Finding Sabbath Rest

Finding Sabbath Rest: Finding The Untapped Power of What If

Walking… One step in front of another, the misty air goes in, clenching my sensitive lungs, then is forced out with a burst of white while the moisture in the air makes the curls that show under the red beret even more curly and tangled. Sometimes I really enjoy the feels of hiding within and remaining […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest

Finding Sabbath Rest: Learning to Abide

I’ve not heard a lot of talking about what it means to abide, so when this word popped up in our conversation this past week, I had to do a little digging to see what it really meant. In Hebrew, the word ABIDE is יָשַׁב or ya-shab – to remain, to dwell, to inhabit. This word means, […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest

Finding Sabbath Rest: I Give Up

I gave up this week.   Just flat out gave up. I laid on my purple duvet in the room with the orange walls and, after a few choice words to the Creator of the Universe? I gave up. I admit, I pouted some too…  And that was when it hit me. Transformation has to start […]

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One Word 365 – Transformation

For at least the past three years I’ve spent December hearing about “One Word 365”.   My friends have talked about the “word” they believed would be the banner for vision for the following year.  My sister brought it up last Christmas.  I got nothing. As per usual, I left most of those conversations feeling confused and […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest – Hanukkah Edition – Is This The Jewish Christmas?

The lights twinkled on dark green pine trees while little white flakes of snow floated lazily down from the cloudy sky. “Oh, mama, it’s so beautiful!” I shook my head in agreement as we stood shoulder to shoulder with several hundred other residents of our little Central Oregon town and watched as the Christmas season […]

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