By Keri Wyatt Kent

ISBN-10: 0310285976

ISBN-13: 9780310285977

Keri Wyatt Kent invitations readers to rediscover the traditional perform of Sabbath during this functional and obtainable publication. Kent's reviews as a retreat chief and a journalist collide as she bargains actual, interview-based tales besides scripturally dependent recommendation and information on the way to dwell in a rhythm of labor and leisure she calls 'Sabbath simplicity.' in accordance with what Jesus taught approximately Sabbath and the way he practiced it, Kent explores six points of Sabbath as Christian religious perform: resting, reconnecting, revising, pausing, enjoying, and praying. those are the antidote to our restlessness, isolation, and our moved quickly lives, workaholism, and self-absorption. residing a nonlegalistic, sanely paced, God-focused lifestyles leads us to freedom and beauty, pleasure and connection. a gaggle examine consultant is incorporated, making this booklet an outstanding selection for small teams.

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That same standard applies even to socializing, which means she usually doesn’t socialize on Sundays, except with her adult children. She does nothing to advance her career, either. She says, “I do no writing, coaching, or speaking preparation. No returning phone calls or business emails. ” Letitia’s work as a life coach requires intense interaction with other people, and so her Sabbath provides soul-balancing solitude. “I look forward to it and know I can hang on till Sunday regardless of how busy the week is,” she says.

He’s coming back for one bride, not a harem. ” They have studied under top Jewish scholars to learn more about the faith tradition that Jesus himself grew up in. They consider themselves to be Christians, followers of Jesus, but wanted to know more about Jesus’ Judaism, his culture, and how it inf luenced Christianity. Their Sabbath looks more like the Hebrew Shabbat, celebrated with traditional prayers and a traditional meal. As is the Jewish custom, their celebration begins on Friday evening and ends at sunset the next day — the seventh day, Herb points out, the day that God himself rested after creating the world.

He’d prided himself on being able to work long hours and get by on only a few hours of sleep. But after a while, his body rebelled against that abuse. He really could not sleep at all. ) told him he had so f looded his body with adrenaline that he simply would not be able to get back to normal sleep cycles without medication unless he drastically changed his lifestyle. ” He writes, “There are essentially three major activities in a release from our restlessness 45 each day that should be governed by night and day: productivity, relationships, and sleep.

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