks your steps, the

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shabbot
30 Jan 2017

What is Shabbat?

Shabbat – the Hebrew word for Sabbath – means “to come to an end, to cease, to stop, to pause.” Notice they are all active commands that a person needs to

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my-sabbath-april
23 Jan 2017

My Sabbath: A Personal Reflection – April Foster

Walking. Sitting. Reflecting. Reading. Being. Seeking. So many things come to mind when I think of ways that I have practiced Sabbath in my life. Growing up, like most people I

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toll booth
19 Jan 2017

Not Guilty

I recently received a notice from a law office requesting payment for a violation at an EZ Pass toll. My first reaction was, “Uh-oh, I’m in trouble!” After giving it

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Muller Book Review
16 Jan 2017

Book Review – Sabbath by Wayne Muller

For many in today’s society, busyness is worn like a badge of pride and exhaustion is the trophy to show for it. The ability to withstand relentless stress is often

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Giving a gift, handmade present wrapped in paper
10 Jan 2017

Each Day’s Surprise

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 “Happy New Year” has resounded all over the world! Many will be happy, elated and looking forward to welcoming in

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09 Jan 2017

Sabbath: A Divine Pattern

When we look at the very beginning of the Bible, I believe that God gives us a clear admonishment that is foundational not just for Old Testament covenant followers. After completing

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02 Jan 2017

A Closer Look at Sabbath

I remember it very clearly: my husband and I would each drive a 15 passenger van (remember those?) on two different routes around the city and pick people up for church

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23 Dec 2016

Unsung Words of the Christmas Story – Part 11: Out of You

Because the Christmas account is one that is so familiar to us, without realizing it, we tend to gloss over words because they seem to roll off our tongue. What

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22 Dec 2016

Unsung Words of the Christmas Story – Part 10: Had in mind

Because the Christmas account is one that is so familiar to us, without realizing it, we tend to gloss over words because they seem to roll off our tongue. What

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21 Dec 2016

Unsung Words of the Christmas Story – Part 9: Treasured and Pondered

Because the Christmas account is one that is so familiar to us, without realizing it, we tend to gloss over words because they seem to roll off our tongue. What

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