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I found this article to be helpful as I continue to define what Sabbath means for me. Do you take time apart? What does that look like for you? “Three years after the publication of Sabbath in the Suburbs, I continue to speak to groups about our family’s experience of taking a day each week for rest and play (which […]
My intention today is to be kind to myself. Ah sweet Mondays! I’m now in the habit of taking Monday as my day off – my Sabbath. I find that if I can maintain a day with nothing on my calendar then the days that are jam packed seem so much easier to handle. Do […]
Today I shall sing! What song does your heart sing today?
My intention today is to live the day without fear. What causes me to fear? My fears are internal. What if I can’t, don’t, or fail? My inner need to be helpful, to live up to expectations, can sometimes cause me to stall in my tracks and do nothing. Today I move pass the fears. […]
In a very busy weekend. This is a time to reflect, acknowledge, and be grateful. The calm and peacefullness of the wood stove and the energy of the plants bring me at last to the quiet center I seek… Are there times in your life like this?
I know…just stating the obvious. Lots to do. Assignments to email before Friday Start packing call to change our utilitie Decisions about phones, cable and internet Thanksgiving!!! Diane’s birthday Markham Fair! Love Feast at church Church meetings Work meetings and tasks The list can go on and on. What’s really important about that list? Family […]
I’m spending some time today collecting and connecting my thoughts from the previous week. I’ve been in a learning circle at Calling Lakes Retreat Centre in Saskatchewan. Such a beautiful spot set apart from the bustle of the world. We are not in isolation but rather in community. In the stillness of the Sabbath I […]
I’m working diligently right now to keep my life in perspective. This is when “Tweaking” becomes the norm and steadfast routines help in daily survival. Here is the time-line: May 1st , travel 6 hrs to pick up keys for new home and start the settle-in process May 4th, travel 6 hrs to prep for […]
Face life head on. Be yourself. And……