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Sabbath as Resistance

In Ken Shigematsu’s book, “Survival Guide for the Soul: How to Flourish Spiritually in a a World that Pressures Us to Achieve,” he writes a chapter titled, “Sabbath: The Rhythm of Resistance.” It’s a strange way to talk about sabbath, … Continue reading

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Digital Sabbatical

We are beginning to recognize the effects of the intrusive and unending pings from our electronic devices. It is as if the emotional and spiritual ecosystem has been supplanted by an invasive species.  Perhaps more than ever we need to … Continue reading

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The Soul Needs Rest

The soul craves rest. Our wills sometimes rejoice in striving; our bodies were made to (at least sometimes) know the exhilaration of tremendous challenge; our minds get stretched when they must focus even when tired. But the soul craves rest. … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Sabbath: A Morning Liturgy

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel writes a beautiful little book (100 pages) called, The Sabbath.  I often wondered why so many Christian authors regularly quote him, but after reading him, I can see the affinity there is in understanding God in … Continue reading

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