Tag Archives: Sabbath

Praying at the Intersection of Creation and Creator

I didn’t know there was a technical term to describe the way I’ve been enjoying God these last four years, but there is. And I like it. In the book Sacred Pathways, Gary Thomas describes nine ways Christians draw near … Continue reading

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A British Vet and a Sabbath Heart

I’m finally starting to take after my favorite British veterinarian. That’s a sentence I never dreamed I would type, and a change that I never thought would happen. It’s one of the unexpected benefits of Sabbath, and I didn’t see … Continue reading

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Restored

I knew in advance that I needed what La Jolla Canyon had to offer today. I’ve rarely headed out on a Sabbath Hike with this much anticipation. It’s been an emotionally draining month. Four weeks ago, we announced that we … Continue reading

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Three Years of Rest #1 – A Letter to Me

I parked the car, slipped a ratty daypack over my shoulder, took a deep breath, and headed out on my first Sabbath hike to Rice Canyon near my home north of Los Angeles. I had discovered the principle of the … Continue reading

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Check Your Six

It’s a phrase that was born among fighter pilots, as a reminder to beware of enemy aircraft coming up behind them in their “six o’clock” position. Pilots know that it’s not enough to look forward or to the side – … Continue reading

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You will – you really will – find rest for your souls

Blogging experts (let’s call them Blogsperts) tell us that shorter blogs are more likely to be read, and that it’s wise to limit yourself when possible to 500 – 700 words.  Some topics can be adequately covered in that space. … Continue reading

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The Tomb is Empty – Where is Jesus Now?

The title of this post asks a simple question, but don’t answer it too quickly. Yes, two gospels and the book of Acts describe Christ’s post-resurrection departure to heaven. In about a month, much of the Christian world will celebrate … Continue reading

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