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11.26.17 – looking back on a good SUNday

Today I remembered (again) that in winter months, the Sun's presence is a huge indicator of my mood. Today the Sun shone on my head and in my heart (thank you Jesus!) So today was a cheerful day. I didn't follow most of my "Sabbath rules." Although I tried to start the day free from… Continue reading 11.26.17 – looking back on a good SUNday

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11.19.17 – where the sky was white and gray and some thoughts on honesty

So back to the series that launched this blog: Sundays! When this journey began, each Sunday I wrote up a little journal entry about that day's happenings, thoughts on the sabbath, etc. Most of my writing never made it past the draft stage, because I was looking for a nice ribbon to tie up all… Continue reading 11.19.17 – where the sky was white and gray and some thoughts on honesty

the WHY behind my social media sabbatical

Last night, as I was laying in bed, just about to fall asleep and I realized why I need to take this break from social media. All the swirling, jumbled thoughts quieted down and organized themselves in my sub-conscious brain. Has that ever happened to you? The minute I stopped thinking, the answer presented itself… Continue reading the WHY behind my social media sabbatical

A prayer: “may my heart be more knit to Jesus.”

Recently, I've been encouraged and challenged by the old Puritan prayer collection, The Valley of Vision. Yesterday, I stumbled upon a few prayers in the back of the book pertaining to the sabbath. This prayer has helped to remind me of the purposes of the Lord's Day and moves through blessing God, confessing sin, then… Continue reading A prayer: “may my heart be more knit to Jesus.”

2.19.17- On having an agenda and a little farm visit

First let me say, Hello February! I love you! Today it was 60 degrees and sunny, blue skies. So good, good, good for my Vitamin D deprived soul. The morning was typical: picked up donuts, served in the kid's rooms at church and home for lunch and naps/quiet time. After a rough week and busy Saturday,… Continue reading 2.19.17- On having an agenda and a little farm visit