Posts tagged with: sabbath

Rest, Sabbath, and Play: A Rule of Life for Marketplace Leaders

In 2020, while the world was reeling from the pandemic, I was embarking on a new journey. For 2 1/2 years I committed to quarterly three-day spiritual retreats within a transforming community.

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Restorative Rest: A Spiritual Practice

Jesus said, “Come off by yourselves; let’s take a break and get a little rest.” For there was constant coming and going. They didn’t even have time to eat. Mark 6:31

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Work, Rest, and Play

My mother’s family was from northern Germany. And I spent some of my childhood in the city of Hamburg located in the northernmost part of the country.

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The Types of Rest We Need

I don’t know about you, but when I think of rest, my brain starts conjuring up images of my weighted blanket, a cabin in the woods, a rocking chair on a screened-in porch, and the beach.

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Reassessing Our Relationship with Work and Rest

The other night, when the sky was dark and all was quiet in the house, and when I was fast asleep, I found myself startled awake by the abrupt opening of my bedroom door.

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Resources for Rest

Growing up in Southern California, I never ached for summer the way I do since moving to the Pacific Northwest. The cloudy and cold winters leave my body, mind, and perhaps even my soul longing for the warmth of sunny summer days.

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