Category Archives: The Experiment

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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“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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An Unexpected Sabbath

This past Sunday, I got an unexpected blessing. My oldest was home from church, sick with a stomach bug. I hated to miss fellowship and worship, and struggled with how to incorporate this component into my time at home with … 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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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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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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