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Time to Rest

When an international scholar visited a seminary in the US, he was surprised to see an American colleague gardening on Sunday.

3 Prayers to Refresh Your Weary Soul

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More than any other year, 2020 has been a year that has kept us on our toes. After 10 months of living the COVID-19 life, l for one have become weary. If your soul, too, is feeling weary and downtrodden from all that’s been happening this year, l hope that the following three prayers will rejuvenate you.

How a Month with God Changed My Life

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In August, I felt like God told me to take the month of September as a Sabbath—a time to stop and rest. I felt called to stop working, stop my planning, and to spend some quality, uninterrupted time with God.

Rest Affects

One morning, I was surprised to see my mail carrier lugging his heavy bag. The online retailer had started offering Sunday delivery, so it was no longer a day of rest for postal workers.

To My Little Girl on International Women's Day

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Today, men and women are elevating the heroic achievements of women, and others are bringing attention to the debate on gender roles and equality. Some will say we’ve made progress, and they will be right. Others will focus on how far we have yet to go, and they will be right too.

5 Ways to Refuel When You're Drained

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Do you ever feel drained? Overwhelmed by life, but with no energy to deal with any of it? Do you have days when even brushing your teeth before bed feels like a challenge? You’re not alone. We all have these moments.

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Rest

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It happened to me again: a long weekend promised an extra day of rest, but after the break, I was dragging myself out of bed and not relishing the start of the work week.

When We Settle for Less Than Rest

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I am as guilty as anyone of cramming way too much into my schedule. It’s not that I have a problem saying “no”—I do that regularly—it’s that I just enjoy living a full life.

When Did You Last Stop for A Coffee Break?

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A month and a half ago, I got a message from a friend who was newly married and in grad school. Life was busy, he told me, and asked how my husband and I managed our time when we were first married.