Category Archives: Sabbath Keeping Basics

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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Dr. Seuss and the Sabbath

A few days ago, I rounded the corner of my room to see my eldest son playing a Dr. Seuss game on the PBS kids website, donning an oversized red and white striped stovepipe hat on his head. Ashton wasn’t … Continue reading

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Is Sabbath keeping a lost art??

In his book Celebration of Disciplines, Richard Foster talks about how fasting as a spiritual discipline is becoming, he feels, a lost art. It’s difficult to know how to begin and end a fast, Foster points out, because most of … Continue reading

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A better story

God wrote a beautiful story for our lives that offers order and rhythm. To many of us, this story reads like a fairytale…it feels unattainable in the world today. For those who live in the story, there is a sense … Continue reading

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One story: producing more and having it all

Whether or not we realize it, we are all living in stories. The stories are constructed by society, by our idealogy, by good marketers, and even by our friends. We’ve all picked a story, although for most of us, this … Continue reading

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the Sabbath Keeping experiment

Sabbath Keeping is not the topic I thought I’d be blogging about in 2011. In fact, I haven’t kept a Sabbath, according to just about anyone’s definition (the Bible included), since…well…never. So what is the Sabbath Keeping experiment, and how … Continue reading

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