Tag Archives: rest

Are you rested?

Last week we talked about the value of work before rest. But the converse is true as well. Rest is necessary for the mind, body and soul so that we can return to productive and creative work. How do we experience that rest? Our society puts a high value on leisure time. In fact, billions…
Read more

Time to Rest?

An interesting podcast recently suggested that without creative work, there is no true rest. Creative work generates a product or useful service and can be done in an office, home, library, or on an assembly line. Sometimes we are paid for our work but we also might be serving as a volunteer or within our…
Read more

Jubilee Sabbath

Besides the liberty celebration we looked at last week, Jubilee also is a reflection of Sabbath. It is a sabbatical year and follows a sabbatical year. Sabbath, the seventh day, is a day to rest from our work. It is a weekly reminder that no matter how much we do, it is never going to…
Read more

Fresh Start

And you are to consecrate the fiftieth year, proclaiming freedom throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It will be a Jubilee for you; you will return everyone to the land he owns, and everyone is to return to his family. Leviticus 25:10 The Year of Jubilee occurred every 50 years, while the tribes were…
Read more

// Paste your Google Analytics code from Step 4 here