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Sharing the Sabbath

There are times in life when other people’s rest bothers me. The sleeping husband beside me when I’m suffering from worry and insomnia. The kids watching TV and their groans when I ask them to clean up. That person in the group project who is very willing to let others shoulder the work. And yet,… Read More Sharing the Sabbath

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Thankful

This weekend wasn’t a typical Thanksgiving. And as I write it’s with a mind and heart that have seen Facebook posts of pies and family photos and gratitude challenges. My family, both sides, loves the tradition of same every year dishes and casseroles and Turkey comas. This year there was more family gathered together than… Read More Thankful

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Six Week Stretch

Six weeks. Yep, that’s about right. The first two weeks of anything are the hardest but also exciting. The novelty is still there for about the first month and then reality sinks in at about week six. That’s how long it took the Israelites to start grumbling at Moses and Aaron and wish they were… Read More Six Week Stretch