Category: Sabbath

Total 7 Posts

Rest

This week, after a whirlwind weekend of celebrations and travel, I hit an energy wall. I was exhausted– mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  In the past, I would have pushed through, ignoring my body, brain, and soul’s exhaustion. But since becoming a Christian minimalist, I am much more aware of

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You Are Not Your Productivity

Christians often end up being overachievers. Excited about our faith, we want to serve God and others– and before we know it, our schedules are overly full, filled with groups and ministries and new church programs. Being involved in church and serving God and others is important– in fact, it’s

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Counter-Cultural Living: Sabbath and What Matters Most

Here at Christian Minimalism, we have most recently been looking at how living as a Christian minimalist is counter-cultural. Our theme verse has been: “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of

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Slow Down!

When I was in seminary (graduate school for people called by God to public ministry), I broke my foot. If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know painful it can be. But even more than that, you know how inconvenient it can be. Simple actions that you could do with

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A Simple Adventure

May the Lord, maker of heaven and earth, bless you from Zion. (Psalm 134:3) My husband Will and I are spending this week in the Adirondacks at a Christian gathering, and we had the opportunity to try railbiking yesterday. Railbiking is like an old railroad and a recumbent exercise bike

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Sabbath on the Seas

“I gave them my sabbaths, as a sign between me and them, so that they might know that I the Lord sanctify them.” (Ezekiel 20:12) I’m terrible at rest. Like, really, really bad. I know that God instituted the sabbath for a reason. I know that Jesus took time out

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