Sabbath

I LOVE this idea.

Glass Overflowing

Our church changed our monthly worship ‘rhythm’ this summer. Once a month, we worship Saturday at 5 pm and then take Sunday as an intentional day of sabbath rest.

On the Sunday when we don’t worship, people are invited to be intentional about how they spend their “day off”. It is not another day to work. It is a day to be present and experience joy. It is a day to enjoy God’s creation and the relationships we treasure.

Yesterday, I went for a long bike ride and then read the Sunday New York Times at my favorite coffee shop.

image on the banks of the Payette

We drove up to the Payette River and Justin and Elliott kayaked while I read a book on the bank of the river.

Justin poses for camera while Elliott dutifully steers the course Justin poses for camera while Elliott dutifully steers the course

It was a great day. It seemed to last much longer…

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