Category Archives: Practical Stuff

Provision…and Socks

One year ago, it was back to school around here for almost all of us. Two of my kids going to elementary, one to preschool, and me…to my second year of seminary. If you’ve had even one kid in school, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Life

“But I trust in You, O God. I say, ‘You are my God, My times are in Your hands…” -Psalm 31:14-15 Sometimes I need to be reminded that my times are in God’s hands. In those moments, I turn to … Continue reading

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Summing It Up

I’m winding down my six month commitment to the Sabbath Keeping experiment, and wanted to share a song that has spoken to me immensely during this time. The song is by Audrey Assad, who is an amazing artist. If you’ve … Continue reading

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A Blessing

Came across this blessing today, and it is so beautiful, I wanted to share it. (There is not an author listed on my copy.) Be willing to listen. Be willing to speak. Be willing to cry. Be willing to seek. … Continue reading

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“Nexting”

Today I took spinning, but I was hardly there. Instead, while my legs pumped the pedals, my mind was in a race all its own. Apparently, I’m pretty hard-core about “nexting.” Last week, I became aware of my nexting patterns. … Continue reading

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Letting go of perfectionism

Perfectionism is losing it’s grip on my life. It’s not an overnight thing; this is a very slow process, and an unexpected outcome of Sabbath keeping for me. It has to do with taking one day each week to leave … Continue reading

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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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