Monthly Archives: February 2011

This is harder than it looks…

If you’ve decided to keep the Sabbath with me, you might be finding right about now that this Sabbath Keeping experiment is harder than it looks. I have a theory about this. Of all the commandments, this one really looks … Continue reading

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Toolkit: Questions to encourage thoughtful living

Jesus asks a lot of great questions, which are recorded throughout the Gospels. There are remarkable questions like, “Who do you say that I am?” and questions of interpretation, such as “What is written in the law? How do you … Continue reading

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Sabbath Shift: Thoughtful Living

There is a Jewish Sabbath prayer that I love: Days pass, Years vanish, And we walk sightless among miracles. What would enable us to better see the miracles of God? Much of the answer is found in the reflection and … Continue reading

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Watchman Nee on “Sitting, then Walking”

A well-read friend of mine read a bit of my blog and pointed me to a classic Christian author whom I’ve been missing out on all these years: Watchman Nee. Nee became a Christian in China in 1920, and ultimately … Continue reading

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Six plus one does not equal seven

While I was researching Sabbath keeping last semester, I came across a compelling article by Rob Bell in Relevant Magazine. Rob tackles the purpose of advent. As he explores why it’s important to wait through the season of advent, he … Continue reading

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Finding my voice again

Several years ago, my husband scored backstage passes for Nichole Nordeman. I was elated to meet her, primarily because she was formative in my own song writing. I still feel the emotions of lyrics from her first album as they … Continue reading

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